Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

11/3/2005
U.N. Leader Outlines Bird Flu Fight Strategy

Stockpiling won't be sufficient, Annan says in laying out seven-point plan

11/2/2005
Nicotine Vaccine Shows Early Promise

Study found NicVAX helped 38% stay away from smoking for 30 days

11/1/2005
Bush Unveils Bird Flu Strategy

A key would be $1.2 billion for enough vaccine to protect 20 million Americans

10/25/2005
Children's Pneumonia Vaccine Helps Prevent Disease in Adults

Rates of serious illness dropped by almost one-third, study finds

10/24/2005
Seasonal Flu Is the Real and Present Danger

Despite concern about avian flu, it poses little risk to humans so far, officials say

10/20/2005
Flu Shots in Short Supply, So Far

But U.S. health officials insist there will soon be enough to meet demand

10/11/2005
Avian Flu Vaccine Offers Hope Coupled With Questions

It seems effective, but immunity requires 2 shots and longer time to take effect, researchers say

10/7/2005
Chemotherapy Boosts Cancer Vaccine's Punch

Combo worked in mice, but human trials are a long way off, experts say

10/6/2005
Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Trial results indicate it is 100 percent effective in preventing disease

9/22/2005
Universal Flu Shots Urged

City, county health officials also warn that U.S. is ill-prepared for pandemic

9/21/2005
Flu Vaccine Only Mildly Effective in Elderly

Second study found growing resistance to antivirals, especially in Asia

9/6/2005
FDA Approves 4-in-1 Childhood Vaccine

It protects against measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox in one shot

8/25/2005
Is a Longevity Vaccine on the Way?

Mouse studies using a hormone raise the possibility, a researcher suggests

8/18/2005
New for Back to School: Meningitis, Whooping Cough Vaccines

They offer stronger protection against two worrisome diseases, experts say

8/12/2005
Countries Should Stock up on Anti-Flu Agent

Zanamivir better than oseltamivir in event of epidemic, researcher says

8/11/2005
Nasal Vaccine Might Slow Alzheimer's

Mouse study showed 73 percent reduction in damaging amyloid plaques

8/9/2005
Childhood Vaccinations Don't Up Infection Risk

Compared with exposure to other harmful agents, vaccines only a drop in the bucket

8/9/2005
Avian Flu Vaccine Not Coming to Your Local Pharmacy

Top U.S. health official says successful human trials don't translate to immediate use

8/8/2005
Combo Therapy Stalls Return of Prostate Cancer

Vaccine, hormone treatment seems to delay recurrence, study finds

8/8/2005
New Meningitis Vaccine Offers Greater Protection

Part of effort to protect more children, teens from deadly disease

7/26/2005
Childhood Vaccination Rates Hit Record High

But many adults aren't getting recommended inoculations, federal officials say

7/12/2005
Vaccination Tames Hepatitis A Infection

U.S., Israeli studies find inoculating children lowers incidence in entire population

6/30/2005
Researchers Take 1st Step Toward Broad Strep B Vaccine

Four-protein combination used to combat the bacteria that threatens newborns

6/22/2005
Expanding Current Vaccine Programs Proposed

The government should be the sole distributor of vaccines, one expert argues

6/13/2005
Plant Vaccine Targets SARS

Cheap and easy to give, the vaccine could prevent another outbreak

6/2/2005
New Pertussis Vaccine Effective in Teens, Adults

All should be vaccinated, researchers say

6/1/2005
Shingles Vaccine Has Successful Trial

Should be made available to seniors now, expert says

5/15/2005
Nicotine Vaccine Shows Promise

Swiss company reports some smokers developed antibodies, smoked less

5/12/2005
MMR Vaccine Doesn't Up Risk of Crohn's Disease

No link between childhood shot and intestinal inflammation, study finds

5/11/2005
Insulin Identified as Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

Next step: vaccine trials against this autoimmune disease

5/10/2005
Vaccine Industry Needs Shot in the Arm

Reports find questions about supply, cost and availability

4/28/2005
Design of HIV Vaccines May Have Been Faulty

Immune systems attacked antibodies, study claims

4/12/2005
Experimental Dual Childhood Vaccine Disappoints

But finding doesn't apply to combination shots now in use, experts say

4/12/2005
Polio Vaccine: It Tamed a Scourge, Transformed Medicine

50 years ago, officials announced the success of the breakthrough shot

4/6/2005
Another HPV Vaccine Passes Test

Small trial shows infection rate reduced by 90 percent

3/24/2005
Human Tests of Avian Flu Vaccine to Begin in U.S.

Multi-center trial should have early results within seven months

3/21/2005
Rubella No Longer a Threat in the U.S.

Federal health officials say vaccination has virtually eradicated German measles

3/8/2005
New Vaccine Against Meningitis on the Way

Health officials also announce broader recommendations for which youngsters should get it

3/8/2005
Many U.S. Children Don't Get Vaccinated on Time

Even brief delays put them at risk of disease, study finds

2/24/2005
No Evidence Flu Vaccine Works For Toddlers

More science needed on practice of vaccinating those under 2, report says

2/17/2005
New Vaccine Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival

Trial shows immune therapy offers hope to men whose disease has spread

2/14/2005
Flu Vaccine Doesn't Shield Seniors as Much as Thought

Study finds mortality rates flat since 80s, despite increased vaccination

2/14/2005
Genetically Modified Potato Carries Hep B Vaccine

Discovery an alternative to inconvenient injections in developing world, study says

2/11/2005
Flu Shots for Kids Would Protect Many Adults

Children transmit the virus more readily than any other group of individuals

2/2/2005
Chickenpox Vaccine Saving Lives

Deaths down since program began in 1995, CDC reports

2/2/2005
New Strategy Stops Smallpox in Its Tracks

Drug may stymie virus replication once it's inside cells

1/28/2005
Smallpox Vaccine Risky for Some

People with skin conditions, immune disorders susceptible

1/27/2005
U.S. Moves to Expand Flu Vaccine Supply

Officials also endorse local efforts to offer shots to all if surplus exists