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Adult Vaccinations Protect Children: Report

But few get the recommended immunizations, experts say

Don't Skip This Year's Flu Shot: CDC

Formulation meant to protect against seasonal flu and H1N1

Kids Benefit From Flu Vaccine via Shot or Spray, Study Finds

Both work well, but nasal spray produces broadest immune response in youngsters, research shows

Flu Shot Rates Low for Health Workers, Moms-to-Be: CDC

Making vaccination readily available improves compliance with guidelines, researchers say

Vaccine to Prevent Heroin High Works in Animals

Rats given the vaccine were less likely to push levers to obtain more drug, study finds

Chickenpox Vaccine May Wipe Out Related Deaths: Study

U.S. mortality rate dropped from about 105 to just 14 in 2007, research shows

FDA Unveils Flu Vaccines for 2011-12 Season

All people 6 months old and older urged to get inoculated

Flu Vaccine for 2011-12 Season Approved

Protects against strains predicted to be most prevalent

Researchers Closer to Developing Universal Meningitis B Vaccine

Novel technology may lead to protection against deadly meningococcus B, they say

Antibody Finding Might Help in Search for HIV Vaccine

Researchers find 'soldiers' of immune system keep AIDS virus from getting inside cells

'Swine Flu' Shot May Be Cleared of Guillain-Barre Charges

Study finds little, if any, increased risk of the syndrome

Medicare Will Pay for Prostate Cancer Drug

Provenge, a therapeutic vaccine, extends survival; it costs $93,000 per individual

Flu Shots for Pregnant Women Also Protect Newborns, Study Finds

Babies whose moms received vaccine nearly 50% less likely to be hospitalized with flu

Certain Cancer Drugs Don't Interfere With Flu Vaccine: Study

The drugs, sunitinib and sorafenib, are used for several types of cancers, including kidney

Trials of Type 1 Diabetes Vaccines Bring Mixed Results

One vaccine may combat disease's progression, but another fails human tests

Experimental Vaccine Seems to Cure Prostate Cancer in Mice

Researchers hope to test vaccine in people within five years

HPV Vaccine May Cut Rate of Cervical Cancer 'Precursors'

Australian study found fewer high-grade cervical abnormalities in teens, but more research needed

Most U.S. Kids Get Recommended Vaccines: CDC

But some still don't, which is a 'serious risk,' expert says

Melanoma Vaccine Shows Promise in Trial

Used with immune-boosting drug, vaccine extends survival by nearly 7 months, study finds

Flu Shot May Lower Odds for Preemie Delivery

During peak flu season, odds of prematurity were about 70% lower if mom was vaccinated, study finds

CDC Report Shows Bacterial Meningitis Cases on the Decline

Vaccines have reduced disease rate in young but death rate remains unchanged

Parent's Fears Deprive Some Asthmatics of Flu Shot: Study

Those who shun shots also less likely to know that flu can trigger breathing ills, survey finds

Foreskin May Be Reservoir for HPV

Study authors say this supports vaccinating boys against the virus, but experts disagree

Flu Vaccine Appears Safe After Kidney Transplant

Vaccinated patients were less likely to lose new organ or to die, study says

Most Parents Vaccinate Kids, Trust Docs' Advice on Shots

Yet too many still rely on misinformation from celebrities, survey says

Extended HPV Vaccine Schedule Seems Effective

Dosing options may help reduce cervical cancer rates in developing countries, study suggests

Brain Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trials

Some patients with lethal glioblastomas lived three years or longer

Doctors Most Trusted Source of Vaccine Information, Study Finds

But parents also pay attention to government, celebrities and other parents

Tetanus Still Diagnosed in U.S., Although It's Preventable

People over 65 and diabetics most at risk, CDC warns

U.S. Shingles Vaccine Approval Expanded

To include people in their 50s

Seniors Not Getting Important Preventive Health Services

Too few getting recommended vaccines and screening for cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis, report warns

Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Reveals

The more sex partners, the more likely a man will have the cancer-linked virus, research shows

Supreme Court Rejects Vaccine-Safety Lawsuit

Says nation's vaccine court is designed to handle such claims

U.S. Flu Season Picking Up, CDC Reports

37 states report widespread activity; vaccination recommended

Mom's HIV May Lower Baby's Immunity to Other Diseases

Lower levels of antibodies to whooping cough, tetanus seen in newborns exposed but not infected

'Universal' Flu Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Such a shot would eliminate need to reformulate vaccine each year, but it's still years away, experts say

H1N1 Flu Vaccine Very Effective: Study

Canadian researchers focused on children and younger adults

Last Year's H1N1 Flu Vaccine Was Safe, Study Finds

No pattern of Guillain-Barre syndrome or other serious side effects noted, researchers say

Gardasil Vaccine Guards Against HPV in Boys

Study finds it gives males same level of protection as females

Pediatricians Issue New Vaccination Recommendations

Meningitis, whooping cough targeted in new schedule

Survey Shows Fewer Hispanic Seniors Getting Flu Shots

Vaccination rates found to be especially low among newest immigrants

Emotions May Sidetrack Use of Safety Devices

Consumers often overreact when learning of a product's potential risks, researchers find

H1N1 Flu Is Raging in Britain; Could U.S. Be Next?

Different strain predominates now among Americans, but that situation could change, experts say

Nearly Half of Americans Still Suspect Vaccine-Autism Link

18% don't trust measles-mumps-rubella shot, and 30% are undecided, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds

Flu Season Looks Normal This Year, Experts Say

Getting a shot still worthwhile; seniors most vulnerable to prevalent strain

Report Alleges Money Motivated Doctor Behind Autism-Vaccine Scare

Disgraced physician had various schemes to profit from study's aftermath, according to investigation

Shingles Vaccine Looks Like a Safe Bet for Seniors: Study

Although not perfect, the shot will protect many older folks, researchers say

People Who Recovered From H1N1 Offer Clues to Better Vaccine

They appeared to develop antibodies against many strains, study finds

Rabid Stray Dog Spurs Shots for Shelter Workers: Report

Case in which 36 dogs were euthanized puts spotlight on need to vaccinate pets, CDC says