Vaccine News

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10/30/2007
AIDS Stopped in Haiti Before U.S.

New research tracks the spread of HIV from Africa to America

10/25/2007
Meningitis Shot Available, Effective Year-Round

If your kids missed back-to-school crush, they can still get the lifesaving vaccine, experts say

10/24/2007
U.S. Advisers OK Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for Young Children

FluMist should help kids intimidated by needles, experts say

10/18/2007
Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise

It cut African infants' infection risk by 65%, researchers say

10/10/2007
U.S. Kids Not Getting Needed Health Care

Report finds youngsters worse off than adults; biggest gaps found in preventive care

10/3/2007
Flu Vaccine Does Protect Older People

It cuts rates of hospitalizations and deaths, study finds

9/28/2007
Better Lupus Treatments on the Horizon

New technologies are giving patients reason for hope, experts say

9/28/2007
FDA Approves New Flu Vaccine

That should ensure adequate supply for coming influenza season, officials say

9/26/2007
Kids' Vaccine Ingredient Not Likely Linked to Neurological Problems

CDC study finds no clear association between thimerosal, mental woes

9/25/2007
Study Questions Flu Shot's Value for Older People

Most trials don't even include people over 70, researchers note

9/19/2007
More Americans Urged to Get Flu Shots

Vaccine supplies are plentiful this year, but inoculation rates are low, officials say

9/7/2007
Child's Flu Shot Helps Whole Family

Vaccinating half of kids under 5 would prevent 650,000 hospital visits, U.S. study finds

8/31/2007
Growing Number of U.S. Kids Not Getting Needed Vaccinations

'Working poor' families at risk of disease outbreaks, experts warn

8/31/2007
Nasal Anthrax Vaccine Proves Effective in Animal Study

Though not ready for humans, it offered immunity for at least 6 months

8/30/2007
U.S. Teens Fall Short on Vaccine Coverage

But most younger children are getting their needed shots, federal surveys find

8/21/2007
Vaccine Stops Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'

In mouse study, it prevented buildup of dangerous tau protein

8/16/2007
New Strategy Stretches Bird Flu Vaccine

Researchers say more people could be protected in possible pandemic

8/16/2007
Three-Quarters of States Near Vaccine Goals for Kindergarteners

They include shots for measles, mumps, rubella, polio and chicken pox, among others

8/14/2007
Cervical Cancer Vaccines Won't Fight Existing HPV Infection

Study bolsters recommendation that shot be given before onset of sexual activity

8/13/2007
Experimental MS Vaccine Proves Safe in Early Test

It could lead to individualized treatments for other autoimmune diseases, researchers say

8/10/2007
Last Flu Season Was Mild, But Child Deaths Worrying

Dangerous co-infection with drug-resistant staph is on the rise, CDC says

8/7/2007
Many Kids With Private Insurance Missing Vaccinations

Plans may not cover a particular shot or its administration, study finds

8/1/2007
CDC's 'Preteen Vaccine' Campaign Aimed at Parents

It explains what shots are needed for 11- and 12-year-olds

7/23/2007
Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Might Extend Survival

In early trial, doses of the shot delayed recurrence

7/14/2007
Pack Health Into Your Summer Holiday

A few expert tips can help bring peace of mind

6/28/2007
CDC Panel Recommends Meningitis Vaccine for All Teens

New guideline includes children from 11 through 18 years of age

6/22/2007
Genes Raise Post-Vaccination Fever Risk

Findings apply to the smallpox shot, and perhaps other vaccines, too

6/18/2007
Veterinarians Could Be First to Get Bird Flu

They should be high on the list for any effective vaccine, experts say

6/11/2007
Add Meningitis Shot to Summer Camp To-Do List

The potentially lethal disease can strike youngsters, experts warn

6/7/2007
Flu Shot Kick-Starts Fetal Immune System

Findings back theory that neonatal system can respond to environmental exposures

5/18/2007
Experts Debate Giving HPV Vaccine to Boys

Spread of the virus linked to cervical cancer can harm them, too

5/18/2007
Gardasil Guards Against Vaginal, Vulval Cancers

Researchers found cervical cancer vaccine reduced risk of lesions by 49%

5/9/2007
Studies Support Cervical Cancer Vaccine's Effectiveness in Young Girls

And another trial pinpoints HPV as prime cause of throat cancer

4/25/2007
Vitamin A May Boost Vaccine Effectiveness in Kids

This could greatly benefit children in developing world, researchers say

4/24/2007
Pneumococcal Strains Not Covered by Vaccine on the Rise

Vaccine is still effective, but may need to include new strains, study finds

4/17/2007
Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

It spurred immune system to kill tumors in mice, researchers say

4/17/2007
Cancer Vaccines Are Proving Their Mettle

Shots for pancreas, head-and-neck and cervical tumors appear effective, studies find

4/17/2007
U.S. Approves 1st Bird Flu Vaccine

Called an 'interim' measure, it was effective about half the time in trials

4/13/2007
Scientists Frustrated in Search for Genital Herpes Vaccine

Better funding could help defeat the virus, which infects 1 in 5 Americans

4/11/2007
Plants Produce Protein to Fight Smallpox

Research with mice could one day offer alternative to today's risky vaccine

4/10/2007
Flu Vaccine Grown in Insect Cells Called a Promising Alternative

Early trial finds the approach produced safe and effective inoculations, study says

4/6/2007
T'ai Chi Boosts Immune System Against Shingles in Older Adults

Martial arts exercises made resistance comparable to standard vaccine for the virus, study says

4/6/2007
Vaccine Cuts U.S. Child Pneumonia Rate By 39%

Unexpected benefit makes the shot more valuable, experts say

4/2/2007
Pneumococcal Vaccine Helps Prevent Kids' Ear Infections

Study finds rates of repeated ear infections

3/29/2007
FDA Panel Backs Prostate Cancer Vaccine

Studies show it extends life of patients with metastatic disease by several months

3/14/2007
Chickenpox Vaccine Booster Shot a Good Idea

Protection fades after first immunization, study shows

3/1/2007
Hepatitis E Vaccine Called Highly Effective

The virus is typically found in undeveloped countries with poor sanitation

2/27/2007
1 in 4 U.S. Women Carries Cervical Cancer Virus

CDC numbers reinforce need for early vaccination against HPV, experts say

2/27/2007
U.S. Advisers Endorse Bird Flu Vaccine

While it has limited effectiveness, it's better than nothing, FDA told

2/14/2007
Protein Finding Bolsters AIDS Vaccine Hopes

It's a viral 'site of vulnerability' that doesn't mutate, scientists say