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influenza vaccine

NIAID Unveils Strategic Plan for Developing a Universal Influenza Vaccine

Developing a universal influenza vaccine — a vaccine that can provide durable protection for all age groups against multiple influenza strains, including those that...
HIV treatment

NIH Study Supports Use of Short-Term HIV Treatment Interruption in Clinical...

A short-term pause in HIV treatment during a carefully monitored clinical trial does not lead to lasting expansion of the HIV reservoir nor cause...
scleroderma

Stem Cell Transplant for Severe Scleroderma Improves Survival, Quality of Life

New clinical trial findings show that a therapeutic regimen involving transplantation of a person’s own blood-forming stem cells can improve survival and quality of...
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Omalizumab Improves Efficacy of Oral Immunotherapy for Multiple Food Allergies

Combining a 16-week initial course of the medication omalizumab with oral immunotherapy (OIT) greatly improves the efficacy of OIT for children with allergies to...
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Trials Show Inactivated Zika Virus Vaccine Is Safe and Immunogenic

The investigational Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine was well-tolerated and induced an immune response in participants, according to initial results from three Phase...
zika vaccine

Gene-Based Zika Vaccine Is Safe and Immunogenic in Healthy Adults

Results from two Phase 1 clinical trials show an experimental Zika vaccine developed by government scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...
HIV vaccine

NIH and Partners Launch HIV Vaccine Efficacy Study

The National Institutes of Health and partners have launched a large clinical trial to assess whether an experimental HIV vaccine regimen is safe and...
HIV infection

NIH Launches HIV Prevention Trial of Long-Acting Injectable Medication in Sexually...

The first large-scale clinical trial of a long-acting injectable medication for HIV prevention in sexually active women has begun. The study in southern and...
HIV

Combination HIV Prevention Reduces New Infections by 42 Percent in Ugandan...

A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention measures across...
allergy

NIAID Scientists Link Cases of Unexplained Anaphylaxis to Red Meat Allergy

While rare, some people experience recurrent episodes of anaphylaxis — a life-threatening allergic reaction that causes symptoms such as the constriction of airways and...
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Cellphone-based Microscope Leads to Possible Strategy for Treating River Blindness

River blindness, or onchocerciasis, is a disease caused by a parasitic worm found primarily in Africa. The worm (Onchocerca volvulus)is transmitted to humans as...
Influenza Vaccine

Experts Outline Pathway to a Universal Influenza Vaccine

Scientists and clinicians from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the California Institute...
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Durable End to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic likely will Require an HIV...

Despite remarkable gains in the treatment and prevention of HIV infection, development of an effective HIV vaccine likely will be necessary to achieve a...
zika

Monoclonal Antibodies Against Zika Show Promise in Monkey Study

Using blood samples from an individual previously infected with Zika virus, scientists funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part...
mosquitoes

Disease Resistance Successfully Spread from Modified to Wild Mosquitoes

Using genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes to reduce or prevent the spread of infectious diseases is a new but rapidly expanding field of investigation. Among...
antibody

Three-in-One Antibody Protects Monkeys from HIV-like Virus

A three-pronged antibody made in the laboratory protected monkeys from infection with two strains of SHIV, a monkey form of HIV, better than individual...
asthma

Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced...

Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of...
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Tick Saliva May Hold Potential Treatment for Reducing HIV-linked Heart Disease...

Scientists may have found a clue to why people living with HIV have double the likelihood of developing heart disease. The findings, made by...
Flaviviruses

Scientists Develop Infection Model for Tick-borne Flaviviruses

National Institutes of Health scientists have filled a research gap by developing a laboratory model to study ticks that transmit flaviviruses, such as Powassan...
Herpesvirus

NIH Herpesvirus Study in Mice Leads to Discovery of Potential Broad-Spectrum...

After herpesviruses infect a cell, their genomes are assembled into specialized protein structures called nucelosomes. Many cellular enzyme complexes can modulate these structures to...