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Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories May Lower Vaccination Rate
2014-02-26 09:39:35

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Within an hour of birth it is suggested that children receive their first vaccinations. Interestingly, many people balk at the idea of vaccinating their infants and children due to an overwhelming amount of anti-vaccine conspiracy theories. These rumors often fill parents with fear when it comes time for the nurse to shove the dreaded needle into their little one. However, many people attaching to these theories forget the...

2014-02-24 08:28:13

Deal Provides Elanco with a Leading Poultry Vaccine Portfolio and Manufacturing Capabilities GREENFIELD, IN, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elanco, the animal health division of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY), today announced an agreement to acquire Lohmann SE (Lohmann Animal Health), a privately-held company headquartered in Cuxhaven, Germany. Lohmann Animal Health is a global leader in the supply of poultry vaccines and also markets a range of feed additives. The acquisition will...

2014-02-24 08:05:42

IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) This discovery clears the path to developing more efficient vaccines against meningitis and pneumonia, responsible for the death of millions of children every year Researchers have discovered the presence of a novel subtype of innate lymphoid cells in human spleen essential for the production of antibodies. This discovery, published in the prestigious journal Nature Immunology, clears the path to the identification of novel strategies...

Skin Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise In Wild Mice
2014-02-21 13:29:55

PLOS Papillomaviruses (linked to cervical cancer when they infect the mucosal tissue in the female reproductive tract) can also infect normal skin, where they cause warts and possibly non-melanoma skin cancer, mostly in immune-suppressed organ transplant patients. An article published on February 20th in PLOS Pathogens suggests that vaccination might prevent virus-associated benign and malignant skin tumors. Transplant recipients need to take immunosuppressive drugs for the rest of...

2014-02-20 12:10:40

Infection is a major global health problem affecting 160 million people worldwide Rutgers University scientists have determined the structure of a hepatitis C surface protein, a finding that could assist in the development of a vaccine to halt the spread of the the deadly disease that has infected 3.2 million Americans. Joseph Marcotrigiano, associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, says this new research – published online today in Nature – describes an outer region of...

2014-02-19 16:21:15

DUBLIN, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/frs7k2/animalveterinary ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Animal/Veterinary Vaccines Market - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The animal vaccines market studied is segmented by products, animal diseases, and technologies that are involved in developing vaccines for...

Studies Of Cow Antibodies Help Scientists Understand How Our Own Bodies Work
2014-02-19 12:20:46

American Institute of Physics Understanding how antibodies work is important for designing new vaccines to fight infectious diseases and certain types of cancer and for treating disorders of the immune system in animals and humans. In research to be presented at the 58th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, taking place in San Francisco from Feb. 15-19, Dr. Damian Ekiert, who is now at the University of California, San Francisco, will describe research he conducted as part of a team of...

2014-02-18 09:02:53

Discovery by North Carolina researchers described at biophysical society meeting may advance development of vaccines to fight global, mosquito-borne scourge Dengue fever, an infectious tropical disease caused by a mosquito-borne virus, afflicts millions of people each year, causing fever, headache, muscle and joint pains and a characteristic skin rash. In some people the disease progresses to a severe, often fatal, form known as dengue hemorrhagic fever. Despite its heavy toll, the...

2014-02-18 04:21:13

New VPs of R&D and Clinical Development add extensive pharmaceutical and biotech immunotherapy product development experience BLUE BELL, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced it has expanded its senior management team with two appointments to help advance the company's growing pipeline of preclinical and clinical DNA vaccines. Inovio has appointed Dr. Laurent Humeau as Vice President of R&D and Dr. Jan Marie-Albert Van...

2014-02-14 16:25:28

Featured Talk Emphasizes Importance of Antigen-Specific Dendritic Cell Cancer Vaccines to Generate Powerful T-Cell Response LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that the Company's Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, John S. Yu, MD, delivered a presentation highlighting the therapeutic importance of utilizing antigen-specific dendritic cell (DC) cancer vaccines for inducing a potent T-cell...


Latest Vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-01-12 16:40:04

Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...

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