New antibody shows therapeutic effects in mice with Alzheimer’s disease — ScienceDaily

A newly developed agonistic antibody reduced the amyloid pathology in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, signaling its promise as a potential treatment for the disease, according to a team of researchers…

Experimental vaccine based on altered plasmid DNA produced antibody response in mice that effectively blocked cell infection across all variants of concern tested — ScienceDaily

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, describe a different way to build a COVID-19 vaccine, one that would, in theory, remain effective against…

China’s Clover says its COVID booster shot candidate lifts antibody against Omicron

People line up outside a vaccination site after the city started offering booster shots of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to vaccinated residents, in Beijing, China October 29,…

Covid-19 booster raises antibody levels against Omicron for children ages 5 through 11, Pfizer and BioNTech say

CNN  —  A third shot of the children’s dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine raised Omicron-fighting antibodies by 36 times in kids 5 through 11 years of age, the companies said…

Antibody Drug to Protect the Vulnerable From Covid Goes Unused

Sasha Mallett, Sue Taylor and Kimberly Cooley all have immune deficiencies that make them especially vulnerable to Covid-19, and all have tried to get the same thing: a new treatment…

IDPH Begins Distribution of New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Against COVID-19 – NBC Chicago

The Illinois Department of Public Health has begun distributing a new COVID-19 treatment designed for use in adults with mild-to-moderate cases that are at-risk of severe illness. The new treatment,…

Current anti-COVID pills work well against omicron, but antibody drugs are less effective, study finds — ScienceDaily

The drugs behind the new pills to treat COVID-19 remain very effective against the omicron variant of the virus in lab tests, according to a new study. However, lab tests…

Breakthrough COVID-19 infections spur strong antibody responses — ScienceDaily

A recent study looked at the strength, durability and breadth of neutralizing antibody responses generated by breakthrough infections in individuals vaccinated against SARS-CoV2. The findings are published this week in…

A new antibody discovered in the blood of some people vaccinated against or infected with influenza can recognize a broad variety of flu viruses — ScienceDaily

Scientists at Scripps Research, University of Chicago and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a new Achilles’ heel of influenza virus, making progress in the quest for…

What makes an mRNA vaccine so effective against severe COVID-19? Shots trigger exceptional antibody response by activating key helper immune cells — ScienceDaily

The first two vaccines created with mRNA vaccine technology — the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines — are arguably two of the most effective COVID vaccines developed to date. In…