Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/13/2003
Straight Talk About Vaccines and Kids

They protect against serious -- even deadly -- diseases

3/16/2003
The Good and Bad of Experimental Alzheimer's Vaccine

Autopsy shows it wiped out hallmark of disease, but may have caused brain swelling

3/12/2003
New Hayfever Vaccine Has Lasting Effect

6-shot, 6-week regimen works for more than one allergy season

2/26/2003
MMR Vaccine Passes Safety Test

Study finds it doesn't cause immune system overload in children

2/25/2003
AIDS Vaccine is Still Likely...

... But not in the near future, experts say

2/22/2003
Vaccine for Colorectal Cancer Being Tested

Clinical trials expanded for patients with advanced disease

2/8/2003
Smallpox Info on Internet

Web site provides details about smallpox and vaccine

2/7/2003
New Hope for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Researchers testing vaccine for disease

1/29/2003
Testing a New HIV Vaccine

Clinical trials begin at three U.S. centers

1/17/2003
Panel Urges Informed Consent on Smallpox Vaccine

Recipients should know medical, financial risks

1/2/2003
Tainted Polio Vaccine Not Linked to Rare Cancer Increase

Cancer increases seen in age group that was least likely exposed to vaccine

12/31/2002
Setbacks, Advances and Ghosts From the Past Marked 2002

HRT treatments stopped, malaria gene mapped, and smallpox fear returned

12/20/2002
Herpes Vaccine on the Horizon

National study to begin soon

12/19/2002
Americans Largely Ignorant About Smallpox

Survey shows many believe disease is treatable, other falsehoods

12/16/2002
Smallpox Outbreak a Century Ago Holds Clues for Today

Government researchers say Boston epidemic showed vaccinations helped

12/13/2002
Many in the Dark About Hepatitis A

Most parents uninformed about childhood disease and vaccine, study says

12/11/2002
Chicken Pox Outbreak Bested Vaccine

But health officials defend shot's effectiveness

12/11/2002
New Insights Into Elusiveness of AIDS Virus

Cells change shape to evade immune system

12/5/2002
It's Not Too Late to Inoculate

Health officials urge flu shots for all

11/27/2002
Getting HIV Twice Multiplies Problems Much More

3rd case of double dose of HIV infections reported

11/14/2002
Sepsis Vaccine Shows Promise

In animals, it controls unwanted immune response to the blood disorder

11/6/2002
MMR-Autism Linked Rebutted Again

Danish study finds no increased risk from the inoculation

11/6/2002
Oral Vaccine Halts Cancer in Animals

It cuts off blood supply to tumors

10/23/2002
What Parents Don't Know About Vaccinations Can Hurt

Pediatricians urged to initiate more conversations about immunization

10/22/2002
Cancer Link to Polio Vaccine Called Unlikely

But U.S. panel calls for further research

10/7/2002
Flu Vaccine Plentiful This Year

Officials urge 'at-risk' individuals to get vaccinated

10/4/2002
Vaccine May Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

Researchers say it fights four strains of human papillomavirus

10/1/2002
Protection for Indonesian Newborns

Program to vaccinate all babies against hepatitis B

9/5/2002
Stroke Vaccine Passes Early Test

Animal study shows promising results

9/5/2002
Baby Vaccines An Anxious Mystery to Most Parents

Three national nursing groups offer tips to nervous parents following survey findings

8/15/2002
Taking a Bite Out of Malaria

Vaccine found effective in mice

8/12/2002
Expert: Flu Vaccine a Must for the Elderly

Says universal program would drastically cut deaths, hospitalizations

8/9/2002
Targeting Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

New vaccination device could save thousands of lives

8/8/2002
Child Vaccines in Short Supply

Despite promotions to have kids vaccinated

7/17/2002
Sniff the Flu Goodbye?

FDA says inhaled flu vaccine doesn't need further trials

4/28/2002
Trading Shots Over Vaccinations

Despite some parents' worries, benefits of childhood vaccines far outweigh risks, health experts say

4/26/2002
Smallpox Vaccine a Prickly Issue

Study examines potential risks of national immunization campaign

3/21/2002
TB Turns Up Immunity Surprise

Species of immune cells have 'memory' that helps them attack bacteria

3/21/2002
New Breast Cancer Vaccine Being Tested in Europe

Small group of U.K., Danish women trying therapy, which stimluates immune system to fight disease

3/18/2002
Plaque Vaccine Shows Promise

Mouse study holds promise for treating human artery disease

3/16/2002
Put Spring Pollen in its Place

Shots now more effective, less painful way to fight allergies, experts say

2/5/2002
Chicken Pox Shot Hits the Spot

Study shows steep declines in disease since U.S. vaccination program began

1/7/2002
Childhood Vaccines in Short Supply

Experts recommend delay in some booster shots

12/18/2001
Vaccine Quells Hepatitis A Outbreak

Immunizing kids cuts community infection rate dramatically, finds study

12/7/2001
Malaria Vaccine Creates Buzz

Shots give significant protection against deadly parasite in African trials

12/3/2001
CDC: No Link Between Vaccines, Diabetes

But critics question study results

11/16/2001
Two Moms Want Shots Deep-Sixed

But Arkansas says religious exemption for vaccinations only go so far

11/15/2001
West Nile Virus Vaccines Are Relative Success

What protects against a related virus may protect against West Nile, says new research

11/8/2001
Dentists Buzzing About Beeswax

Bee secretions could help fight cavities

10/30/2001
Bioterror Drugs May Get Fast-Tracked

FDA considers whether to bypass human testing