Humoral and mucosal immune responses in challenged chickens vaccinated with Infectious bursal disease vaccine using gums from Cedrela odorata and Khaya senegalensis as delivery agents.

In conclusion, use of the mucilage from C. odorata and K. senegalenses in equal proportion has given better enhancement of the response to IBDV vaccination and premise for further investigations for improvement against IBD. PMID: 31544580 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry - Category: Biochemistry Tags: J Immunoassay Immunochem Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: The screening test showed high diagnostic efficiency in determining the risk of language disorders in children aged between 0 and 5 years.
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Publication date: Available online 9 April 2020Source: Journal of Molecular Graphics and ModellingAuthor(s): Laurent Berthier, Olivier Brass, Gilbert Deleage, Raphaël Terreux
Source: Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Researchers this week began experimenting with use of a tuberculosis vaccine in the fight against COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, but a viable shot is still likely months away.
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(Natural News) The pro-liberty independent media is running a dangerous gambit, almost universally claiming the coronavirus is a hoax while insisting that all the deaths in all the hospitals around the world are being faked by a conspiracy network of 100,000+ doctors and coroners who they say are altering death certificates to shift death statistics...
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As European countries settle into weeks of tough measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, governments are beginning to chart possible routes out of their lockdowns. Austria and Denmark have both announced an easing of restrictions, with the opening of small stores and elementary schools. Researchers in the U.K. have presented the government with a different proposal, under which young people aged 20-30 would be the first to be allowed to leave their homes and get back to work—once the infection rate has been brought under control in the next few months —leaving their parents and bosses stuck at home. A resea...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer United Kingdom Source Type: news
As researchers scramble to find new drugs and vaccines for Covid-19, a vaccine that is more than a century old has piqued researchers' interests. The Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine -- which was first developed to fight off tuberculosis -- is being studied in clinical trials around the world as a way to fight the novel coronavirus.
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With so many of us wrestling with fears and unknowns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, every throat tickle, nose drip, or cough is suspect: do I have coronavirus? By now, we all know that COVID-19, the illness caused by coronavirus, can cause severe, life-threatening symptoms, although the majority of people who have it will experience a mild to moderate version. Of course, it is spring, so many people may be experiencing their annual springtime tree pollen allergies. Colds also remain common, just as was true before the coronavirus. And although influenza season is coming to an end, perhaps you’ve wondered if so...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Allergies Cold and Flu Health Infectious diseases Source Type: blogs
Authors: Devinney K, Lazaroff J, Rosen JB, Zimmerman CM, Zucker JR Abstract OBJECTIVES: The New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) depends on reporting by health care facilities and laboratories for disease surveillance. Our objective was to evaluate the completeness of DOHMH surveillance to identify births to hepatitis B virus (HBV)-positive women to prevent perinatal transmission. METHODS: We identified infants born to HBV-positive women by matching mothers of all infants born in NYC during May 1, 2013-May 1, 2014, identified from the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR) to person...
Source: Public Health Reports - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Rep Source Type: research
Objective: Vaccines and biologics containing CD4 molecules or HIV-1 gp120 might induce antibodies targeting CD4. We evaluated temporal variability of CD4 levels in healthy volunteers to quantify declines that could indicate true adverse events. Design: Prospective observational cohort study of 100 healthy adults without HIV-1 infection from the Baltimore region. Methods: Participants enrolled and consented to blood draws for immunologic laboratory panels performed once every 8 weeks for 48 weeks. The primary CD4+ measurements were CD4+ absolute count (cells/mm3) and CD4 percentage (CD4%, total CD4 cells/total lymph...
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Spiegel, professor of chemistry and pharmacology, discusses some of the approaches being explored for a COVID-19 vaccine and why he ’s hopeful of the future.
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