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One in 9 Adults in U.S. Experience Long COVID

One in 9 Adults in U.S. Experience Long COVID

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).
DNA Decoys Outsmart Viruses in Groundbreaking Vaccine Approach

DNA Decoys Outsmart Viruses in Groundbreaking Vaccine Approach

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.
Why Adults Need MMR Vaccine Booster for Measles

Why Adults Need MMR Vaccine Booster for Measles

TEHRAN (ANA)- A global fight against measles faces setbacks from vaccine hesitancy, highlighting the need for increased adult vaccination to protect against outbreaks.
New Study Suggests U.S.-Developed HIV Antibodies Protect Animals

New Study Suggests U.S.-Developed HIV Antibodies Protect Animals

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).
Children Who Get Flu Vaccine 3 Times More Hospitalized for Flu

Children Who Get Flu Vaccine 3 Times More Hospitalized for Flu

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.
Study of 500,000 Medical Records Links Viruses to Alzheimer's Again

Study of 500,000 Medical Records Links Viruses to Alzheimer's Again

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.
Researchers Map How Measles Virus Spreads in Human Brain

Researchers Map How Measles Virus Spreads in Human Brain

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.
Iranian Scientists Indigenize Virus Culture, Harvest Device for Production of Vaccine

Iranian Scientists Indigenize Virus Culture, Harvest Device for Production of Vaccine

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.
Pandemic’s Hidden Impact: New Study Uncovers Startling Rise in Girls Entering Puberty Early

Pandemic’s Hidden Impact: New Study Uncovers Startling Rise in Girls Entering Puberty Early

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.
Can Immunity from Routine Vaccines Be Used to Fight Cancer?

Can Immunity from Routine Vaccines Be Used to Fight Cancer?

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.
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