Vaccine News

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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

2/3/2007
Workouts Add Muscle to the Flu Shot

Arm exercises beforehand boost immune responses to the vaccine, study shows

1/22/2007
Skin Patch May Boost Alzheimer Vaccine Safety

Dangerous reaction soured scientists on injectable version, but patch offers new hope

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