Vaccine News

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6/18/2012
Infant Vaccination 'Delays' Triple in Oregon: Study

Experts fear parents are jeopardizing their babies' health

6/15/2012
FDA Approves Combo Shot for Meningitis, Hib in Kids

4-shot series given between 6 weeks and 18 months of age prevents potentially deadly diseases

6/15/2012
6/5/2012
Little Short-Term Risk of Repeat Bout of Shingles, Study Finds

Seniors were unlikely to have recurrence of painful skin condition, researchers found

5/31/2012
Hepatitis B Infection Rates in U.S. Higher Than Thought

Study finds majority of cases are foreign-born residents

5/25/2012
Fewer Stillbirths Among Pregnant Women Vaccinated Against Flu

Those who were protected from H1N1 were also less likely to deliver preterm, study finds

5/22/2012
Studies See Advances in Detecting, Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Early research includes a vaccine and a high-tech probe to spot signs of disease

5/7/2012
Study: More Pre-Teens Get Vaccines When Middle Schools Require Them

Vaccinations protect against serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases, experts say

4/24/2012
Texting May Help More Kids Get Flu Shots

Novel way of sending reminders to families linked to more vaccinations: study

4/24/2012
Measles Deaths Falling Worldwide

But more than 100,000 still die each year, report says

4/23/2012
Shingles Vaccine Safe, Underutilized, Study Says

CDC recommends it for people 60 and older

4/19/2012
Measles Outbreaks in 2011 Were Worst in 15 Years: CDC

Most cases were tied to travel abroad, occurred in unvaccinated individuals

4/17/2012
Brain Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Study found it added weeks of survival for patients with glioblastoma

4/4/2012
Early Study Finds Some Promise for Lung Cancer Vaccine

Although not a cure, it appeared to prolong life in some cases of non-small cell disease

4/3/2012
Preteens More Likely to Report HPV Vaccine Side Effects

But symptoms were not serious, survey found

4/3/2012
Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer

Researchers report immune system boost and eventual tumor shrinkage in small group of patients

4/2/2012
Measles Vaccines Won't Raise Seizure Risk in Young Kids: Study

Kaiser Permanente researchers find youngsters aged 4 to 6 not at higher risk after shots

4/2/2012
Early Study Hints That Breast Cancer Vaccine Might Work

Treatment aimed at stopping recurrence does trigger immune response, but true significance unknown

4/2/2012
HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Young Black Women: Study

This persistence could explain higher rates of cervical cancer, researchers say

3/28/2012
Older Travelers at Much Higher Risk of Dying From Malaria

Study of U.K. tourists found particularly high risk in Gambia, West Africa

3/28/2012
HPV Vaccine May Help Women With Cervical Conditions

Study suggests immunization can reduce their risk for cervical disease later on

3/20/2012
Many Americans Ambivalent Over Laws Aimed at Healthy Living

Poll finds most accept rules for safety, smoking, eating, but also worry about a 'nanny state'

3/8/2012
Certain Beliefs Motivate Health Care Workers to Get Flu Shots

Doctors, nurses don't always rush to immunization, review finds

2/27/2012
Pediatricians Renew Call for HPV Vaccine for Boys

The shot protects against cervical cancer; it's also effective against anal cancer and some head and neck cancers

2/22/2012
All U.S. Adults Should Get Whooping Cough Shot: Panel

Would help protect infants, who are especially vulnerable to the disease

2/21/2012
Study: No Significant Rise in Seizure Risk From Common Kids' Vaccine

Immunizations protect children from life-threatening diseases, experts say

2/21/2012
Flu Shots for Pregnant Moms May Protect Babies

Vaccinated moms-to-be in Bangladesh were less likely to deliver 'too-small-for-age' newborns

2/15/2012
Respiratory Virus Killed 8 Military Recruits After Vaccination Program Halted

Program against certain adenoviruses was recently reinstated

2/10/2012
H1N1 'Swine' Flu Makes a Comeback in Mexico

Health experts say Americans shouldn't be overly concerned

2/7/2012
New Meningitis Vaccine Works in Infants: Study

If licensed, it would protect babies from a strain of bacterium that can cause serious disease

2/7/2012
Kids' Diarrhea Vaccine Appears Safe After All: Study

Risk of intestinal side effect didn't rise; children should be vaccinated, experts say

2/2/2012
Too Few American Adults Getting Needed Vaccinations: CDC

Though three vaccines showed increases in coverage rates, coverage remains low for essential ones

2/1/2012
Pediatricians' Group Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys

Immunization schedules for meningitis, flu also updated

1/27/2012
Tropical Trip OK for Most With Crohn's, Colitis

Symptom-free patients have no greater risk for gastro infections than general public, study finds

1/26/2012
Study Finds No Link Between HPV Vaccine and Autoimmune Disorders

No risk seen among nearly 190,000 Gardasil recipients in company-funded review

1/25/2012
Women Can Take Steps to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Regular Pap tests, HPV vaccine go a long way in warding off the disease, experts say

1/24/2012
Common Household Chemicals Might Harm Kids' Immunity

Study found lower response to vaccines in those with higher levels of PFCs in their blood

1/18/2012
Vaccine Against Bacterial Meningitis Shows Promise

Disease caused by the B strain can be deadly

1/18/2012
Flu Season Off to Slow Start, So Far

Relatively few cases reported, experts say, but that doesn't mean a surge can't happen

1/13/2012
Recent Rotavirus Vaccines Safe, Study Says

Gastrointestinal complications not associated with updated formulations

1/5/2012
Flu Prevention Critical for Those With Neurologic Conditions, CDC Says

Outbreak at Ohio residential facility resulted in 7 deaths last winter, report says

1/5/2012
Many Jails Got No Flu Shots During H1N1 Outbreak: CDC

Researchers want small correctional facilities included in vaccine program

1/5/2012
Many Teen Girls Mistakenly Think HPV Vaccines Cut Risk for All STDs

Doctors should stress limits of protection to patients, researcher says

1/4/2012
Potential Herpes Vaccine Disappoints Researchers

Only partially effective against one type of virus, ineffective against second type, study found

1/3/2012
Pneumonia Vaccine Approved for Older People

Prevnar 13 shot sanctioned for people 50 and up

12/11/2011
Americans Encouraged to Get Flu Vaccine

Too few take advantage of easily available protection against influenza in U.S., experts say

12/7/2011
Vaccine Might One Day Prevent 'Cruise Ship' Stomach Bug

Experimental vaccine reduced effects of norovirus in small study

12/5/2011
Health Officials Urge Americans: Get Your Flu Shot Now

Vaccine supplies are still ample, but could start to run short, CDC says

11/30/2011
Infant Vaccines May Work Better If Given in Afternoon

Babies slept more soundly when they had their shots after 1:30 p.m., researchers say

11/28/2011
Doctors in a Bind When Parents Want to Delay, Skip Vaccines

Study finds most pediatricians may consider 'alternative schedules,' but within limits