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Novel method may lead to more precise influenza vaccine

Novel method may lead to more precise influenza vaccine
May 31, 2016

Researchers believe they have found a way to take some of the guesswork out of assembling the seasonal influenza vaccine.

Their experimental method, detailed in Nature Microbiology, involves forecasting naturally occurring mutations in influenza A strains in order to build a more precise vaccine.

Patients with HIV, mental illness require integrated approach to care

May 31, 2016
The comorbidity of HIV and a serious mental illness such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia presents multiple challenges for patients and clinicians. Risk factors for…
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Herpes zoster incidence quadruples since 1945

May 30, 2016
Incidence of herpes zoster increased more than fourfold within the population of a Minnesota county over approximately 60 years, according to a recently published cohort…

Top hepatitis stories for Hepatitis Awareness Month

May 30, 2016
As Hepatitis Awareness Month comes to an end, Healio.com/Hepatology and HCV Next have compiled a list of the latest, most relevant research on hepatitis B and C virus…

$2 million grant supports phase 1 trial for hookworm vaccine

May 29, 2016
The NIH granted $2.1 million to researchers at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for a phase 1 trial assessing a hookworm vaccine…
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Evolution of HIV Treatment: How to Start, How to Switch, How to Treat HIV/HCV Co-infection

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Improvements in antiretroviral therapy (ART) continue to be made with the development of simplified, single-tablet…
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VIDEO: Researchers explore use of virus-like particles in chikungunya vaccine development

April 28, 2016
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Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria…
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