Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/5/2004
Toxins Linked to Autism, ADHD

Study says exposure to certain neurodevelopmental toxins can increase risk of disorders

1/28/2004
From a Bad Bug Comes Good Medicine

Bacterium behind food poisoning helps scientists improve anti-viral vaccines

1/5/2004
Nasal Flu Vaccine Safe for Kids

New study and American Academy of Pediatrics say it works

12/31/2003
Not a Lean Year for Health News

Nation's obesity epidemic raged on while SARS scared the world in 2003

12/30/2003
Genital Herpes Vaccine to Be Tested

Treatment could protect women from sexually transmitted virus

12/18/2003
AIDS Vaccine Trial Starts

Human testing of one-shot version has begun in Belgium

12/17/2003
Race May Be Factor in Who Gets Flu Shots

Older black Americans getting fewer vaccinations than older whites, study finds

12/9/2003
Whooping Cough on the Rise

Experts report 49 percent rise in the disease in infants in 1990s

12/9/2003
Childhood Vaccines Are Safe

Even preservatives that are used pose no threat, study says

12/1/2003
The Elusive Search for an AIDS Vaccine

Scientists hope for at least some success by decade's end

11/17/2003
Brace Yourself for a Tough Flu Season

U.S. health officials cite early outbreaks in several states

10/31/2003
Oral Vaccines Show Promise

They protected newborn mice against rabies virus

10/19/2003
A Painless Alternative to the Flu Shot

New nasal spray protects without a needle

10/12/2003
Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff

Adults need them, too, to thwart dangerous diseases

10/1/2003
Pneumonia Vaccine Shows Additional Promise

It's particularly valuable for HIV-infected children

9/26/2003
Hepatitis A Boosters May Be Unnecessary

Study finds vaccination protects for more than 10 years

9/24/2003
Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Shows Early Promise

Researchers caution that more research is needed

9/24/2003
Flu Shots Don't Prevent Ear Infections in Babies

But the vaccines offer protection from other complications

9/3/2003
Flu-Fighting Drugs for Seniors Worth the Effort

But vaccination still the best strategy, study says

9/2/2003
Dual-Action Anthrax Vaccine May Do the Trick

Scientists hope it will be more effective than current vaccine

8/20/2003
Psyched For School

Help your teen gear up for college

8/14/2003
Vaccines Vital to Children's Health

Experts say they protect against dangerous diseases

8/14/2003
Center Aims to Demystify Vaccines

The real danger is not inoculating children, expert says

8/3/2003
Tetanus-Diphtheria: The Forgotten Immunization

More than half of U.S. adults don't get needed boosters

7/28/2003
Take Green Algae With Your Flu Shot

Study finds extract boosts immune response to vaccine

7/14/2003
Less Smallpox Vaccine May Be More

Weakened strains may be safer and just as effective

5/30/2003
Goodbye, Flu Shots?

Vaccine via nasal spray shows promise and might be long-lasting

5/23/2003
Vaccine Aims to Snuff Nicotine's Effect

It's designed to keep the drug from entering the brain

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