Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

10/26/2001
Anthrax Vaccine Shipments Await Government Blessing

FDA needs to do final inspection of renovated plant, but supply still goes only to military

10/19/2001
DNA-Based Anthrax Vaccine in the Works

Study found it successfully protects mice, but human trials still long way off

9/27/2001
Computer Post-It Notes Aid Docs

Reminder systems boost vaccination rates, other treatments in hospital

9/25/2001
Vaccine Cuts Meningitis C Cases in Britain

Those under age 20 benefit greatly

9/18/2001
Kids' Vaccine in Short Supply

Meningitis, pneumonia drug limited to most vulnerable, say officials

9/7/2001
Genetic Tweak Turns Flu Virus Virulent

But discovery could lead to better vaccines

9/3/2001
Cavity Fighters Uncover New Weapon

Antigen in nasal vaccine could prevent kids' tooth-decay bacteria

8/30/2001
British Parents Worried About MMR Vaccine

Studies reject vaccine's link to autism

8/22/2001
Wildlife Rabies Vaccine Infects Woman

Experts call it a rare case in a successful program

8/22/2001
Polio's Second Attack

Symptoms can return years later

8/16/2001
School Tetanus Requirements Eased

States granting temporary exceptions to deal with vaccine shortage

8/14/2001
Don't Wait, Vaccinate

Immunizations help protect your child, the CDC says

8/3/2001
Doctors Lie to Protect Patient Privacy

Poll bolsters physicians' suit against government

7/28/2001
Panel Votes Against Nasal Flu Vaccine

Too many unanswered questions surround the spray

7/23/2001
Some Parents Shun Vaccines

They're opting instead for 'measles parties'

7/19/2001
Healthy Folks Should Wait for Flu Shots

Government officials urge those at risk get vaccines first

6/8/2001
Jet-Setting?

Don't forget your shots!

5/23/2001
Polio's Swan Song?

Crippling disease is quickly disappearing

5/15/2001
Melanoma Attacked by Hair of the Dog

Vaccine made from cancer cells prolongs lives