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Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch? June 27, 2017

Early results look promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine

Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers June 26, 2017

Don't leave home without them

Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice June 20, 2017

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs June 14, 2017

Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'

Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study June 13, 2017

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study June 09, 2017

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

Heroin Vaccine Blocks Drug High in Tests on Monkeys June 08, 2017

Researchers hope it will prove as effective in human tests and become an aid for recovering addicts

Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis May 26, 2017

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study May 24, 2017

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids

HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men May 18, 2017

Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

Another Step Toward Ebola Protection May 18, 2017

Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments

Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk May 15, 2017

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

'Groundbreaking Strides' Made in Zika Vaccine Research May 10, 2017

But human protection is still years away, researcher says

U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine April 28, 2017

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success? April 27, 2017

The shots have cut disease rates so low that some parents underestimate the threat, doctors say

Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter April 18, 2017

Study found sticky coating shielded mice against H1 strain, could lead to new antiviral treatments

When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too April 17, 2017

Flu shot study showed that healthy vaccination practices may run in the family

Flu Season All But Over in U.S. April 14, 2017

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says

Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study April 14, 2017

Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

A Surprising Culprit Behind Celiac Disease? April 06, 2017

Study suggests harmless viruses may set stage for immune system response to the grain protein gluten

4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV April 06, 2017

But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated April 03, 2017

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough April 03, 2017

Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated, researchers say

Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry March 29, 2017

Accidental exposure after conception isn't linked to risks for baby, researchers say

Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report March 28, 2017

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations March 17, 2017

Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot March 15, 2017

They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows

Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study March 15, 2017

Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say

Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids March 14, 2017

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

Chimps Can Get Ebola, Too, But Oral Vaccine May Help March 09, 2017

However, trial was halted due to new animal research laws

Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety February 21, 2017

Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

Flu Vaccine a Pretty Good Match for Viruses This Year: CDC February 16, 2017

Overall, it has been 48 percent effective, but more severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverage

Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy? February 14, 2017

Study may explain why women carrying girls might have worse symptoms of some conditions like asthma

Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds February 13, 2017

Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC February 10, 2017

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs February 09, 2017

Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA February 08, 2017

Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated February 07, 2017

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

New Flu Vaccines for Dogs Unleashed in Lab February 07, 2017

Researchers say the shots may help to protect people, too

U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations February 06, 2017

HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

New Zika Vaccine Candidate Provides Powerful Protection February 02, 2017

Made without live virus, only one shot was needed in mice and monkeys, researchers report

Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People With Heart Failure February 02, 2017

Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests

Most U.S. Adults Support Routine Child Vaccine February 02, 2017

Survey finds 80 percent have positive view of the shot against measles, mumps and rubella

Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC January 27, 2017

But health officials still characterize the season as average

Flu Cases Starting to Spread: CDC January 20, 2017

Illness now being reported in middle sections of the country

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials January 19, 2017

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds January 19, 2017

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Flu Tightens Its Hold on the Nation January 13, 2017

It's not too late to get vaccinated, CDC says

Medical Experts Alarmed at Trump's Reported Support of Vaccine Skeptic January 11, 2017

Robert Kennedy Jr. has backed widely disproved claim that childhood inoculations can cause autism

Flu Season Starting to Peak January 06, 2017

More severe strain of virus circulating, but it's not too late to get vaccinated, health officials say

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