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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: 'Hexaplex' vaccine aims to boost flu protection

Recombinant protein vaccines, like the Novavax vaccine used to fight COVID-19, offer several advantages over conventional vaccines. They're easy to produce precisely. They're safe and potentially more effective. And they ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should you worry about measles in South Florida? What to know as school cases found

It often starts with a cough. Red, watery eyes. A high fever. You might think it's a normal cold. Perhaps it's the flu.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

COVID vaccine during pregnancy improves neonatal outcomes: Study

An international study of COVID-19 in pregnancy, which included Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, found that neonates of booster-vaccinated mothers had less risk of being infected with COVID-19 compared ...

Oncology & Cancer

TB vaccine shrinks liver cancer tumors in mice

A UC Davis Health study found that a single dose of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), the vaccine for tuberculosis (TB), reduced liver tumor burden and extended the survival of mice with liver cancer. The study, published ...


CDC may recommend COVID boosters for some this spring

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is weighing whether to recommend another COVID booster shot this spring, most likely for those who are vulnerable to severe illness.

Oncology & Cancer

Hitchhiking cancer vaccine makes progress in the clinic

Therapeutic cancer vaccines are an appealing strategy for treating malignancies. In theory, when a patient is injected with peptide antigens—protein fragments from mutant proteins only expressed by tumor cells—T cells ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Immunocompromised population shown to react well to COVID-19 vaccine

First-year Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine (HMSOM) student Elizabeth Titova leveraged her background in phlebotomy and scientific research to publish a new clinical study around COVID-19 vaccination in Microbiology ...