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New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study July 27, 2015

Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

Scientists Test Universal Flu Vaccine in Mice July 21, 2015

If finding bears out in humans, new vaccines might not have to be developed every year

Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC July 16, 2015

Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

Genes May Be Key to a Better HIV Vaccine, Study Says July 15, 2015

Findings challenge one-shot-fits-all approach, could guide development of future vaccines, experts say

Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine July 14, 2015

Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

Inhalable Ebola Vaccine Works in Monkeys July 13, 2015

Study finds easier immunization method protects animals against severe illness and death

Cholera Vaccine Helps Prevent Serious Illness July 09, 2015

Study finds immunizing pill is effective and cheap -- about $4 for two doses

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds July 07, 2015

Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot July 06, 2015

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say

Sequence of Shots May Lead to Effective HIV Vaccine, Mouse Study Finds June 25, 2015

Series of immunizations might encourage HIV-fighting antibodies

Virus Mutation Explains Poor Performance of Last Season's Flu Shot: Study June 25, 2015

Strain of H3N2 virus that was circulating did not match strain used in vaccine

HPV Vaccination Tied to Drop in Precancerous Cervical Lesions in U.S. June 22, 2015

But screening rules for women changed recently, so impact of the shots remains unclear, researchers say

Vaccinate Puppies Against Parvovirus Before They Meet Other Dogs June 18, 2015

Highly contagious virus can cause serious illness, even death, expert warns

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids June 12, 2015

When immunization rates go down, 'herd' immunity also declines, experts note

1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study June 10, 2015

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

Widespread Vaccination Fights Serious Stomach Infection in Kids: CDC June 09, 2015

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

New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes June 09, 2015

Researchers will look at effects in people with longstanding disease

College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat June 05, 2015

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

CDC Tweaking Flu Vaccine for Better Protection June 05, 2015

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

Shingles Vaccine Appears to Cut Odds of Long-Term Pain June 04, 2015

Findings support immunization of older adults

Anti-Vaccine Parents Cluster in Rich, White Areas June 03, 2015

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

Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats May 26, 2015

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

E-Reminders May Boost HPV Vaccination Rates May 19, 2015

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

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

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

Infectious-Disease Expert Debunks Common Vaccine Myths May 13, 2015

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

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa May 11, 2015

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

Chagas Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice May 08, 2015

Parasitic disease is becoming more common in U.S.

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends May 07, 2015

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

Preteen Whooping Cough Vaccine Loses Strength Over Time, CDC Finds May 04, 2015

Results help explain recent surge in cases

Experimental AIDS Vaccine Targets Hidden Virus April 29, 2015

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

Microneedle Patch Might Boost Global Measles Vaccination Rates April 28, 2015

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

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

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

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

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines April 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

California Declares Measles Outbreak Over April 17, 2015

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

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

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

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

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