Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge' Trials
A vaccine study in which subjects are to be deliberately infected with Zika is on pause after ethicists said it had “insufficient value.”
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WHO Recommends Testing Before Use of Sanofi's Dengue Vaccine
The World Health Organization said on Thursday Sanofi's vaccine against dengue should only be used after testing on individuals to assess whether they have ever been exposed to...
6 hours ago - Medscape
UN health agency: Hungarian scientist sickened by Ebola
The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who caught the potentially deadly...
10 hours ago - ABC News
Evaluation of Intussusception after Monovalent Rotavirus Vaccination in Africa
Intussusception is a rare event that occurs when one segment of the bowel telescopes into another, which results in obstruction. A previously licensed rotavirus vaccine was...
15 hours ago - New England Journal of Medicine
SAGE backs recommendation to limit dengue vaccination
Upon further review of the dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, WHO and the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization reinforced a recommendation made in December to vaccinate...
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ACIP Recommends Heplisav-B Vaccine for Adults
Heplisav-B, a yeast-derived hepatitis B vaccine made with a novel adjuvant, is recommended for individuals aged 18 years and older, according to the Advisory Committee on...
1 day ago - Medscape
Study predicts 2018 flu vaccine will likely have 20 percent efficacy
A new study of 6,610 human flu sequences predicts that this fall's flu vaccine will likely have the same reduced efficacy against the dominant circulating strain of influenza A...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
WHO: No Dengue Vax Without Prior Diagnostic Test
Vaccine should only be given to people with confirmed dengue exposure
1 day ago - MedPageToday
UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely
The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the...
1 day ago - ABC News
NovaDigm Therapeutics initiates NDV-3A Phase 2a study for reduction of S. aureus in military trainees
NovaDigm Therapeutics, a company developing innovative immuno-therapeutics and preventative vaccines for fungal and bacterial infections, today announced the initiation of a...
1 day ago - News Medical
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Everything You Need to Know Before Trying Intermittent Fasting
When someone first proposes you go an extended period of time without food, it's normal to panic. But when you hear all of the potential benefits of intermittent fasting...
Vitamin startup focuses on possible drug interactions as differentiator
While many personalized nutrition companies offer multivitamins as a core product, startup Vitamin Packs said its algorithm incorporating detailed drug-supplement interactions...
This ‘Signing Day' Celebrates Teens Who Are Skipping College For Full-Time Work
This “signing day” celebrates high school students who are skipping college for a full-time job There's something really innovative happening at a public high school in...
Interactive map reveals millions of people aren't eating enough calcium
Nepal in Asia was found to be the worst offender - having an intake of calcium seven times lower than the amount in Iceland, according to The International Osteoporosis Foundation.
10 Minutes of Hills: The OTF-Inspired Workout That Made Me a Stronger Runner
For a full year now, I've been going to a few Orangetheory Fitness classes a week. I do that, plus a few hard-core workouts at my usual gym, The Fit Pit, plus a quick run...
DeepDDI: New Technology Helps Predict Drug-drug and Drug-food Interactions
Developing a deep learning-based computational framework called as DeepDDI can help predict and generate interactions for drug-drug or drug-food constituent pairs.
Having a fat belly DOUBLES the risk of heart attack or stroke
Having a belly that is bigger than your waist makes you two-fold more likely to have a major heart even than if you were just overweight or obese, according to new Mayo Clinic...
Why Barre Made Me a Better Runner - and How It Can Boost Your Fitness
Core strength, bore strength. Powering up my midsection sounded good when I scrolled through Instagram, but I'd been putting it off in favor of long runs - and, let's be...
Englishman cured of 'world's worst' case of super-gonorrhoea
In the first recorded case worldwide, the unidentified man caught a version of the STI that was resistant to two crucial drugs. Public Health England revealed today he has been...
Low Testosterone Levels Linked to Increased Risk Of Long-Term Disease
Low Testosterone Levels Could Put You At Increased Risk Of Long-Term Diseases, finds a new study.