News tagged with tuberculosis vaccine
The world's most advanced tuberculosis vaccine failed to protect babies against the infectious disease, according to a new study in South Africa.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence from a four-year field study has shown that BCG vaccination reduces the risk of tuberculosis infection in unvaccinated badger cubs in vaccinated groups, as well as in badgers that received the vaccine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study led by The University of Manchester has demonstrated that new technology that can analyse millions of gene sequences in a matter of seconds is an effective way to quickly and accurately identify diseases in skeletons.
Medical research Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cases of one of the world's deadliest diseases—tuberculosis—are rising at an alarming rate, despite widespread vaccination. Reasons for the ineffectiveness of the vaccine, especially in regions where this infectious disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinician researchers in China have developed a vaccine that acts simultaneously against HIV-1 and M. tuberculosis (Mtb). An estimated 14 million people worldwide are coinfected with the two pathogens. The research is published ...
Immunology May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The tuberculosis vaccine is often used as a treatment for bladder cancer, and adding vitamin D might improve the vaccine's effectiveness, according to new research from the University of Rochester Medical Center presented ...
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The only tuberculosis vaccine currently available is already over 90 years old - and is unsatisfactory in terms of its effectiveness. Although it protects young children against developing tuberculosis, it ...
Medications Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the past decade, scientists have made significant progress building the critical knowledge and infrastructure needed to identify and develop novel tuberculosis (TB) vaccine candidates and move the most promising ones into ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Statens Serum Institut and Aeras today announce the initiation of the first Phase I clinical trial of a new candidate TB vaccine designed to protect people latently infected with TB from developing active TB disease. The ...
Medications Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Trudeau Institute may help in the ongoing fight against tuberculosis. Dr. Andrea Cooper's lab has discovered a connection between the development of new lymphoid tissue within the lung and protection ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Are you genetically predisposed to tuberculosis? Scientists may now be able to answer this question and doctors may be able to adjust their therapeutic approach based on what they learn. That's because new research presented ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new vaccine to combat tuberculosis is less effective at stimulating an immune response when administered to Gambian infants in combination with the routine immunisation schedule, according to clinical trial results published ...
Medications Jun 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The final participant in a clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of a new vaccine against tuberculosis (TB) has been vaccinated.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The two thousand, seven hundred and eighty-fourth baby has been vaccinated today in South Africa as part of a clinical trial of a new vaccine against tuberculosis. The new TB vaccine is the most advanced in ...
Medications Apr 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Tuberculosis vaccines are vaccinations intended for the prevention of tuberculosis. There is currently only one tuberculosis vaccine available, bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG).
Other tuberculosis vaccines currently in development are:
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