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1 January 1970

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Vaccine against Streptococcus pneumonia

Salmonella poisoning typically causes diarrhoea.
Salmonella poisoning typically causes diarrhoea. Now a modified salmonella is being trialled as a vaccine against Streptococcus pneumonia. Streptococcus pneumonia causes… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-against-streptococcus-pneumonia/

New mouse model for hepatitis C

The hepatitis C virus infects in the region of 170 million people around the world and creates an increased risk of cirrhosis, liver failure and cancer.
The hepatitis C virus infects in the region of 170 million people around the world and creates an increased risk of cirrhosis, liver failure and cancer. Because the hepatitis C… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-mouse-model-for-hepatitis-c/

Vaccine protects monkeys against SIV

A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV. This breakthrough could eventually lead to a vaccine for… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-siv/

Scientists closer to MRSA vaccine

Scientists are closer to developing a vaccine against the superbug MRSA.
Scientists are closer to developing a vaccine against the superbug MRSA. MRSA is a serious bacteria infection that can occur following bone and joint surgery. The superbug is… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/scientists-closer-to-mrsa-vaccine/

Vaccine induces cocaine immunity in mice

Cocaine immunity has been induced in mice using an altered version of the common cold virus.
Cocaine immunity has been induced in mice using an altered version of the common cold virus. The vaccine could be used to break cocaine addiction in humans. The vaccine… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-induces-cocaine-immunity-in-mice/

GM mouse immune to cancer

Cancer tumours somehow escape the body's immune system, even when that immune system is primed by a vaccine designed to specifically target the cancer.
Cancer tumours somehow escape the body's immune system, even when that immune system is primed by a vaccine designed to specifically target the cancer. Recent work with a GM… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gm-mouse-immune-to-cancer/

Deadly rinderpest virus eradicated

The UN has just announced that rinderpest, a virus that used to cause deadly outbreaks in cattle, has been eradicated in the wild.
The UN has just announced that rinderpest, a virus that used to cause deadly outbreaks in cattle, has been eradicated in the wild. A UN programme devoted to wiping out this… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/deadly-rinderpest-virus-eradicated/

Flu patch

A vaccine in the form of a skin patch has proved more effective than a needle in mice.
A vaccine in the form of a skin patch has proved more effective than a needle in mice. Scientists tested the patches on a group of mice, comparing the results with mice… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/flu-patch/

Weakened virus makes better vaccine

Rewriting the genetic code of the flu virus has helped to produce a stronger immune response, studies on mice have shown.
Rewriting the genetic code of the flu virus has helped to produce a stronger immune response, studies on mice have shown. The new vaccine contains exactly the same proteins as… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/weakened-virus-makes-better-vaccine/

HIV vaccine ready for human trials

Using a deactivated form of HIV as a vaccine may be the best new treatment for fighting the HIV virus, concluded scientists after studying primate responses to the treatment.
Using a deactivated form of HIV as a vaccine may be the best new treatment for fighting the HIV virus, concluded scientists after studying primate responses to the treatment.… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-vaccine-ready-for-human-trials/

Leukaemia vaccine ready for patients

A new vaccine which successfully treated mice with leukaemia will undergo the first human trials this year.
A new vaccine which successfully treated mice with leukaemia will undergo the first human trials this year. Leukaemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow. There are many… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/leukaemia-vaccine-ready-for-patients/

Rabies vaccine protects monkeys against HIV

A vaccine based on the one used to prevent rabies can be used to protect against the monkey form of HIV (SIV), a new study has found.
A vaccine based on the one used to prevent rabies can be used to protect against the monkey form of HIV (SIV), a new study has found. One strain of the human form of the virus… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rabies-vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-hiv/

Cancer vaccine implant success in mice

A cancer ‘vaccine' which can be implanted under the skin and instructs the body to attack tumour cells has proved successful in experiments with mice.
A cancer ‘vaccine' which can be implanted under the skin and instructs the body to attack tumour cells has proved successful in experiments with mice. Cancers often manage to… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cancer-vaccine-implant-success-in-mice/

Single shot reverses rabies

A vaccine that reverses rabies in mice after just one injection may pave the way to cheap, effective prevention of the deadly disease. Current vaccines involve the immediate… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/single-shot-reverses-rabies/

New method for HIV vaccination?

Scientists have developed a possible way to immunise animals against HIV using the common cold virus.
Scientists have developed a possible way to immunise animals against HIV using the common cold virus. So far it has been tested in guinea pigs, and seems to be effective against a… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-method-for-hiv-vaccination/

Needle-free vaccination

Researchers have developed a new pain-free method of vaccination which does not involve an injection. Using mice they have shown that it is possible to deliver a vaccine orally by combining it with protective friendly bacteria.
Researchers have developed a new pain-free method of vaccination which does not involve an injection. Using mice they have shown that it is possible to deliver a vaccine orally… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/needle-free-vaccination/

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