Vaccine News

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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

3/9/2010
Kids Who Get Flu Shots Protect the Unvaccinated

Inoculating children can prevent influenza from spreading, experts say

3/8/2010
1 in 5 At-Risk U.S. Babies Doesn't Get Hepatitis B Vaccine

Researchers urge hospitals to vaccinate all children

3/1/2010
Parents Still Worried About Vaccine Safety

Although most get their children inoculated, concerns persist, study found

2/25/2010
Virtually Everyone Should Get a Flu Shot: CDC

The recommendation will take effect for the next influenza season

2/24/2010
Successor to Combination Pneumococcal Vaccine Approved

Prevnar 13 offers broader protection against a host of bacterial diseases

2/22/2010
2/18/2010
New Technology Could Widen Reach of Vaccines

British researchers develop way to eliminate need for cooling devices

2/12/2010
Another Study Refutes Vaccination-Autism Link

Whether measles shot was alone or in combination didn't matter, researchers say

2/11/2010
Vaccine Not Fail-Safe in Ongoing Mumps Outbreak

CDC says more than 1,500 cases have been reported in New York, New Jersey

2/10/2010
Blacks in Nursing Homes Vaccinated Less Than Whites

Disparities seen for flu and pneumonia inoculations, researchers say

2/10/2010
Flu Vaccine Safe for Infants 6 Weeks Old

Babies younger than 6 months could be safely protected, researcher says

2/9/2010
Vaccine May Prevent TB in People With HIV

Clinical trial results mark 'significant milestone,' expert says

2/6/2010
Spectators Need to Prepare for Olympic Games, Too

Health experts urge travelers to take steps to prevent illness

2/5/2010
As Swine Flu Fades, Experts Ponder Next Season

Some believe H1N1 will persist for years to come, but in what form remains unclear

2/4/2010
Too Few Adults Get Recommended Vaccinations

Shots could save thousands of U.S. lives each year, report authors say

2/2/2010
Controversial Autism Study Retracted by Medical Journal

1998 paper scared parents over possible link between MMR vaccine, developmental disorder

1/29/2010
Immune System 'Memory' Gets a Boost in Mouse Study

Enhanced vaccines could offer better protection in future, researcher says

1/27/2010
Rotavirus Vaccine Could Save Millions of Children Worldwide

Trials in Africa, Mexico show it protects from the common diarrhea-causing disease

1/26/2010
Shot Protects Against Chickenpox After Exposure

Vaccination within 5 days prevents or lessens illness in those at risk, study finds

1/25/2010
Dog Flu Risk Highest Where Canines Mingle

New vaccine could minimize severity, experts say

1/20/2010
Malaria Parasite Infects Gorillas, Not Just Humans

Discovery may aid vaccine development, but could hinder efforts to eradicate disease, researchers say

1/18/2010
Immune Response Better With Skin Scratch Vaccination

'Scarification' offered greater protection than injection in study

1/17/2010
Shots Relieve Children's Hay Fever, Cut Expenses

Health-care costs drop by one-third, study finds

1/15/2010
55 Million Americans Sickened by Swine Flu So Far

Although infections are declining, health officials still urge vaccinations

1/11/2010
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Lowers Flu Shot Effectiveness

But patients should still get vaccinated, researchers say

1/11/2010
Health Tip: When Baby Gets a Shot

Suggestions to make vaccination less painful

1/8/2010
As Swine Flu Ebbs, Officials Stress Importance of Vaccine

Cases now widespread in just one state, but a resurgence could occur, CDC experts warn

1/8/2010
Study Suggests Way to 'Mop Up' Leukemia Cells

Vaccine beats back cancer left behind after treatment, researchers say

1/7/2010
As Swine Flu Wanes, Don't Be Fooled

Another outbreak is possible, and people need to be vaccinated: CDC

1/6/2010
Insect Cells Instead of Eggs for Swine Flu Vaccine?

Novel method is faster and avoids allergy issues, researchers say

1/4/2010
Without Chickenpox Shot, Kids' Risk Rises Ninefold

Vaccine's success at curbing disease has led to false sense of security, experts say

1/4/2010
Health Tip: Getting a Nasal Vaccine for Flu

Some should consult a doctor first

1/4/2010
New Childhood Vaccines Schedules Released

Changes reflect H1N1 recommendations, suggest HPV vaccine for boys

1/1/2010
Health Care Reform, Swine Flu Top Health News for 2009

Furor over cancer screening changes and lifting of embryonic stem cell ban also grabbed headlines