Vaccine News

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7/19/2010
Many False-Positive HIV Test Results for Those in AIDS Vaccine Trials

Almost half get the erroneous result, causing stigma and hampering trial enrollment, experts say

7/9/2010
Early Tamiflu Might Benefit Transplant Patients With H1N1 Flu

Preventive measures could cut serious illness, death rates in organ recipients, research shows

7/9/2010
Study Suggests Link Between HPV, Skin Cancer

Odds for squamous cell carcinoma seem to rise when the virus is present, but more research needed

7/8/2010
New Anti-HIV Weapons Found in Immune System

Powerful antibodies could someday be key to developing an AIDS vaccine, researchers say

7/6/2010
Vaccines Don't Appear to Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Findings challenge common myth about the illness, researchers say

7/1/2010
Hepatitis A Vaccine Pays Off for Kids: Study

U.S. urges vaccination for children 12-23 months

6/28/2010
Combo Vaccine Raises Risk of Fever-Related Seizures in Kids

MMR, varicella vaccines given separately seem safer, though real risk still rare, study finds

6/21/2010
PCBs May Weaken Kids' Vaccination Response

Early exposure may undermine reaction to diphtheria and tetanus shots, study finds

6/16/2010
H1N1 Flu Vaccine May Shield Against 1918 Strain

Mouse studies suggest shot would do double duty, in unlikely event of older virus' return

6/9/2010
H1N1 Flu Acts Much Like Its Seasonal Cousin

Spreads at same rate, shows similar symptoms, study finds

6/4/2010
One-Third of U.S. Girls Get HPV Vaccine

But many parents choose to skip Gardasil shots for daughters age 13 to 17, survey finds

6/4/2010
A Year After Its Emergence, H1N1 Swine Flu Lingers

It's likely that the virus, so rampant last spring, will adopt a regular fall/winter pattern, experts say

6/1/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Few Side Effects

And it extends life for men with advanced disease, researchers say

5/30/2010
Breast Cancer Vaccine Possible, Scientists Say

Human trials may begin next year

5/24/2010
No Benefit Seen in Delaying Infant Vaccinations

Some parents worry babies get 'too much too soon,' but study finds no impact on neurological health

5/21/2010
Experimental Vaccine Shields Monkeys Against Ebola

U.S. team develops shot that protects against 3 strains

5/19/2010
Infants Vulnerable to Measles Before 1st Shot

Inherited immunity wears off, putting kids at risk, study finds

5/18/2010
Smallpox Vaccine May Protect Against HIV

But scientists stress the results are preliminary

5/17/2010
Men, Women May Respond Differently to Vaccines

Frequency, severity of adverse effects vary between genders, researcher says

5/14/2010
Doctors Can Use Rotavirus Vaccine Again: FDA

Contaminant found in March no health risk, agency says

5/14/2010
Rotavirus Vaccine Helps Kids Avoid Severe Gastro Illness

In 2008, an estimated 55,000 hospitalizations were prevented in U.S., researchers say

5/13/2010
Sugar Before Shots Helps Infants Cope

Fewer tears are shed when babies get sweet solution before injections, review finds

5/6/2010
Hepatitis Infections Behind U.S. Rise in Liver Cancer

More people need to be vaccinated, diagnosed and treated, CDC report says

5/4/2010
Pneumonia Shot Won't Help Lower Men's Heart Risks

Study finds no protection against heart attack, stroke

5/4/2010
Misinformation About Vaccine Safety Puts Kids at Risk of Illness

More than one-third of U.S. parents surveyed had delayed or refused early childhood immunizations

5/4/2010
Men With HPV at Higher Risk for HIV, Study Finds

Vaccinating against human papillomavirus could be an effective preventive measure, researchers say

4/29/2010
Record Number of Americans Got Flu Shots, CDC Says

Concerns about H1N1 flu likely motivated people to get vaccinated, experts say

4/29/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Gains FDA Approval

Breakthrough approach lengthens survival, to varying degrees, for men with advanced disease, studies found

4/27/2010
Educational Program Urges Parents to Immunize Kids

Campaign will explain serious threat of re-emerging diseases, AAP says

4/27/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine May Get FDA Approval

Breakthrough approach lengthens survival, to varying degrees, for men with advanced disease, studies found

4/21/2010
Vaccine Now Misses Many Pneumococcal Infections in Kids

These bacteria can cause pneumonia and meningitis, researchers point out

4/19/2010
Vaccine Stops Tumor Spread in Mice

Treatment may be used one day as part of cancer-fighting arsenal, but more study is needed

4/13/2010
Guillain-Barre Syndrome Very Rare After H1N1 Vaccine

Rates of the disease among those vaccinated were no higher than in the general population

4/13/2010
Study Finds Military Prone to Infection With H1N1 Flu

Living in close quarters and young age increased risk, Singapore researchers say

4/9/2010
Flu Vaccine With Both B Strains May Offer Better Protection

Adding second strain to seasonal shot would eliminate guesswork, researchers say

4/8/2010
Vaccine Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

More studies needed to see if it can benefit people with the disease

4/6/2010
Did 'Regular' Flu Shot Up Risks for H1N1 Flu?

Those who got seasonal vaccine were at higher risk, study found, but that shouldn't affect immunization next season

4/6/2010
Oral Vaccine May Help People With COPD

Preliminary results suggest a new option to treat the breathing disease

4/5/2010
Genetic Engineering Raises Hope for Lyme Disease Vaccine

Researcher describes finding as a theory that still needs testing

4/5/2010
Vaccines-By-Patch Good News for Needle-Phobic

New technique may offer painless alternative, researchers say

4/5/2010
Scientists Find Clues to How the Body Fights Off HIV

Research on antibodies may aid vaccine development

4/1/2010
Only 1 in 4 Americans Got H1N1 Vaccine

CDC reports that less than half of available doses have been used

3/31/2010
Clues Found to How Different Flu Vaccines Work

Japanese study reveals that immune response is unique to each type of shot

3/29/2010
Officials See Uptick in H1N1 Swine Flu Cases

New activity reported in southeastern U.S.; health officials still urge vaccinations

3/24/2010
H1N1 Virus Yields Up More Secrets

Current strain is similar to that seen in 1918, with implications for vaccine development, scientists say

3/22/2010
FDA Asks Docs to Suspend Using Glaxo Rotavirus Vaccine

Rotarix is contaminated with pig virus but poses no known health risk, officials say

3/22/2010
Measles Outbreak Triggered by Unvaccinated Child

Case illustrates that people who chose not to vaccinate put others at risk, researcher says

3/19/2010
Swine Flu in Pregnancy Leads Some to ICU

Moms-to-be more likely to become critically ill than others, study finds

3/11/2010
Young Kids to Benefit From Broader Pneumococcal Vaccine

CDC study found newest vaccine lowered chances of those under 5 getting the disease

3/10/2010
Vaccination, Prevention Is Beating Back Hepatitis

Programs seem to be making progress against these viruses, research suggests