Medical research

New 'adjuvant' could hold future of vaccine development

Scientists at Oregon State University have developed a new "adjuvant" that could allow the creation of important new vaccines, possibly become a universal vaccine carrier and help medical experts tackle many diseases more ...


Candidate H7N9 avian flu vaccine works better with adjuvant

An experimental vaccine to protect people against H7N9 avian influenza prompted immune responses in 59 percent of volunteers who received two injections at the lowest dosage tested, but only if the vaccine was mixed with ...

Oncology & Cancer

ASCO endorses cancer care ontario breast cancer guidelines

(HealthDay)—The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has endorsed the Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) recommendations on the role of patient and disease factors in selecting adjuvant therapy for early-stage breast cancer, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Nivolumab may induce successful depletion of HIV reservoir

(HealthDay)—Nivolumab treatment for non-small-cell lung cancer may induce successful depletion of HIV reservoir, according to a letter to the editor published online Dec. 1 in the Annals of Oncology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

pH-balanced vaginal gel doesn't improve dyspareunia

(HealthDay)—For breast cancer survivors who are premenopausal at diagnosis, a pH-balanced vaginal gel is no better than placebo for improving dyspareunia and overall sexual function, according to a study published in the ...

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