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DBV sets course on regulatory journey for peanut allergy patch

Pharmaceutical Technology

Following a tumultuous development cycle, DBV Technologies will now have to conduct an additional safety study of its peanut allergy Viaskin patch in toddlers ages 1–3 years, based on written correspondence from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, the French company will not be required to run a further efficacy study.

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Infant antibiotic exposure can affect future immune responses toward allergies

Scienmag

Early life exposure to antibotics in utero and through mother’s milk disrupts beneficial gut bacteria, compromising T-cell development, Rutgers research shows Exposure to antibiotics in utero and infancy can lead to an irreversible loss of regulatory T-cells in the colon-a valuable component of the immune system’s response toward allergens (..)

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Temperature-stable tuberculosis vaccine safe, prompts immune response in first-in-human trial

Medical Xpress

A clinical trial testing a freeze-dried, temperature-stable experimental tuberculosis (TB) vaccine in healthy adults found that it was safe and stimulated both antibodies and responses from the cellular arm of the immune system. A non-temperature stable form of the candidate previously had been tested in several clinical trials.

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Study identifies noncoding RNA involved in immune response and sepsis

Scienmag

A long noncoding RNA regulates the expression of inflammatory genes and has a surprising effect on vulnerability to septic shock in mice Credit: Apple Vollmers When the body’s immune response to an infection gets out of control, the result can be sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which an overwhelming inflammatory response can lead rapidly (..)

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Gut’s immune response in COVID-19 may not provide efficient protection of other organs

Scienmag

A study of immune cells circulating in the blood hints the gut’s immune response to COVID-19 infection may not provide sufficient whole-body immunity from the virus Our guts may not provide long-lasting systemic immunity from COVID-19, which is where immune cells circulate through the body to provide protection to other organs, finds a new study (..)

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8 Of The Most Common Foods Allergies – Do You Have One?

Delveinsight

As per the Food Allergy Research & Education, in the US, each year, around 200,000 people require emergency medical care for allergic reactions to food. Food allergy is a specific immune response to certain food items that it considers harmful. What are the most common food allergies? Egg Allergy.

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Marburg virus vaccine shows promising results in first-in-human study

Medical Xpress

A newly published paper in The Lancet shows that an experimental vaccine against Marburg virus (MARV) was safe and induced an immune response in a small, first-in-human clinical trial.