Immunization News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/7/2004
Type 1 Diabetes Prevented in Mice

Researchers correct flaw in immune system

5/24/2004
The Left Brain May be Your Infection Fighter

Research suggests the hemisphere influences the immune system

5/20/2004
U.S. Panel Aims to Quash Vaccine-Autism Link

Finds no credible evidence that the shot causes disorder

5/13/2004
Expert: Women's Heart Woes Have Stepchild Status

Urges more attention be paid to top killer

5/12/2004
Staying Home Could Contain Smallpox Attack

Mass vaccinations not needed in outbreak, concludes study

5/7/2004
Can Autoimmune Disease Be Detected Early?

Study: Antibodies can foretell problems long before symptoms

5/3/2004
Immune System May Protect Against Cognitive Disorders

Researchers say mouse study could lead one day to preventive vaccine

4/29/2004
Flu Shots Now Urged for the Very Young

Vaccinations recommended for kids 6 months to 23 months old

4/26/2004
50 Years Later, 'Polio Pioneers' Still Recall the Fear

Salk vaccine marked beginning of the end for crippling virus

4/22/2004
Immune System Memory Center Identified

Finding could lead to better vaccines, cancer treatments

4/5/2004
Arthritis Patients Benefit From Aggressive Treatment

Study finds far fewer hospitalizations than 2 decades ago

3/31/2004
Childhood Vaccines Not Tied to Type 1 Diabetes

Large Danish study finds no increased risk

3/30/2004
Strides Taken Toward Diabetes Prevention

Early studies target proteins that destroy insulin cells

3/16/2004
Researchers Flip Immune System's 'On' Switch

Findings could lead to new AIDS treatments

3/10/2004
Researchers Closer to Alternative Smallpox Vaccine

Existing vaccinations can sicken some people

3/2/2004
Breast Cancer Vaccine Promising in Mice

Reverses lesion progression, but it may not work in humans

2/20/2004
Kidney Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

A new study shows experimental therapy appears to cut risk of recurrence

1/29/2004
Flu Retreats in U.S.

Only Delaware reporting widespread viral activity

1/15/2004
Jury Still Out On Flu Vaccine

Federal study finds it offers poor protection against flu-like illnesses

1/15/2004
Experts: Halt HIV Vaccine Trial

Say resources are better spent on more promising ones

12/22/2003
Shots for Teens

Some recommended immunizations

12/19/2003
CDC: Flu Outbreak Now an Epidemic

Wider net cast to track and control virus

12/19/2003
12/16/2003
Moves Urged to Boost Childhood Vaccine Supply

Experts say more money and public education needed

12/11/2003
U.S. Buys More Flu Vaccine as Outbreak Widens

Affects all states, and is 'widespread' in 24

12/9/2003
U.S. Officials Scramble to Meet Flu Shot Shortage

Vaccine will be redistributed as CDC tries to get more

12/6/2003
U.S. Moves to Manage Remaining Flu Shot Supplies

Two vaccine makers say they're out as demand rises

12/4/2003
SARS Vaccine May Be on the Horizon

Pittsburgh researchers develop one that works in monkeys

11/17/2003
Is Smallpox Behind AIDS Immunity?

Roots of resistance may lie in Middle Ages

11/17/2003
First Human Tests of Hepatitis C Vaccine Begin

Researchers optimistic, but know there are many steps to go

11/14/2003
Studies Urge Soothing Pain in Babies

Preemies often don't get drugs they need to ease it

9/30/2003
New Study Finds No Autism-Vaccine Link

But the lawsuits are piling up

9/23/2003
Experts Brace for Rougher Flu Season

Fear is complacency over vaccine after two straight mild years

9/8/2003
Does Tea Belong in the Medicine Chest?

Studies find array of health benefits from beverage

9/2/2003
Vaccination Guide

Who should get what

8/18/2003
New Smallpox Vaccine May Be Safer

Trials looming to compare it to existing one

8/12/2003
Vaccine Won't Replace Pap Smears

But it may cut frequency of cervical cancer screening, study finds

8/12/2003
Panel: Don't Give Public Smallpox Vaccination

Risks may outweigh benefits for mass inoculation

8/6/2003
Fast-Acting Vaccine Blocks Ebola Virus

Quicker protection may aid outbreak control

8/5/2003
Ovulation May Weaken Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Strength of immune reaction may fade during menstrual cycle

7/31/2003
Childhood Immunizations Still at All-Time High

Coverage for chicken pox, pneumococcus rise rapidly in U.S.

7/9/2003
Studies Predict Outcome of Kidney Transplants

Point to progress in preventing organ rejection

6/24/2003
Military Smallpox Vaccine Program Deemed Safe

Side effects from 450,000 vaccinations lower than expected

6/11/2003
U.S. Tries to Curb Monkeypox on Several Fronts

Health officials recommend smallpox shots, ban imports of African rodents

6/2/2003
Deadly Cold Virus Strikes Disabled in N.Y.

Outbreak blamed for as many as 3 deaths in special home

5/8/2003
U.S. Denies Changing Smallpox Vaccine Policy

Refutes news report on 'about-face' for health, emergency workers

5/5/2003
Dangerous Memory Lapse for Smallpox Vaccinees

Study finds inadequate recall of skin conditions

4/30/2003
Tackling Pneumonia Proving Tricky

Vaccine prevents severe infections but doesn't block all forms of disease

4/21/2003
Tea for Immunity

Study finds beverage contains a key infection fighter

4/2/2003
Flu Shot Shields Elderly from Many Ailments

Cuts risk of heart trouble, stroke, pneumonia and death