Vaccine News

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9/10/2009
FDA Panel Backs Giving HPV Vaccine Gardasil to Young Males

The advisors also recommend approval of second HPV vaccine, Cervarix, to prevent cervical cancer

9/9/2009
New Vaccine May Work Better Against Lung Disease

Different formulation seems to thwart pneumonia in high-risk group with COPD, study finds

9/3/2009
Swine Flu Poses Risk to Kids With Neurological Conditions

But U.S. officials say death rate seems no higher than with seasonal flu

9/3/2009
Discoveries Brighten Search for AIDS Vaccine

Two antibodies appear effective against HIV subtypes worldwide, team says

9/2/2009
Keep Your Flu Shots Straight This Fall

What you need to know about vaccinations for swine flu, regular flu

9/1/2009
Swine Flu May Be Less Dangerous Than Predicted: Study

Researchers challenge 'superbug theory' in animal tests using three flu strains

9/1/2009
Swine Flu on Campuses Boosts Call for Vaccinations

Officials expect return of virus that first surfaced last spring

8/28/2009
Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Ice Skater, Pushes Seasonal Flu Shots

She reminds public there's more than swine flu circulating out there

8/27/2009
Another Report Finds Swine Flu Targeting the Young

But health experts emphasize that most infections are relatively benign

8/27/2009
U.S. Childhood Vaccine Rates Good But Could Be Better: CDC

Compliance still high and stable, but more coverage needed among poor, report finds

8/26/2009
Many Health-Care Workers May Shun Swine Flu Shot

Hong Kong study finds some fear side effects, question benefits

8/25/2009
HPV Vaccine Could Prevent Many Penile Cancers

Nearly half of the tumors are caused by strains covered by the shot, study finds

8/24/2009
Not Everyone Wants to Be Vaccinated Against Pandemic Flu

But personal hygiene prevention methods are not enough, experts warn

8/22/2009
Going Back to School With Asthma Takes Extra Work

Lung association recommends flu shots, check-ups and communication with school staff

8/20/2009
School Kids, Parents Should Get Flu Vaccines First

Study shows targeting 'super-spreaders' protects most vulnerable in end

8/20/2009
New Hib Vaccine Granted Accelerated Approval

To help remedy vaccine shortage

8/20/2009
Swine Flu Vaccine Delay Manageable, Experts Say

Having 45 million doses by Oct. 15 will still be useful, they stress

8/19/2009
Patch 'Shots' May Someday Replace Injections

Microneedles could deliver meds safely and painlessly, researchers say

8/18/2009
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Seems Safe

Fainting most common adverse event with Gardasil, study finds

8/18/2009
'Cruise Ship Virus' Vaccine Stems From Tobacco

Benefits for fighting norovirus include cost, speed, report shows

8/11/2009
Swine Flu May Not Be Any Deadlier This Fall: Experts

Review of prior epidemics refutes theory that virus gets more severe

8/6/2009
Many Texas Docs Not Pushing HPV Vaccine for Girls

Study finds fewer than half always recommend the shots, despite federal guidelines

7/30/2009
Pregnant Women, Health-Care Workers Top Swine Flu Vaccine Candidates

CDC advisory panel outlines priorities for a fall flu shot rollout

7/29/2009
Prioritize Pregnant Women to Get Swine Flu Shot, Experts Say

As CDC recommendations loom, new study confirms this group at great risk

7/28/2009
CDC Panel to Recommend Who Should Get Swine Flu Shot

Officials hope vaccine will be available by fall or early winter

7/24/2009
Swine Flu Could Eventually Affect 40% of Americans: CDC

Vaccine testing -- set to begin next week -- could lessen impact

7/23/2009
U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

A slowdown in production is hampering efforts, but a nasal spray version might help

7/22/2009
Many Young Adults Uninformed About Vaccines

More awareness of benefits of shots for preventable diseases needed, study shows

7/21/2009
Safety of Swine Flu Vaccine to Face Tough Scrutiny

Experts confident that U.S. won't repeat problems seen in 1976 episode

7/20/2009
FDA Approves Seasonal Flu Vaccine for 2009-2010

Health experts still working on H1N1 swine flu vaccine, which should be ready by fall

7/16/2009
New Insights Could Help Shield Babies From Diarrhea Bug

Birth rate patterns, vaccination can greatly influence rotavirus' spread, CDC says

7/15/2009
New Treatments for Alzheimer's on the Horizon

Studies show Dimebon could improve cognition, vaccine might fight 'tangles' of disease

7/13/2009
Swine Flu Vaccine Taking Longer Than Expected

A fully tested shot may not be ready until year's end, WHO says

7/9/2009
Swine Flu Summit Focuses on Preparedness

U.S. taking steps to handle virus' anticipated return in the fall

7/9/2009
Vaccine May Someday Thwart Ear Infections

Tested on animals, liquid would be administered externally

7/7/2009
Fewer Shots Could Still Protect Kids From Pneumonia

Reduced-dose schedule for PCV-7 vaccine supported by study findings

7/7/2009
New Evidence Supports HPV Vaccine

Industry-funded study showed high levels of protection against human papillomavirus

6/26/2009
Many Adults With Asthma Are Skipping Flu Shots

Condition raises risk of complications, CDC researchers note

6/25/2009
Supply of Key Children's Vaccine Almost Back to Normal

CDC says production shortfalls that limited booster shots nearly over; Hib can cause bacterial meningitis

6/5/2009
U.S. Response to Swine Flu Called Good

But report said the health-care system would be overburdened if an outbreak were more severe

6/4/2009
Report Gives U.S. Good Grades for Swine Flu Response

But it also said the health-care system would be overburdened if an outbreak were more severe

6/2/2009
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Not Just for Teens

Uninfected women aged 24 to 45 still may benefit from HPV vaccine, study finds

6/1/2009
Experts Optimistic About Melanoma Vaccine

Phase 3 study reports improved survival for those with advanced disease

5/26/2009
Broad-Spectrum Cervical Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Tests in animals get good results against more types of HPV, study finds

5/26/2009
Refusing Shots Puts Kids at Higher Risk for Whooping Cough

Parents who reject immunization put children, community in jeopardy, study finds

5/21/2009
Pediatric Ear Infection Vaccine Shows Promise

Animal study shows droplets rubbed into skin prevented infections

5/19/2009
Hospitalization Rates Higher in Kids Who Get Flu Shots

Link likely due to other health problems in children most recommended for vaccination, experts say

5/18/2009
New Methods Could Speed Production of Flu Vaccines

Clinical trials using new strategies show promise for better protection against flu

5/18/2009
Vaccine Shields Monkeys From Simian Form of HIV

Scientists inject antibody-coding genes directly into muscles

5/15/2009
Viral Infection Might Trigger High Blood Pressure

Mouse study shows CMV raises risk of hypertension, hardening of arteries