Vaccine News

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6/10/2015
1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study

Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three

6/9/2015
Widespread Vaccination Fights Serious Stomach Infection in Kids: CDC

Rates of hospitalization with gastroenteritis have tumbled since rotavirus shot launched in 2006

6/9/2015
New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers will look at effects in people with longstanding disease

6/5/2015
College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat

Survey found more than half didn't get vaccinated, and many were unaware of their risk for infection

6/5/2015
CDC Tweaking Flu Vaccine for Better Protection

Next season's shot includes last year's missing strain

6/4/2015
Shingles Vaccine Appears to Cut Odds of Long-Term Pain

Findings support immunization of older adults

6/3/2015
Anti-Vaccine Parents Cluster in Rich, White Areas

California research also shows high rates of medical exemptions in the same schools

5/26/2015
Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

5/19/2015
E-Reminders May Boost HPV Vaccination Rates

Study found young female patients were more likely to get all three shots of cervical cancer vaccine

5/13/2015
Infectious-Disease Expert Debunks Common Vaccine Myths

Decades of studies show they are very safe, and highly effective in saving kids from illness and death

5/13/2015
HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males

But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

5/11/2015
Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa

Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

5/8/2015
Chagas Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice

Parasitic disease is becoming more common in U.S.

5/7/2015
Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends

Findings highlight importance of measles vaccine for preventing damaging infection, doctors say

5/4/2015
Preteen Whooping Cough Vaccine Loses Strength Over Time, CDC Finds

Results help explain recent surge in cases

4/29/2015
Experimental AIDS Vaccine Targets Hidden Virus

HIV-infected patients appear to get an immune system boost, study found

4/28/2015
Microneedle Patch Might Boost Global Measles Vaccination Rates

It's designed to be easier to use, safer, more portable than syringes, researchers report

4/27/2015
HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

4/24/2015
Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children

Even though shot offered less-than-perfect protection, millions might benefit, researchers say

4/22/2015
Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice

Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

4/21/2015
Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

4/21/2015
Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder

4/17/2015
California Declares Measles Outbreak Over

But, health officials say risk still exists for those who aren't vaccinated against the disease

4/16/2015
Dog-Transmitted Rabies Kills 160 People a Day Worldwide: Study

Researchers say best way to prevent infection in people is to vaccinate pets

4/16/2015
Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to a Close

Officials say they will declare end if no new cases reported by Friday

4/15/2015
Inhaled Measles Vaccine Falls Short of Injected Version in Study

Although easier to administer, it didn't trigger as strong an immune response in infants as shot did

4/14/2015
Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone: CDC

Roughly 6,000 health workers will get shots in country hit hard by current outbreak

4/8/2015
Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine

Animal tests are promising, but more work needed before human trials

4/2/2015
Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Early Promise

Still not clear if it will prevent recurrence or lengthen survival

4/1/2015
Early Tests of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Show Promise

Immune response seen in all study volunteers, side effects were manageable

3/26/2015
More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows

Researchers compared virus samples that were 9 months apart, and found normal mutating rate

3/25/2015
New Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise in Human Trials

It appeared to provoke good immune response in Chinese study, but larger trials are needed

3/16/2015
Low Vaccination Rates Likely Behind Disney Measles Outbreak: Study

Disease may continue to spread unless more people get shots to protect against infection, experts warn

3/12/2015
Ebola Outbreak Disrupted Routine Medical Care in West Africa

Many childhood vaccinations missed, putting hundreds of thousands at risk for measles, other diseases, study says

3/12/2015
Tetanus Shot Helped Boost Brain Cancer Survival, Small Study Finds

One patient with glioblastoma still alive nine years later

3/12/2015
More Americans Support Vaccines: HealthDay/Harris Poll

Measles outbreak likely driving the trend, experts say, but critics of the shots remain

3/10/2015
Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study

It also seems effective against oral herpes, but only human trials can prove true benefit, experts say

3/5/2015
Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

3/5/2015
Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Successful in At Least One Case

High-risk situation led doctor to get immunization; no serious illness developed

3/4/2015
Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine

New immunization offers nearly 5 years of protection, experts say

3/2/2015
Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

2/27/2015
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC

And nasal version appears to provide no protection at all for young children

2/24/2015
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates

Blacks less likely than whites to get immunized, survey shows

2/24/2015
California Reports No New Measles Cases Since Last Update

But it's too soon to declare the outbreak over, health officials say

2/23/2015
Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says

Health officials urge parents to get their children vaccinated against the disease

2/23/2015
Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates

Centralized notification systems might be more effective than doctors' office messages, study suggests

2/20/2015
Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

2/18/2015
Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly

Condition causes inflamed vessels in scalp, neck and arms, and can be deadly, researchers say

2/17/2015
Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Protect Against Deadly Bird Flu

Study reveals protective response to rare virus strains

2/17/2015
Measles Cases Continue to Rise Across the United States

Latest CDC tally has 141 people sickened in 17 states and the District of Columbia