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Australia has developed a vaccine for rotavirus infection in infants

Australia has developed a vaccine for rotavirus infection in infants

Melbourne developed a vaccine that is designed to protect babies from the disease, which causes diarrhea and kills millions of children every year. It is about rotavirus. In Australia children 6-8 weeks old vaccinated against rotavirus infection somewhere in 2007. However, the new vaccine will be administered earlier and protect children from the very first days of life, according to The Age. Also, the vaccine will protect against infection many children in developing countries, where birth...

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An innovative way to make life easier vaccination seasonal allergies

An innovative way to make life easier vaccination seasonal allergies

London-Kings College promised to give allergy sufferers a cheap and effective vaccine against hay fever, reports the BBC. In clinical trials, the vaccine was administered in 30 patients in the layer of the skin, particularly where a lot of white blood cells, which are part of the immune system. That is direct stimulation occurs. This method makes it possible to reduce the introduction of the concentration injected substance (pollen dose was 2,000 times less than standard injections) and...

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In the next seven years, the market will be different from the unique vaccine against hepatitis B

In the next seven years, the market will be different from the unique vaccine against hepatitis B

Employees of the University of Alberta Come close to creating the final version of the vaccine that works against the main strains of hepatitis C, according to The Vancouver Sun. According to researcher Michael Houghton, a prototype vaccine is being tested in humans. The experiment proved that the vaccine induces an adequate immune response. There are six major strains of hepatitis C and hundreds of subtypes that infect 170 million people worldwide. The new vaccine, created over 15 years,...

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A revolutionary vaccine against meningitis type B

A revolutionary vaccine against meningitis type B

New vaccine against meningitis B Bexsero type – the strain against which until recently had no protection, will appear next year, writes The Daily Mail. Experts make predictions: the new vaccine will significantly reduce the number of deaths of children. Bexsero – the first vaccine that provides protection against 800 deadly strain of meningitis type B, capable of causing death within a few hours. Developers, the company Novartis, conducted a study involving 7,500 children,...

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To the light, a unique vaccine against malaria

http://images.meddaily.ru/images/big/96_35_963533_1315569352.jpg Using live but weakened malaria parasites as the basis of a vaccine can protect themselves from infection. This convinced the researchers, and this shared in the journal Science Express, writes The Times of India. Parasite that causes malaria is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. After being bitten by a parasite, are being immature, sporozoite, is sent to the liver, where there is duplication, and...

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Live vaccines can mutate in the body, creating deadly strains

http://images.meddaily.ru/images/big/96_62_966211_1342172099.jpg When combined two vaccines, which are used to prevent the development of infectious diseases in chickens are obtained deadly strains of viruses, according to ABC News. Specialists from the University of Melbourne, who made the discovery, encouraged to review the use of vaccines in poultry. Moreover, a similar situation may occur with any vaccine, including those used in human vaccines. In this particular case we are talking...

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