TEHRAN (ANA)- About one in nine adults in the United States who have ever had COVID-19 continue to experience Long COVID with a wide range of symptoms, according to new data of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
TEHRAN (ANA)- MIT and Ragon Institute scientists created a DNA-based vaccine that elicits a potent antibody response against SARS-CoV-2 and this approach, which focuses the immune response on the target antigen, could revolutionize vaccine development for various challenging viruses.
TEHRAN (ANA)- A global fight against measles faces setbacks from vaccine hesitancy, highlighting the need for increased adult vaccination to protect against outbreaks.
TEHRAN (ANA)- Three different HIV antibodies each independently protected monkeys from acquiring simian-HIV (SHIV) in a placebo-controlled proof-of-concept study, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
TEHRAN (ANA)- The inactivated flu vaccine does not appear to be effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalizations in children, especially the ones with asthma and in fact, children who get the flu vaccine are more at risk for hospitalization than their peers who do not get the vaccine, according to new research presented at the 105th International Conference of the American Thoracic Society in San Diego.
TEHRAN (ANA)- A study of around 500,000 medical records by scientists at the National Institute on Aging suggested that severe viral infections like encephalitis and pneumonia increase the risk of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
TEHRAN (ANA)- Mayo Clinic researchers mapped how the measles virus mutated and spread in the brain of a person who succumbed to a rare lethal brain disease.
TEHRAN (ANA)- Specialists of an Iranian knowledge-based company succeeded in manufacturing a virus culturing and harvesting device in the livestock and poultry vaccination industry by using domestic technical equipment.
TEHRAN (ANA)- A recent study by the University of Genoa revealed that during the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a noticeable rise in the number of girls diagnosed with precocious puberty, a condition where children mature physically at an earlier age.
TEHRAN (ANA)- A University of Massachusetts Amherst team has demonstrated in theory that a protein antigen from a childhood vaccine can be delivered into the cells of a malignant tumor to refocus the body's immune system against the cancer, effectively halting it and preventing its recurrence.