Careers  |  Sign In  |  Register

Latest in Infectious Diseases

CBS News reports that a study in Nature Medicine has identified a potential "multivirus" influenza vaccine component which could target more than the usual three strains that current vaccines fight. Scientists identified 340 volunteers who survived the 2009 swine flu epidemic and analyzed their blood...
ABC News reports that the FDA has issued an official letter to the company MiMedx for the creation and distribution of injections containing human placenta. The placental cells are thought to contain "healing properties," although it is difficult to isolate one specific component containing the properties....
A study in Journal of Infectious Diseases has identified a potential vaccine for gonorrhea. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 100 million gonococcal infections are diagnosed each year. In the study, scientists developed NanoCap, a vaccine that uses Interleukin-12 (IL-12), a protein...