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Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer

Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer

This suggests that strategies that can restimulate the immune system to recognise and target HER2 early during cancer development may be effective treatment options.

Six-in-one pediatric vaccine launched in India

Six-in-one pediatric vaccine launched in India

The vaccine, Hexaxim, indicated for primary and booster vaccination of infants and toddlers from six weeks to 24 months of age, provides protection against six major childhood diseases -- diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, Haemophilus influenza B and Hepatitis B.

Scientists develop vaccine against opioid overdose

Scientists develop vaccine against opioid overdose

The vaccine blocks the pain-numbing effects of the opioid drugs oxycodone (oxy) and hydrocodone (hydro) in animal models, said the study published online in the journal ACS Chemical Biology.

People above 60 years should get vaccinated against invasive pneumonia: AIIMS doctors

People above 60 years should get vaccinated against invasive pneumonia: AIIMS doctors

Doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday suggested people above 60 years to get themselves vaccinated against invasive pneumonia, an acute condition when the organisms goes beyond the respiratory tract causing severe infection.

Unsustainable immune response to chronic viral infection is triggered by inflammation

 A study finds fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.

India's Sun Pharma joins hands with ICGEB to develop dengue vaccine

The vaccine will be targeted against all the four serotypes of dengue virus that cause fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, rash in humans.

World's first dengue vaccine 'Dengvaxia' now approved in 11 countries

Dengvaxia, world's first vaccine for the deadly disease dengue has now been approved in 11 more countries.

New dengue vaccine may up infection in low affected areas: Study

 The newly licensed dengue vaccine may actually increase the incidence of infections if used in low transmission areas, a team of international researchers has warned.

Delhi: AIIMS claims to have discovered oral vaccine to cure Hepatitis B

AIIMS claims to have discovered oral vaccine to cure Hepatitis B.
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Researchers identify potent antibodies against HIV

 Scientists have developed a structure-based vaccine design that can jumpstart an effective immune response to HIV by rapidly offsetting antibodies against the virus, which so far have been unsuccessful.

Inovio Ebola vaccine shows positive results in phase I human trials

The vaccine was safe, tolerable, and generated strong T cell and antibody responses in its fully enrolled phase I study of 75 healthy subjects.

First vaccine against Rota virus launched in India

 Aiming to slash the prevalence of violence-borne diarrhoea, the health ministry on Saturday launched the Rota Virus vaccine here, which will be available free of cost at public healthcare facilities, initially in four states.

Improper refrigerated vaccines risk lives in China

 China has been urged by food and drug administration to investigate approximately 570 million yuan ($88 million) worth of improperly refrigerated vaccines sold since 2010, which could put patients' lives at risk.

Vaccine against dengue virus is 100 percent effective: Study

An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world's most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100 percent effective in early trials and could speed up the pace of a vaccine against Zika, researchers said today.

Indian scientists develop Hepatitis C vaccine

The team from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has developed a vaccine for HCV genotype 3a.

Most vaccine-related posts on social media are anti-vaccine: Study

Most vaccine-related posts on social media are anti-vaccine: Study

These visual platforms are growing quickly. Pinterest now has around 74 million users.

Zika virus spreads explosively, four million cases forecast: WHO

The Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is "spreading explosively" and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

Chickenpox vaccine may cause eye inflammation

 Although rare, a vaccine for chickenpox and shingles which has been in use for more than 20 years and is considered an essential medicine by the World Health Organization, can cause corneal inflammation in some patients, says a new study.

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Ebola vaccine

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed today his country had developed a vaccine for the Ebola virus which has killed thousands of people in west Africa.

New vaccine strategy shields high-risk cancer patients from flu

Even though patients with multiple myeloma and other plasma cell disorders may receive an annual flu vaccine, studies show that a one-time flu shot does not offer adequate immune response.