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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

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

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

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

Pig Farmers at Greater Risk for Drug-Resistant Staph Infections: Study May 07, 2015

Those around them who may have weakened immune systems should take precautions

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

Bird Flu Poses Little Threat to People: CDC April 22, 2015

Genetic analysis indicates public shouldn't be alarmed, 'cautiously optimistic' health officials say

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

3.8 Million Chickens To Be Killed After Bird Flu Outbreak at Iowa Farm April 21, 2015

Experts stress this strain poses little risk to humans

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies April 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

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

Dog Flu Outbreak Unleashes Warnings From Veterinarians April 16, 2015

Pay attention to where cases are occurring

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

Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study April 10, 2015

But they are more likely to develop flu-rated complications

Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine April 08, 2015

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

Tobacco Smoke Strengthens 'Superbug,' Lab Research Finds April 06, 2015

MRSA may become deadlier, even more resistant to treatment

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections? April 03, 2015

European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says April 02, 2015

Findings highlight growing need for long-term care

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

Bird Flu Spreads Across China, Posing Threat to People: Report March 11, 2015

Second outbreak, with 318 human infections and 100 deaths, twice as big as first outbreak

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

Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma March 06, 2015

Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says

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

Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study March 03, 2015

Infection hits younger people more often, maybe because they mingle in larger groups, researcher suggests

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk March 03, 2015

But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

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

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic February 27, 2015

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

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

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases February 25, 2015

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

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

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