Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Closing the gap on developing a vaccine for middle ear infections

Researchers from Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics, together with the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio, have uncovered groundbreaking evidence to help vaccine developers prevent middle ear infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine could offer protection against ear infections

A team of international researchers has moved a step closer to developing a vaccine to protect against middle ear infection, currently the most common infection in children under the age of five. The vaccine could also be ...

Medical research

Vaccine adjuvant uses host DNA to boost pathogen recognition

Aluminum salts, or alum, have been injected into billions of people as an adjuvant to make vaccines more effective. No one knows, however, how they boost the immune response. In the March 19, 2013, issue of the Proceedings ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds shifting disease burden following universal Hib vaccination

Vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type b, or Hib, once the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in children, has dramatically reduced the incidence of Hib disease in young children over the past 20 years, according ...

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