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NIH scientists study affect of influenza immunization on human immune system

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Tweet National Institutes of Health scientists released study results on April 10 that show a new approach to predicting how the human immune system will respond to an influenza vaccine. The models of prediction are based on the state of … Read More »

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Influenza A virus protein revealed as a possible target for antiviral drugs

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Tweet University of Texas at Austin researchers announced on Thursday that a protein produced by influenza A helps it evade the body’s immune system, revealing a potential target for antiviral drugs. The team found that when the virus infects a … Read More »

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Genetic defect may provide avenue to combat certain viral infections

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Tweet The National Institutes of Health released study results on Wednesday that showed a rare genetic disease may protect patients from severe or recurring viral infections such as HIV and influenza. Researchers found that patients with the congenital disorder glycosylation … Read More »

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Research reveals targeting mosquito sperm storage could help combat malaria

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Tweet A collaborative team of researchers published study results on April 7 that showed reducing the fertility of malaria-carrying mosquitoes may provide a new avenue to control the disease. The research was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of … Read More »

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MRSA genome sequencing leads to better understanding of disease severity

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Tweet Researchers at the University of Bath released study results on Thursday that revealed the genome sequence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, which may lead to personalized treatment for individual infections. “The standard approach has always been to focus on a … Read More »

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Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance receive funding from NIAID

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TweetThe National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said on Wednesday that it will provide funding for five Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance to further influenza pandemic preparedness. The CEIRS locations will study influenza to understand the … Read More »

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Meningitis Research Foundations begins new study and model

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TweetThe Meningitis Research Foundation said on Wednesday that it will begin research on how to assess potential Group B Streptococcal vaccines against meningitis and the impact of introducing vaccines to pregnant women. The study will be led by Caroline Trotter … Read More »

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Study creates new model to identify good bacteria that protect women from HIV

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Tweet University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers said on Friday that they are closer to identifying the good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections. The research team is the first to successfully grow … Read More »

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Scripps Florida scientist receives $2.3 million to study flaviviruses

Infectious Diseases Research Institute receives $3.4 million for TB research

Researchers produce molecule to kill malaria without harming blood cells

Individual with lupus and HIV exhibits desired immune response to HIV

MSF studies demonstrate success of HIV treatment

Global warming may increase malaria incidence

Researchers explore how Staphylococcus cells adhere to nanostructures

Study gives hope for novel, effective HIV vaccine

Researchers map elements of deadly immune storm caused by flu

Researchers find new target for dengue virus vaccine

Yale researchers discover novel way to test anti-HIV drug efficacy

New predictive model could clarify flu evolution

NIH expands scope of HIV research funding opportunity

Researchers trace origins of malaria parasite

New research shows Malaria parasite originated in Africa, not Asia

Study uncovers secret behind HIV resistance to NNTRI antiretroviral drugs

Daiichi Sankyo, UMN Pharma to collaborate on norovirus vaccine research

New study challenges conventional wisdom on history of flu

Research determines malaria parasites are specific to host species

Flu research may alter treatment approach

Dengue researchers receive Australian Museum’s Eureka Prize

Genetic sequence for deadly virus discovered for first time

HIV protein might affect synaptic connections and neurocognitive ability

Scientists identify genetic signature for RSV