Vaccine News

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1/12/2008
Vaccines for Ovarian and Breast Cancer in Early Trials

Activating body's immune system should fight tumors, researchers say

1/12/2008
Schedules Revised for Flu, Meningitis Vaccines

Goal is to make it easier for parents to protect their children, CDC says

1/8/2008
New Meningitis Vaccine Works in Infants

Menveo not available in US yet, British researchers note

1/7/2008
Study Casts Doubt on Vaccine-Autism Link

Research adds to growing body of evidence thats finds no connection between the two

12/20/2007
Parents Should Postpone Child Vaccine Booster: CDC

Recall of 1.2 million doses of the standard Hib shot means shortage could last a year, experts say

12/13/2007
Common Infant Vaccine Recalled

Hib shot shields against meningitis, pneumonia, but experts say recall shouldn't be health threat

12/7/2007
Pneumonia Vaccine Is Keeping Kids Healthier

New shot has cut hospitalizations by more than half, CDC study finds

12/3/2007
No Link Between Hepatitis B Shot, MS: Study

New research may help resolve ongoing debate

11/14/2007
Jennifer Garner Puts Flu Shot in the Spotlight

Actress and new mom calls vaccine 'family priority' this season

11/13/2007
Vaccine-Preventable Deaths Reach New Low in U.S.

Tens of thousands of lives saved each year through immunization, study says

11/12/2007
Fallout From Failed AIDS Vaccine Could Dampen Research

Experts worry infection fears might keep participants from trials

11/9/2007
U.S. Flu Vaccine Plentiful: CDC

About 75% of Americans are candidates for a shot

11/7/2007
Many Vaccine Booster Shots Unnecessary: Study

For some infections, immunization lasts much longer than previously assumed

11/6/2007
Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise

A series of shots might protect for a lifetime, researchers say

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