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HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study April 27, 2015

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children April 24, 2015

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

Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice April 22, 2015

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

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines April 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link April 21, 2015

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

California Declares Measles Outbreak Over April 17, 2015

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

Dog-Transmitted Rabies Kills 160 People a Day Worldwide: Study April 16, 2015

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

Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to a Close April 16, 2015

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

Inhaled Measles Vaccine Falls Short of Injected Version in Study April 15, 2015

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

Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone: CDC April 14, 2015

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

Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine April 08, 2015

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

Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Early Promise April 02, 2015

Still not clear if it will prevent recurrence or lengthen survival

Early Tests of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Show Promise April 01, 2015

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

More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows March 26, 2015

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

New Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise in Human Trials March 25, 2015

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

Low Vaccination Rates Likely Behind Disney Measles Outbreak: Study March 16, 2015

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

Ebola Outbreak Disrupted Routine Medical Care in West Africa March 12, 2015

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

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

One patient with glioblastoma still alive nine years later

More Americans Support Vaccines: <i>HealthDay/Harris Poll</i> March 12, 2015

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

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study March 10, 2015

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

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season March 05, 2015

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

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Successful in At Least One Case March 05, 2015

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

Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine March 04, 2015

New immunization offers nearly 5 years of protection, experts say

Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines March 02, 2015

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC February 27, 2015

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

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

Blacks less likely than whites to get immunized, survey shows

California Reports No New Measles Cases Since Last Update February 24, 2015

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

Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says February 23, 2015

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

Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates February 23, 2015

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

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

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly February 18, 2015

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

Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Protect Against Deadly Bird Flu February 17, 2015

Study reveals protective response to rare virus strains

Measles Cases Continue to Rise Across the United States February 17, 2015

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

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC February 13, 2015

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'? February 10, 2015

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C. February 09, 2015

85 percent of infections tied to outbreak that began at Disney theme parks in California, officials say

HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows February 09, 2015

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

5 Babies at Illinois Day Center Diagnosed With Measles February 06, 2015

Health officials don't know if infections are related to outbreak tied to Disney theme parks in California

Just Half of Nursing Home Staff Getting Flu Vaccine February 03, 2015

Lack of immunization may put nursing home residents at risk, researchers note

Seniors Need 2 Pneumonia Vaccines, CDC Advisory Panel Says February 03, 2015

Vaccinations need to be given a year apart, expert recommends

U.S. Measles Cases Now Exceed 100: CDC February 02, 2015

Outbreak still traced to Disney theme parks in California, officials say

More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC January 30, 2015

Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC January 29, 2015

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles January 29, 2015

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds January 28, 2015

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases January 28, 2015

Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease

78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak January 26, 2015

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S. January 22, 2015

More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study January 20, 2015

Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines

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