Dendritic Vaccine for Glioblastoma: Hope Hyped, Say Some Dendritic Vaccine for Glioblastoma: Hope Hyped, Say Some

Survival for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma may be given a boost if initial results of dendritic vaccines using patients'own cells hold up. But experts are skeptical.Medscape Medical News
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This study analyzes quality traits of longissimus lumborum and gluteus medius in surgically castrated (SC) males, inmunocastrated (IC) males and IC female Iberian pigs reared in intensive conditions (n = 18/sex). Vaccination with Improvac® was applied at 18 and 26 weeks of age and slaughtering at 31 weeks. At such conditions, notable sex differences were found. Both muscles of IC males were less red (P 
Source: Meat Science - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
This study evaluated different gilt vaccination protocols against Mycoplasma (M.) hyopneumoniae at acclimation and their effect on the genetic diversity. A total of 180 M. hyopneumoniae naïve gilts were selected 1 week post-entry (wpe) at the acclimation barn in a clinically affected M. hyopneumoniae farm. Gilts were distributed according to the M. hyopneumoniae antibodies levels into three different vaccination schedules: A) four doses of a M. hyopneumoniae commercial vaccine at 2, 4, 6 and 8 wpe; B) two vaccine doses at 2 and 6 wpe and PBS at 4 and 8 wpe; and C) four PBS doses at the same wpe. Detection of M. hyopne...
Source: Veterinary Microbiology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2019Source: Fish &Shellfish Immunology, Volume 86Author(s): Saekil Yun, Jin Woo Jun, Sib Sankar Giri, Hyoun Joong Kim, Cheng Chi, Sang Geun Kim, Sang Wha Kim, Jung Woo Kang, Se Jin Han, Jun Kwon, Woo Taek Oh, Se Chang ParkAbstractOver the last 50 years, various approaches have been established for the development of antigens for immunostimulation. We used phage lysate (PL), composed of inactivated antigens by the lytic bacteriophage pAh 6-c for Aeromonas hydrophila JUNAH strain to develop a vaccine for the prevention of A. hydrophila infection in Cyprinus carpio (common carp). We also assessed t...
Source: Fish and Shellfish Immunology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: 1 March 2019Source: Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 207Author(s): Alžbeta Čížová, Katarína Csomorová, Jozef Rychlý, Slavomír BystrickýAbstractInfection with Candida albicans can prove lethal in immuno-compromised patients. It is imperative to develop a vaccine against this common organism. The amphoteric derivatives of the mannan component of the Candida cell wall may present a prospective target for the development of such a vaccine; however, the radical processing by antigen-presenting cells of the immune system is not fully understood. In this work a se...
Source: Carbohydrate Polymers - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 December 2018Source: The Lancet Respiratory MedicineAuthor(s): Christopher E Troeger, Brigette F. Blacker, Ibrahim A. Khalil, Stephanie R M Zimsen, Samuel B. Albertson, Degu Abate, Jemal Abdela, Tara Ballav Adhikari, Sargis Aghasi Aghayan, Sutapa Agrawal, Alireza Ahmadi, Amani Nidhal Aichour, Ibtihel Aichour, Miloud Taki Eddine Aichour, Ayman Al-Eyadhy, Rajaa M Al-Raddadi, Fares Alahdab, Kefyalew Addis Alene, Syed Mohamed Aljunid, Nelson Alvis-GuzmanSummaryBackgroundAlthough the burden of influenza is often discussed in the context of historical pandemics and the threat of future pande...
Source: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Condition:   Rabies Interventions:   Biological: Chengdu Kanghua (one booster shot);   Biological: Chengdu Kanghua (two booster shots) Sponsor:   Jiangsu Province Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Active, not recruiting
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Authors: Benton AH, Marquart ME Abstract Streptococcus pneumoniae is a gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic pathogen that can cause severe infections such as pneumonia, meningitis, septicemia, and middle ear infections. It is also one of the top pathogens contributing to bacterial keratitis and conjunctivitis. Though two pneumococcal vaccines exist for the prevention of nonocular diseases, they do little to fully prevent ocular infections. This pathogen has several virulence factors that wreak havoc on the conjunctiva, cornea, and intraocular system. Polysaccharide capsule aids in the evasion of host complement s...
Source: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis Source Type: research
The percentage of patients vaccinated against the flu in GP surgeries has fallen behind schedule when compared with the rate of flu vaccine uptake in 2017, Public Health England has said.
Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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Nataschja I. Ho, Lisa G. M. Huis in 't Veld, Tonke K. Raaijmakers, Gosse J. Adema
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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