Medical News Today: Probiotics: Benefits for immunity may depend on sex

New research in piglets suggests that the immune systems of males and females respond differently to pre- and probiotics as early as in infancy.
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Purpose of review This review attempts to give an update of epidemiological knowledge on head and neck cancers (HNC). Recent findings Worldwide, from 1990 to 2017, incidence rates for larynx and nasopharyngeal cancers decreased, whereas they increased for oro/hypopharyngeal cancers and lip/oral cavity cancers. They are still markedly higher among men than women. South Asia has the highest HNC incidence rate, followed by Europe, North America, and Australasia. Tobacco and alcohol remain the major risk factors. Rate of cancers attributable to human papillomavirus (HPV) among HNCs is highly depending on world region and...
Source: Current Opinion in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: HEAD AND NECK: Edited by Joël Guigay Source Type: research
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University said Tuesday they have developed a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, as nearly 1.4 million cases of the virus have been confirmed across the world. Matthias Schnell, director of the Jefferson Vaccine Center in Philadelphia, said Coravax is made from part of the current coronavirus, which is combined with another proven vaccine that serves as a carrier. “The benefit is that the ‘carrier’ vaccine has already been rigorously tested, and s hown to be safe…
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Universities must be given extra protection during the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure their financial survival because of their vital contribution to the economy, local communities and crucial medical research, unions are warning the government today (Tuesday). In a joint letter to higher education minister Michelle Donelan, five unions representing higher education (HE) staff ask for urgent assurances that universities will not be allowed to go under as a result of the outbreak, backed up with legislation. UNISON, University and College Union (UCU), GMB, Unite and the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) say the sect...
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Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Parvin Zamani, Jamshid Gholizadeh Navashenaq, Manouchehr Teymouri, Maryam Karimi, Mohammad Mashreghi, Mahmoud Reza Jaafari
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2020Source: Journal of Theoretical BiologyAuthor(s): Rose-Marie Carlsson, Lauren M Childs, Zhilan Feng, John W Glasser, Jane M Heffernan, Jing Li, Gergely Röst
Source: Journal of Theoretical Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2020Source: Fish &Shellfish ImmunologyAuthor(s): Jee Youn Hwang, Mun Gyeong Kwon, Jung Soo Seo, Seong Don Hwang, Ji Min Jeong, Ji Hoon Lee, Ah Reum Jeong, Bo Young Jee
Source: Fish and Shellfish Immunology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Nearly 820 people in the Kansas City region have been infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by a strain of coronavirus, The Kansas City Star reports. At least 22 people have died, according to the Star. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. is set to begin a small test of a vaccine against the coronavirus in Kansas City and Philadelphia. The Pennsyvania-based biotech company (Nasdaq: INO) said in a Monday release that it received Food and Drug Admini stration permission for the 40-person study, which…
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Four vaccine candidates--two in the US, one in China, and one in the UK--have been approved for early testing in people. Several others are close on their heels.
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With millions of people across the U.S. and the world battling COVID-19 infections, many of them struggling to breathe, ventilators have become a top priority for the health-care workers trying desperately to keep patients alive. And those machines, which help patients breathe or breathe for them, are in startlingly short supply. For doctors, resorting to a ventilator is an extreme measure, used when a patient’s lungs cannot supply enough oxygen on their own. Ventilators can also give a patient’s body time to rest when breathing is difficult, and allow doctors to more easily remove lung secretions or deliver me...
Source: TIME: Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news
Condition:   Melanoma, Uveal Metastatic Intervention:   Biological: Vaccination with IKKb matured Dendritic Cells Sponsor:   Hasumi International Research Foundation Not yet recruiting
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