Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

1/24/2005
Study: Avian Flu Was Transmitted Between Humans

Mother and daughter died in Thailand incident involving diseased chickens

1/21/2005
New Hope for HIV Treatment

Artificial HIV gene may help in development of protective vaccine

1/17/2005
Melanoma Vaccine Triggers T-Cells to Attack Tumors

New research offers insights into ways immune system fights the disease

1/17/2005
Flu Vaccine Shortage Is Now a Surplus

States starting to lift restrictions on who can get a shot

1/13/2005
Intestinal Immune Cell Network Discovered

Could lead to new vaccines, treatments for disease, researchers say

1/7/2005
Flu Season a Mild One... So Far

Experts caution the worst may be yet to come

1/6/2005
No Link Found Between Vaccines and Autism

Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence for connection to environmental causes, either

12/16/2004
U.S. Meeting Demand For Flu Shots... So Far

Mild start to season, lack of demand easing potential problems, officials say

12/14/2004
U.S. Launching Human Trial of SARS Vaccine

DNA-based vaccine has several advantages, experts say

12/8/2004
Certain Immune Genes Key in Fighting HIV

Scientists discover one that evolves quickly to battle virus

11/30/2004
Scientists Grow Virus Tied to Food Poisoning

Goal is to develop a potential vaccine

11/15/2004
Faster Allergy Immunotherapy Proves Effective

New method deemed safe and increases compliance among patients

11/12/2004
Vaccine Protects Against Cervical Cancer

Targets 2 strains of human papillomavirus

11/9/2004
Flu Shot Decisions to Be Made Locally

More vaccine being shipped to states, federal officials say

11/3/2004
New Method Could Stretch Flu Vaccine Supply

Won't work for elderly and for this season, though

11/2/2004
Annual Flu Shot a Lifesaver for the Elderly

Consecutive vaccines have cumulative effect, study finds