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More Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shot, But Improvement Needed December 08, 2016

All U.S. women should get the vaccine in pregnancy, but only about half do now, researchers say

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia December 07, 2016

Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens November 22, 2016

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study November 22, 2016

Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

U.S. Hospitals Halve Catheter Infection Rates: Review November 21, 2016

But many critically ill patients still exposed to deadly bacteria, Consumer Reports researchers say

Are You Ready for Flu Season? November 18, 2016

Get your flu shot now, health officials urge

FDA Scientists Develop Mouse Model for Zika Research November 18, 2016

Researchers hope strain of mice will help speed development of vaccines, treatments

Kids Can Beat 'Complex' Pneumonia Without IV Antibiotics: Study November 17, 2016

Drugs taken by mouth were just as effective for children after hospital discharge

Your Birth Year Might Help Shield You From Bird Flu Strains November 10, 2016

A child's first flu infection appears to affect which new viruses they'll be protected against in the future

Drug Combo Shows Early Promise for Remission of HIV November 10, 2016

Monkey study produces 'one-two punch' that combines an HIV vaccine and an immune-stimulating drug

DNA-Based Vaccine Protects Against Zika in Animal Study November 10, 2016

Results are encouraging and human trials are underway, researchers say

Routine School Vaccine Requirements Raise HPV Shot Rates, Too November 08, 2016

There may be a 'spillover' effect when kids get other mandated immunizations, study finds

Do Your Part to Stop Spreading Colds and Flu November 08, 2016

When you're sick, stay home, health officials urge

Injections Might Help Prevent Genital Herpes Transmission for Months: Study November 03, 2016

Three-shot regimen seems to control lesions as effectively as daily pills, but wider trials needed

Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World November 02, 2016

HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

Common Vaccine Safe for Mother, Fetus November 01, 2016

Finding should reassure women who get Tdap shot to help protect their infant against whooping cough

Why You Need a Flu Shot Now November 01, 2016

If you do develop influenza, vaccination can soften the blow, doctors say

Deadly Measles Complication May Be More Common Than Believed October 28, 2016

One more reason to get your child vaccinated against the disease, infection experts say

Nurses' 'Scrubs' Pick Up Bad Hospital Germs October 27, 2016

Superbug MRSA, other disease-causing bacteria detected on uniforms in ICU

Dental Cleanings May Help Keep Lungs Clean, Too October 27, 2016

Twice annual visits reduce bacteria that can cause pneumonia, researcher says

Polio Nearly Vanquished: CDC October 24, 2016

But small pockets of world still have cases of crippling disease, officials add

Kids 14 and Younger Only Need 2 HPV Vaccine Shots: CDC October 20, 2016

But agency's revised guidelines still recommend 3 shots for 15- to 26-year-olds

Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine? October 17, 2016

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

Zika Infection May Bring Future Immunity: Study October 14, 2016

Individuals, and large part of populations, may be protected against future epidemics, scientists say

Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies October 14, 2016

Lactoferrin is safe for newborns and might prevent pneumonia and meningitis, researchers say

Migration Helps Spread Bird Flu Worldwide October 13, 2016

Scientists recommend keeping wild birds away from poultry farms

Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients October 10, 2016

Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors October 07, 2016

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

Measles Outbreak Among Amish Highlights Need for Vaccinations October 05, 2016

Nearly all who were infected had not been vaccinated, researchers say

How One Clinic Got a Big Boost in HPV Vaccination Rates October 05, 2016

The cervical cancer vaccine was treated as just another scheduled shot

Many Parents Think a Flu Shot Is Unnecessary October 05, 2016

Study reveals other reasons for not getting kids vaccinated

Top Zika Vaccine Candidate Moves Closer to Field Testing October 03, 2016

DNA-based shot should be ready for larger groups of people in case of outbreaks next year, U.S. health officials say

Certain Parents More Likely to Skip Kids' Flu Shot October 03, 2016

Those who favor alternative therapies often bypass the annual vaccine, study says

A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine September 30, 2016

Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds

More Health Care Workers Need Flu Shots: CDC September 30, 2016

Vaccination protects both workers and patients, doctor says

Flagging Flu-Shot Rate Worries CDC September 29, 2016

Decline among vulnerable older adults is of particular concern

HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought: Study September 29, 2016

Prevents lesions that could cause cervical cancer by 50 percent, researchers say

Hurdles Ahead for Zika Vaccine: Experts September 28, 2016

Though there are two promising candidates, testing and manufacturing challenges remain

Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing? September 26, 2016

Women who experienced nausea, vomiting had 50 to 75 percent lower risk of pregnancy loss, study finds

New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark September 23, 2016

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

Drug-Resistant Germs Thrive in America's Corroding Water Systems September 23, 2016

Bacteria found in plumbing may sicken thousands each year, study suggests

How to Protect Yourself From the Seasonal Flu September 23, 2016

The best way to stay healthy is to get vaccinated, expert advises

DNA-Based Vaccine Guards Against Zika in Monkey Study September 22, 2016

Human safety trials are already under way, researchers add

More Cancer Patients Gaining From Immune-Based Treatments September 20, 2016

These therapies help arm the body to fight off malignancy, new report explains

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Vaccine Unlikely to Raise Birth Defect Risk September 19, 2016

Swedish study finds that babies born to women who got the shot had no overall higher odds

Experimental Shingles Vaccine Looks Quite Effective: Study September 14, 2016

Found to protect about 90 percent of adults age 70 and up

Clinton: 'I Didn't Think It Was Going to Be That Big a Deal' September 13, 2016

She says she's feeling 'much better' after pneumonia diagnosis, but ignored her doctor's advice to rest

Hillary Clinton's Pneumonia: How Serious, the Prognosis September 12, 2016

Her case probably not dangerous, doctors say, with rest, antibiotics the typical treatment

Removing Part of Skull After Severe Head Injury Brings Mixed Results September 08, 2016

More patients survived, but more were in vegetative state, and little difference was seen in long-term disability

Pediatricians' Group Advises Against Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine September 06, 2016

Shot far more effective against current influenza strains, American Academy of Pediatrics says

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