While misinformation can cancel our accurate statements about climate change, researchers report that delivering a 'vaccine, or preemptive exposure, to fragments of misinformation may cancel out the negative false news and help preserve the facts.
A new study reports researchers have discovered a way to enhance the effects of immunotherapy to treat glioblastoma.
Researchers have successfully neutralized a genetic risk factor found in up to 80% of Alzheimer's patients. The ability to neutralize ApoE4 could help in the development of a vaccine, as well as other therapeutics, for late onset Alzheimer's.
Combining a tetanus vaccine with a virus particle may prove effective as a protection against Alzheimer's. The vaccine could also be used to treat allergies and psoriasis, researchers report.
A newly developed vaccine for meningitis and other bloodstream infections caused by the meningococcal group B bacteria will allow for the immunization of younger children. The new vaccine also addresses several limitations of the current meningitis vaccine.
Researchers report a cleaner living environment may not detrimentally impact a child's developing immune system, as current theories suggest.
A new study reveals people who strongly believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to hold anti-vaccine attitudes.
Researchers discover brain like activity in the immune system. The Nature study reveals T cells in the immune system transfer dopamine to B cells, providing motivation for these cells to produce antibodies and battle infection. The researchers hope their findings will help develop treatments to make immune response to vaccines and infections faster, and slow autoimmune conditions.
Current vaccination policies are not sufficient to eliminate measles or prevent against future epidemics in the developed world, researchers report. Introducing compulsory vaccinations before entering school would allow the US, UK and Ireland to reach stable levels of herd immunity in the next ten years, thus helping to avoid future epidemics of the most lethal vaccine-preventable disease.
Researchers are making progress in developing potential vaccines for coronavirus infections. While a vaccine for COVID-19 might be over a year away from market, researchers are looking ahead to attempt to prevent future outbreaks.