Vaccine News

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Article Title
1/19/2007
Girls Should Receive Cervical Cancer Vaccine: Experts

New American Cancer Society guidelines echo those of other groups

1/16/2007
Scientists Explore Virus-Prostate Cancer Link

If proven, research could lead to a vaccine, experts say

1/16/2007
States Report Progress in Combating Cervical Cancer

But racial and economic disparities remain, survey finds

12/12/2006
Many at High Risk Don't Get Flu Shot

Getting the word out to vulnerable groups is key, survey finds

12/9/2006
A Year of Major Advances in Cancer Cited

But government funding cuts threaten continued research progress, oncologists report

12/7/2006
NSAID Use May Hinder Vaccine Effectiveness

Study finds production of antibodies compromised, especially in elderly

11/27/2006
Colon Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Scientist used an antibody from a cancer-resilient patient

11/22/2006
Outbreaks Show Bird Flu Virus Is Changing

But its potential for human-to-human spread remains unclear

11/17/2006
Smoking, High HPV Levels Could Spell Cervical Cancer

Study finds two factors boost risk of precancerous lesions

11/13/2006
Flu Drug Tamiflu May Cause Odd Behavior in Children

Meanwhile, CDC calls flu vaccine plentiful, despite some delays in shipments

10/30/2006
Vaccine-Resistant Bird Flu Spreading in Asia

New virus evades current poultry immunization measures, experts warn

10/26/2006
Study Questions Value of Flu Shots

But many health experts say the vaccine is the best protection against infection

10/25/2006
U.S. Panel Backs Shingles Vaccine

People 60 and older would be inoculated against blistering skin disease

10/24/2006
Flu Vaccine Safe for Babies and Toddlers

Study confirms shot protects against influenza without side effects

10/18/2006
U.S. Flu Vaccine Supply Called Plentiful

Any delays in shipments should be resolved by end of November, CDC says

10/13/2006
Combo Human-Bird Antibody May Ward Off Avian Flu

But success in mice doesn't guarantee it will protect people, experts say

10/12/2006
Whooping Cough Making a Comeback in U.S.

Studies urge booster shots for teens and adults, more careful exams by doctors

10/10/2006
As Parents Nix Vaccine, Childhood Whooping Cough Increases

Incidence highest in states with loosest exemption policies, study finds

10/5/2006
All Americans Urged to Get Flu Shots

Vaccine supplies are at record levels, but public might need convincing

10/4/2006
Vaccine May Ease Ragweed Allergies

Early study looks promising, showing at least two years of protection

10/4/2006
All Americans Urged to Get Flu Shots

Vaccine supplies are at record levels, but public might need convincing

9/27/2006
Your Best Shot at Fighting the Flu

Annual vaccine is a smart insurance policy against influenza, experts say

9/21/2006
Vaccine Combo May Land Infants in ER: Study

Five-shot mix poses fever risk to one in 100 babies, researchers find

9/18/2006
Studies Reveal Slow Progress on Global Child Deaths

Lack of funds means vulnerable countries are falling behind, experts say

9/14/2006
More Kids of All Races Getting Their Shots

Three-fourths of U.S. children have received 6 key vaccines, CDC says

9/6/2006
Low-Dose Bird Flu Vaccine Effective

Chinese team reports success with new formulation

8/27/2006
Vaccine Breakthroughs

New inoculations protect against diseases ranging from whooping cough to cervical cancer

7/6/2006
Far More Children Afflicted With Flu

But doctors often fail to diagnose the disease in young patients, study finds

6/29/2006
U.S. Panel Endorses Cervical Cancer Vaccine for Girls

11- and 12-year-olds would be routinely inoculated against virus that causes the disease

6/15/2006
Flu Season Was Milder Than Usual

But certain strains of germs showed resistance to antiviral drugs, report notes

6/15/2006
Scientists ID Genetic Cause of HIV Virulence

Loss of one function of one gene makes the difference, study says

6/12/2006
Gene-Based Vaccines May Fight Alzheimer's

They slowed brain plaque build-up in mice, but success in humans will be real test, experts say

6/9/2006
Taming a Childhood Scourge

New vaccine highly effective against rotavirus, experts say

6/8/2006
Scientists Find Way to Speed Up HIV Vaccine Research

Early immune-cell response should predict shot's effectiveness, researchers say

6/8/2006
FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Experts hail immunization as breakthrough for women worldwide

6/5/2006
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Also Protects Against Vaginal Cancers

Researchers at ASCO report that Gardasil was almost totally effective against pre-cancerous lesions

5/26/2006
FDA Approves Shingles Vaccine

It's recommended for those 60 years of age and older

5/24/2006
High-Dose Vaccine May Help Elderly Beat Seasonal Flu

A bigger dose produced more antibodies and was safe, research found

5/23/2006
Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice

Scientists have overcome major hurdle, but treatments could still be decades away

5/22/2006
Combo Vaccines Developed Against Bird Flu

Inoculating poultry should limit threat of human pandemic, studies suggest

5/18/2006
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Gets FDA Panel's OK

Advisory committee recommends agency approve Gardasil

5/11/2006
Experts Argue Over Allocation of Bird Flu Vaccine

Government puts elderly high on list, but others would choose young adults

4/26/2006
Vaccine Could Fight Deadly Marburg Virus

Researchers report success in monkeys against this potential bioterror agent

4/26/2006
Computers Predict Bird Flu Pandemic's Course

Quarantining the sick will be key to limiting outbreak, study shows

4/26/2006
Cell Therapy Might Boost Babies' Immune Response

Stimulating a specific receptor may give newborns added defenses, study finds

4/25/2006
Brain Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise

It may extend survival for those with glioblastoma multiforme

4/21/2006
Scientists Optimistic About West Nile Vaccine

It triggered strong immune responses in early clinical trial

4/20/2006
Drug-Vaccine Combo Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Results are promising but human studies are needed, researchers say

4/19/2006
Midwest Mumps Outbreak Continues to Spread

More than 1,000 cases reported in 8 states, and more are expected, officials say

4/11/2006
Pneumococcal Vaccine Protects Newborns

Immunizing older kids helps shield non-vaccinated infants, study shows