Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/17/2005
Melanoma Vaccine Triggers T-Cells to Attack Tumors

New research offers insights into ways immune system fights the disease

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

10/21/2004
One Million More Doses of FluMist On The Way

Government says total vaccine supply now at 61 million doses

10/19/2004
U.S. Secures Another 2.6 Million Flu Vaccines

Still leaves the nation well short of needed doses

10/15/2004
U.S. Says No More Flu Vaccine

Supplies from Chiron factory in England can't be salvaged, health officials say

10/15/2004
Malaria Vaccine Success Hailed as Breakthrough

Could save lives of millions of children in developing world

10/3/2004
Flu Shots in Separate Seasons Still Protect Toddlers

Study finds one in spring, another in fall easier than two a month apart in fall

9/23/2004
Shots Urged as Flu Rates Rise

Experts say it's especially true for the most vulnerable

9/14/2004
Flu Hospitalizations on the Rise

Aging population and more virulent strains to blame, study finds

9/13/2004
Hepatitis Shot Tied to MS, Study Suggests

Vaccine's association could be statistical fluke, expert says

9/8/2004
Routine Flu Shots for Toddlers Feasible

Doctors surveyed said those aged 12 to 35 months could be vaccinated

9/7/2004
Diluted Smallpox Vaccine Found Effective

Current U.S. stockpile can be expanded if needed, study finds

8/30/2004
Needle-Free Anthrax Vaccine in the Works

Nose may provide better avenue for delivering protection

8/26/2004
Croup Vaccine Safe in Early Study

It's administered nasally to make it easier on infants

8/20/2004
If It's Back to School, It's Also Vaccine Time

Experts say the shots are a crucial weapon against disease

8/12/2004
With School Ahead, Get Shots Behind You

Parents urged to get their kids up-to-date on immunizations

8/10/2004
Strep Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Confers immunity without serious side effects

8/9/2004
New Allergy Vaccine Shows Promise

Genetically modified pollen does the trick for sufferers

7/22/2004
Synthetic Meningitis Vaccine Created

More study needs to prove it improves on current version

6/24/2004
Nasal Vaccine Prevents SARS Infection in Monkeys

Focusing on respiratory tract may raise vaccine's effectiveness in humans

6/7/2004
New Weapon Against Pancreatic Cancer Found

Experimental vaccine appears to stimulate immune activity

6/6/2004
Melanoma Vaccine Shows Promise

Researchers say peptide-derived treatment uses patient's own immune system to fight disease

6/2/2004
Black Children Lag on Vaccines

White, Latino and Asian kids vaccinated at same rate

5/26/2004
Food Poisoning Could Become Thing of the Past

Studies with vaccines that fight foodborne illnesses show promise

5/18/2004
Suspension of Hep B Vaccine Followed by Fewer Vaccinations

The temporary halt in 1999 meant fewer newborns got birth dose in 2000

5/11/2004
Vaccine Cuts Rates of Pneumonia, Meningitis

Reduction most pronounced among black children who get Prevnar, study finds

5/11/2004
New Anthrax Vaccine to Be Tested

Study in 12 American cities will see if experimental version an improvement

5/7/2004
Prevnar Vaccine Protects Entire Families, Not Just Infants

But pediatricians are struggling to cope with a limited supply

5/3/2004
Weighing the Worth of Whooping Cough Vaccine

Study examines benefits, risks and costs of vaccination among teens

4/22/2004
Immune System Memory Center Identified

Finding could lead to better vaccines, cancer treatments

4/21/2004
Another Study Debunks AIDS-Polio Vaccine Theory

Chimps from Congo carry different strain of disease, researchers found

4/15/2004
New Target for Skin Cancer Vaccine Discovered

Protein induces immune system to attack melanoma cells

4/4/2004
Scientists Strive for Breast Cancer Vaccine

While trials are promising, much research remains

4/1/2004
Scientists Create Mice With Human Immune Systems

Finding could lead to research for new treatments for viral infections such as HIV

3/5/2004
Alzheimer's Vaccine Shows Promise

Monkeys developed antibodies to major player in brain disease

2/25/2004
Tough Times for Nasal Flu Vaccines

Sales are off for one, some serious side effects may exist in another

2/20/2004
Flu Shots No Danger to Kids With Asthma

New study finds they have no effect one way or the other

2/17/2004
Chicken Pox Vaccine Still Works After All These Years

Strongest immunity comes first year after vaccination

2/10/2004
Smallpox Vaccine Spread Virus Through Family

Case report on U.S. soldier details how his wife and infant daughter were infected