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Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients July 26, 2016

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia July 21, 2016

Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability July 21, 2016

Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot

Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations July 20, 2016

1 in 3 students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after 2 doses of Bexsero, study finds

Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines July 19, 2016

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic July 14, 2016

Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there

Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip July 13, 2016

Sleep specialist offers tips on ways to cope with changes in time zones

Why Being Cold Might Foster a Cold July 11, 2016

Healthy body temperature boosts ability of immune system to fight the virus, researchers say

Headed to the Pool? Protect Yourself From the Poop July 09, 2016

Bacteria and viruses can make you sick if you don't take precautions, doctor advises

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S. July 07, 2016

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds? July 06, 2016

In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine July 06, 2016

Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

Pregnancy Flu Shot Protects Newborn for 8 Weeks: Study July 05, 2016

Effectiveness drops dramatically after that

Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise July 05, 2016

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

2009 Swine Flu Originated in Mexico July 01, 2016

Genetic analysis pinpoints source of the pandemic influenza that killed 17,000 people

Anthrax Vaccine Shows Promise in Monkey Trial July 01, 2016

New type of shot protected animals against deadly infection

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children June 30, 2016

Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads June 30, 2016

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests June 28, 2016

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible' June 28, 2016

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

Drones Could Deliver Vaccines in Developing Countries June 24, 2016

Machines might be cheaper, quicker than current delivery methods, study suggests

CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective June 23, 2016

Agency advisors say the product has lost potency in kids and shouldn't be used in upcoming season

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections June 09, 2016

Study finds long-term use of glucocorticoids may suppress immune system, upping odds for patients

Americans Living Longer and Better June 09, 2016

Improvements in heart and vision care likely behind the progress, study finds

Childhood Vaccinations Rarely Spur Seizures, Study Finds June 06, 2016

Doctors might see 1 case every 5 to 10 years, researchers report

Flu Shot Helps Heart Failure Patients Avoid Hospital June 01, 2016

New evidence suggests annual jab is warranted

Whooping Cough Shot Safe for Pregnant Women May 23, 2016

It also offers short-term protection to vulnerable newborns, researchers say

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Study May 10, 2016

It protected more than half of healthy adult volunteers for up to a year

Too Many People Still Take Unneeded Antibiotics: Study May 03, 2016

1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary

Expectant Mom's Flu Shot Protects 2 May 03, 2016

Infants benefit when a woman gets her influenza immunization during pregnancy, study confirms

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection April 27, 2016

New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

With Flu Shot, Timing May Be Everything April 26, 2016

Vaccination seems to provide greater immune response in the morning than in the afternoon, study suggests

Two-Step Ebola Vaccine Strategy Works in Early Trial April 19, 2016

But one expert says two shots might be hard to give in an outbreak setting

Americans' Longer Life = Poorer Health April 19, 2016

Life spans increased between 1970 and 2010, but disabilities also rose along the way, researchers say

Lung Ultrasound May Be Best to Spot Pneumonia in Kids: Study April 13, 2016

Avoided radiation exposure of standard chest X-rays, and didn't miss any cases

A Mild Flu Season, and the End Is in Sight: CDC April 12, 2016

This year's vaccine was a very good match, officials say

Flu Shot Might Cut Stillbirth Risk March 31, 2016

Australian researchers find possible link in large-scale study

Adults Don't Need Tetanus Shot Every Decade: Study March 25, 2016

Booster shot every 30 years would protect as well as every 10 years, and save money, researchers contend

Most Families Cherish a Child With Down Syndrome, Survey Finds March 21, 2016

Only younger siblings struggled in some cases, which researchers said wasn't surprising

Flu Season Hasn't Peaked Yet March 18, 2016

This year's vaccine is a good match for circulating strains, CDC says

More Older Women Now Living With 'Moderate' Disability, Study Shows March 17, 2016

Trend a reversal from the 1980s, researchers say

New Dengue Virus Vaccine Shows Promise March 16, 2016

Research may also aid in development of Zika virus vaccine, expert suggests

Vaccine Refusal a Driving Force Behind Measles Outbreaks, Study Finds March 15, 2016

As trend continues, researcher fears more outbreaks of whooping cough, too

Flu Shot Safe for Surgery Patients in Hospital: Study March 14, 2016

Findings show it won't increase complications

Seniors Often Bring Drug-Resistant Germs to Rehab Centers March 14, 2016

About one-quarter tested had so-called 'super-bugs' on their hands upon admission, study finds

Two-Dose Chickenpox Shot Gets the Job Done, Study Shows March 14, 2016

Adding second shot at ages 4 to 6 is almost 100 percent effective

Health Tip: Warding Off the Flu When You Have Asthma March 10, 2016

Protect yourself from complications

Stress of Caring for Sick Spouse May Raise Stroke Risk March 04, 2016

Husbands, wives need support to reduce strain, researchers say

Monkeys Move Robotic Wheelchairs With Their Thoughts March 03, 2016

Scientists say technology might one day help severely disabled people who have lost muscle control, mobility

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