Vaccine News

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Article Title
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
Lower-Dose Bird Flu Vaccine Study Begins

Four U.S. centers will test the new formulation

4/11/2006
Pneumococcal Vaccine Protects Newborns

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

4/10/2006
Epstein-Barr Virus Could Boost Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A vaccine against the virus might also help prevent MS, experts say

4/6/2006
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Gives Long-Term Protection

Nearly 5 years later, it still shields women from tumor-causing virus, researchers say

4/5/2006
Pneumococcal Vaccine Reduces Serious Infections in Kids

Slight rise seen in some infections caused by strains not in vaccine, study finds

3/29/2006
Experimental Bird Flu Vaccine Falls Short

Just over half of volunteers appeared immunized, researchers report

3/3/2006
Vaccine Reduces Ear Infections, Czech Researchers Say

But more proof is needed that the inoculation works, a U.S. expert adds

2/16/2006
New Strategy Speeds Flu Vaccine Production

Cell-based approach means shots could be made in weeks, not months

2/10/2006
Intimate Kissing Boosts Meningitis Risk in Teens

Study says vaccination can prevent the potentially fatal disease

2/4/2006
Researchers Report Big Gains Against Cervical Cancer

Death rates are down, and an experimental vaccine holds great promise

2/1/2006
U.S. Scientists Create Bird Flu Vaccine That Thwarts Deadly Strain

Genetically engineered vaccine protected mice against the H5N1 virus

1/31/2006
Melanoma Vaccine for Dogs May Aid Humans

About 40% of animals respond to experimental treatment, researchers say

1/30/2006
Pilot Test of Ricin Vaccine Successful

Vaccine may protect people from a bioterror attack

1/24/2006
Health Tip: For Some, Pneumonia Vaccine Essential

Those over 65 should get it with flu inoculation, government recommends

1/4/2006
Two Vaccines Fight Severe Childhood Diarrhea

Rotavirus protection fills a public health gap, experts say

12/28/2005
New Pertussis Policy Announced

American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends vaccine for adolescents

12/16/2005
U.S. Health Gains Starting to Slow: Study

Rates of early death, prenatal care, smoking stable in recent years; obesity way up

12/14/2005
153 Child Deaths Linked to Flu During 2003-2004 Season

Many were previously healthy; most were under 6 months old, CDC report finds

12/6/2005
FluMist Found Safe in Latest Study

Two years after intranasal vaccine's introduction to market, new evidence backs its use in healthy people

12/2/2005
Cancer Group Lists Top Treatment Advances for 2005

Inroads against breast, lung and stomach tumors, plus two cervical cancer vaccines

11/15/2005
Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Improves Survival

Longer follow-up, larger study needed, researchers say