A Three-Dose Malaria Vaccine Shows Safety, Efficacy in West African Adults

A Three-Dose Malaria Vaccine Shows Safety, Efficacy in West African Adults

Newswise — A three-dose regimen of a whole-parasite vaccine against malaria – called Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite (PfSPZ) vaccine – demonstrated safety and efficacy when tested in adults living in Burkina Faso, West Africa, which has endemic malaria. That is the finding of a new study published on Dec. 7, 2022, in Science Translational Medicine. Researchers … Read more

Lengthening fertility may extend a woman’s life

Lengthening fertility may extend a woman's life

CNN — One organ in a woman’s body ages more than twice as fast as all other tissues, wreaking havoc with both fertility and long-term health. “Ovaries are very strange, very odd in terms of the rest of the human body. We can think about them like an accelerated model for human aging,” said Jennifer … Read more