Inhaled vaccine induces fast, strong immune response in mice and non-human primates

Researchers demonstrate in a proof-of-concept study that a phage-based inhalation delivery system for vaccines generates potent antibody responses in mice and non-human primates, without causing lung damage. The findings suggest that a safe and effective lung delivery system could one day be used for vaccines and therapeutics against respiratory diseases. The results appear December 10 […]

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Certain antidepressants might increase stroke risk for young adults with PTSD

Certain types of antidepressants might be better than others for treating PTSD because they carry a lower risk of stroke, according to a new study. The research, published Thursday in the American Heart Association journal Stroke, looked at data from 1.1 million U.S. veterans. It’s the largest-ever investigation of post-traumatic stress disorder and antidepressant-associated stroke […]

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