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Approximately 2.5 million people received the intranasal influenza vaccine the last 2 flu seasons, and a new study did not identify unexpected serious risks associated with use of this vaccine. Unt ...


Adverse neurologic reactions from smallpox vaccination were generally mild and the rate of specific syndromes did not exceed baseline estimates. Rare adverse events causally associated with smallp ...


There was a low rate of life-threatening adverse reactions to the smallpox vaccine administered to potential first responders to a bioterrorism incident, possibly attributable to rigorous vaccine safe ...


A researcher at University of Central Florida has found an effective method of producing large quantities of anthrax vaccine. Mice immunized with a vaccine produced in UCF Henry Daniell's laborator ...


Studies of influenza vaccine effectiveness in elderly people substantially overestimate vaccine benefits, according to new research from the US published in the International Journal of Epidemiology ( ...


To combat cigarette smoking, researchers are seeking ways to combat the habit which affects more than 45 million Americans. One new option is a vaccine that targets the nicotine rather than the brain ...


There was no credible evidence behind claims of harm from the MMR ( measles, mumps and rubella ) vaccination. This is the conclusion drawn by the Cochrane Review Authors, an international team of re ...


The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee gave a positive opinion on the efficacy and safety of Rotateq ( rotavirus vaccine, live, oral, pentavalent ), an investigational ...


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's ( FDA ) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee agreed that the extensive data from clinical trials in more than 40,000 people support the e ...


A study has indicated that the nicotine vaccine NicVax, which is now being tested in humans, appears safe, well-tolerated, and a potentially effective method for helping smokers kick the habit. Do ...


Pierre Druilhe and colleagues, from the Institut Pasteur in Paris, have completed the first human trial of a malaria vaccine based on MSP3, a protein present on the surface of the malaria parasite, wi ...


Gardasil ( quadrivalent human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16, 18, recombinant vaccine ), an investigational vaccine, prevented 100 percent of high-grade cervical pre-cancers and non-invasive cervical ...


Researchers at Mayo Clinic have discovered a way to dramatically boost the output of immune system cells from the thymus, which may lead to improved cancer vaccines, as well as to ways to otherwise st ...


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have shown that by using a cancer vaccine based on the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, they can cure mice with established breast tum ...


In studies with mice, Penn State researchers have shown that a combination of Retinoic Acid and PIC, a synthetic immunity booster, significantly elevates the immune system response to a tetanus shot. ...