Immunization News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/17/2005
New Vaccine Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival

Trial shows immune therapy offers hope to men whose disease has spread

2/16/2005
Researchers Pursue Seemingly Rare HIV Strain

Tests should shed light on mysterious infection of New York City man

2/11/2005
Flu Shots for Kids Would Protect Many Adults

Children transmit the virus more readily than any other group of individuals

1/25/2005
Siblings May Protect Against MS

Exposure to little brothers, sisters might cut chances of developing the disease, study finds

1/17/2005
Melanoma Vaccine Triggers T-Cells to Attack Tumors

New research offers insights into ways immune system fights the disease

12/28/2004
Virus Infecting Dogs Hardier Than Thought

Owners urged to get pets vaccinated against parvo

12/17/2004
Loosening of Flu Shot Restrictions Urged

Government panel seeks wider immunizations in areas with enough vaccine

12/16/2004
U.S. Meeting Demand For Flu Shots... So Far

Mild start to season, lack of demand easing potential problems, officials say

12/15/2004
Drugs Better Than Shots for Anthrax, Study Finds

Mass immunization found to be less effective in outbreak

12/14/2004
U.S. Launching Human Trial of SARS Vaccine

DNA-based vaccine has several advantages, experts say

12/10/2004
Inflammation Sends SOS to Body Defenses

Researchers find the brain summons stem cells for help

12/7/2004
U.S. Imports 1.2 Million More Flu Shots

German-made vaccine procured under investigational drug application

12/6/2004
Gel Eases Pain for Babies Getting Shots

Anesthetic applied just before jab isn't available in U.S.

11/29/2004
Experts: Vaccinate Adolescents Against Whooping Cough

Immunizing teens could protect babies against the lethal infection

11/18/2004
Ready-Made Drugs May Halt AIDS-Related Infection

Generic antipsychotics block virus, finds study

11/17/2004
Scientists Unlocking Lymphoma's Secrets

Follicular lymphoma is a killer, but findings offer new hope

11/12/2004
Vaccine Stops Food Allergy in Dogs

Study provides hope for human sufferers

11/11/2004
Strides Made in Male Contraceptive Vaccine

Anti-sperm shots make monkeys temporarily infertile

11/10/2004
Trial Drug Looks Promising for Crohn's

Genetically engineered antibody eases symptoms

11/4/2004
U.S. to Stockpile New Anthrax Vaccine

Plans are to have enough to inoculate 25 million people

11/3/2004
New Method Could Stretch Flu Vaccine Supply

Won't work for elderly and for this season, though

11/2/2004
Annual Flu Shot a Lifesaver for the Elderly

Consecutive vaccines have cumulative effect, study finds

10/28/2004
U.S. Eyes 5 Million Imported Flu Shots

Additional foreign vaccines would bring total to 66 million amid shortage

10/27/2004
Virulent Parasite Yields Genetic Secrets

Cryptosporidium decoding could prevent illness, bioterrorism

10/19/2004
U.S. Secures Another 2.6 Million Flu Vaccines

Still leaves the nation well short of needed doses

10/15/2004
U.S. Says No More Flu Vaccine

Supplies from Chiron factory in England can't be salvaged, health officials say

10/12/2004
Flu Shots Will Be Earmarked for Neediest

CDC says it will allocate vaccine yet to be shipped

10/11/2004
FDA Denies Knowing Extent of Flu Vaccine Production Problems

Top official says agency didn't realize British plant would be shut

10/7/2004
Flu Shots Scarce Even for Most Vulnerable

Only 55 million doses for 95 million people at risk

10/6/2004
Flu Shot Shortage: What Can You Do?

CDC says most vulnerable should go to front of line; dilution proposed

10/5/2004
Sudden Flu Shot Shortage Stuns U.S.

Supplier halted; talk moves to rationing remaining doses

9/23/2004
Shots Urged as Flu Rates Rise

Experts say it's especially true for the most vulnerable

9/14/2004
Study: Terrorism Response Plans May Fail

Finds they don't consider public attitudes, fears

9/13/2004
Ground Zero Workers File Billion-Dollar Health Lawsuit

Suit blames Twin Towers' owners for exposure to allegedly toxic conditions

9/7/2004
Chicken Pox Vaccine Exceeds Expectations

Hospitalizations, costs, adult illness down since debut a decade ago

8/31/2004
8/30/2004
Needle-Free Anthrax Vaccine in the Works

Nose may provide better avenue for delivering protection

8/27/2004
Contamination Will Delay Some Flu Shots

CDC expects half of doses to be a month late

8/20/2004
If It's Back to School, It's Also Vaccine Time

Experts say the shots are a crucial weapon against disease

8/12/2004
Last Year's Flu Shot Imperfect But Effective

CDC finds it gave more protection than experts had thought

8/12/2004
With School Ahead, Get Shots Behind You

Parents urged to get their kids up-to-date on immunizations

8/10/2004
Strep Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Confers immunity without serious side effects

8/10/2004
Chicken Pox Vaccine Curbs Severity, Contagiousness of Disease

Kids who get it anyway experience much milder version

8/4/2004
Therapy Could Treat Early Alzheimer's

Antibodies kill off plaques and tangles in brains of mice

7/29/2004
U.S. Getting Point About Vaccinating Kids

CDC reports record-high childhood immunization rates

7/15/2004
Discovery May Lead to Lupus Treatments

Plucking out protein prevented the disease in mice

7/12/2004
Immunization Rate for Toddlers Needs Booster

Study sees lack of enforcement among preschoolers

6/18/2004
Weakened Immunity Makes Harmless Bug Deadly

Mouse study finds virus finds any 'crack' in system

6/10/2004
Mice, Bugs Could Lead to New Asthma Therapy

Cockroach chemical found to play key role

6/7/2004
Type 1 Diabetes Prevented in Mice

Researchers correct flaw in immune system