Immunization News

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8/29/2008
Vaccines Seek to Offer Cradle-to-Grave Protection

While the shots still save young lives, advances look to protect older folks, too

8/25/2008
After Fits and Starts, New Hope for Psoriasis Patients

Doctors tout drugs called biologics during Psoriasis Awareness Month

8/18/2008
Immune Response May Hinder Stem Cell Treatments

This unexpected reaction must be overcome to ensure therapeutic success, experts say

7/15/2008
Stomach Germ May Protect Against Asthma

Disappearance of H. pylori could leave kids more susceptible to the disease, study says

7/1/2008
Scientists Find Way to Dim Cancer Switch

Research could pave the way for better treatments of certain malignancies

6/26/2008
New Vaccine May Account for Less Severe Rotavirus Season

Hospital, doctor visits down sharply in many places, CDC reports

6/24/2008
New Scheduler Helps Track Kids' Shots

Computerized program tells them when to give vaccines after child misses appointment

6/18/2008
Experimental Therapy Beats Back One Patient's Melanoma

Doctors used man's own immune system cells to eliminate the disease

4/30/2008
Researchers Develop Quick Way to Create Human Antibodies

Finding could speed development of vaccines for new flu strains, other health threats

4/4/2008
3/10/2008
Gulf War Illness Strongly Linked to Chemical Exposure

Review found vets with the syndrome were more exposed to particular compounds

2/15/2008
Daily Stress May Raise Women's Risk of Cervical Cancer

Researchers find chronic worry impairs immune response to cancer-causing virus

1/28/2008
Breast-Feeding Protected Mice From Asthma

Mothers conferred immunity to allergen; not known if findings apply to humans

1/23/2008
Too Few U.S. Adults Getting Needed Vaccinations

And many aren't aware of all the vaccines available to them, officials say

1/12/2008
Vaccines for Ovarian and Breast Cancer in Early Trials

Activating body's immune system should fight tumors, researchers say

11/14/2007
Defensive Protein Linked to Asthma

Researchers suspect it may cause airway inflammation

11/7/2007
Many Vaccine Booster Shots Unnecessary: Study

For some infections, immunization lasts much longer than previously assumed

10/22/2007
Meningitis Vaccine Gets Expanded Approval

Age range for Menactra now includes children 2 to 10

10/22/2007
Health Tip: Scared of Shots?

Help your child get through vaccinations

9/19/2007
More Americans Urged to Get Flu Shots

Vaccine supplies are plentiful this year, but inoculation rates are low, officials say

8/31/2007
Growing Number of U.S. Kids Not Getting Needed Vaccinations

'Working poor' families at risk of disease outbreaks, experts warn

8/30/2007
U.S. Teens Fall Short on Vaccine Coverage

But most younger children are getting their needed shots, federal surveys find

8/5/2007
Needed: Research Dollars for Muscle-Wasting Disease

But myasthenia gravis is rare, so funding is limited, doctors say

7/27/2007
Scleroderma: A Rare but Devastating Disease

Symptoms can range from hardened skin to damaged internal organs

7/18/2007
Natural Cancer-Fighting Protein May Also Slow Aging

Mice with extra p53 lived longer, even after factoring in cancer deaths, study finds

6/5/2007
Study Links Inflammation to Heart Disease

British researchers focused on autoantibody rheumatic factor

5/4/2007
Higher White Blood Cell Count May Boost Death Risk

45-year study shows a link, especially with heart disease

4/4/2007
Immune System 'Killer' T-Cells May Not Be Key to Asthma

New study contradicts previous research, experts say

3/14/2007
Chickenpox Vaccine Booster Shot a Good Idea

Protection fades after first immunization, study shows

3/6/2007
Flu Shot Cuts Kids' Infection Risk in Half

CDC study findings back government guidelines on who should get the shots.

2/14/2007
Protein Finding Bolsters AIDS Vaccine Hopes

It's a viral 'site of vulnerability' that doesn't mutate, scientists say

1/29/2007
A Little Sun Might Shield Against Skin Cancer

In moderation, it may mobilize disease-fighting vitamin D, scientists say

1/11/2007
Refrigerated Version of Inhaled Flu Vaccine Approved

Makes it easier to keep FluMist in schools and pharmacies

1/3/2007
Research May Lead to Better Flu Vaccines

New database helps scientists match vaccine to immune response

12/8/2006
Restricting Calories Boosts the Immune System

And that may be a key to a longer life, study with monkeys suggests

10/26/2006
Study Questions Value of Flu Shots

But many health experts say the vaccine is the best protection against infection

10/24/2006
Flu Vaccine Safe for Babies and Toddlers

Study confirms shot protects against influenza without side effects

10/10/2006
As Parents Nix Vaccine, Childhood Whooping Cough Increases

Incidence highest in states with loosest exemption policies, study finds

10/10/2006
Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack

Younger patients with more severe disease face highest odds, study finds

10/5/2006
Health Tip: Who Should Get a Flu Shot?

Some people are at higher risk

9/27/2006
Your Best Shot at Fighting the Flu

Annual vaccine is a smart insurance policy against influenza, experts say

9/6/2006
Low-Dose Bird Flu Vaccine Effective

Chinese team reports success with new formulation

8/27/2006
Vaccine Breakthroughs

New inoculations protect against diseases ranging from whooping cough to cervical cancer

8/18/2006
Many U.S. Kids Not Getting Timely Vaccinations

Delay leaves children open to many preventable diseases, experts say

8/14/2006
Botched Drug Test Stirs Ethical Concerns

Highlights need to improve safety measures for clinical trials, researchers say

8/11/2006
Immune Cell Insights Could Fight Arthritis, Lupus

Researchers pinpoint birthplace of regulatory T cells

7/6/2006
Far More Children Afflicted With Flu

But doctors often fail to diagnose the disease in young patients, study finds

6/30/2006
Enzyme May Aid People With Celiac Disease

If successful, it could free patients from gluten-free diets, study says

6/27/2006
Stem Cell Receptors May Fight Autoimmune Diseases

Finding could lead to new treatments for lupus and leukemias, study says

5/3/2006