Tag Archives: ‘vaccine

Scotland’s HPV vaccine linked to ‘near elimination’ of cervical cancer

Vaccinating girls aged 12 and 13 in Scotland has created substantial herd protectionMedia for Medical/Getty By New Scientist staff and Press Association The routine vaccination of schoolgirls against the human papillomavirus (HPV) in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life. Some forms of the sexually-transmitted HPV are linked to cervical… Read More »

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine doesn't cause autism, large study says

A study following more than 650,000 Danish children for over a decade has led researchers to the same conclusion as previous efforts: the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase a child’s risk of autism. The study, which followed all Danish children born between 1999 and 2010 until 2013, compared the number of vaccinated… Read More »

New vaccine for malaria developed at IME could be more effective

Researchers at the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago have developed an innovative new system for delivering a malaria vaccine that shows promise in its effectiveness. By developing a vaccine that targets specific cells in the immune system, they have seen a much greater immune and antibody response to the vaccine. Though a vaccine for malaria… Read More »