Vaccines

Vaccines

Although a vaccine for HPV has led to a dramatic decrease in infections, a new study suggests US teens are still not fully vaccinated against this virus.

The CDC has announced a new vaccine recommendation for the 2018-2019 flu season.

The FDA and CDC play complementary roles in establishing vaccine policy, and their differing roles can be a source of confusion for health care professionals, a new report found. 

Researchers recently examined how often physicians discuss the serogroup B meningococcal vaccine with patients. 

The Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine may protect patients against nontuberculous mycobacterial infections as well as tuberculosis, according to recent research.

The increasing cost of Type 1 diabetes, one of the most common serious chronic diseases, has created heavy financial burdens for families and generated controversy, with insulin prices more than doubling in the past decade.

Based on cost-effectiveness ratios, a recent study demonstrated mixed results for use of the HPV vaccine in male patients through age 26 versus the current recommended age of 21.

As demand for the newly-available shingles vaccine rises, two US Senators urge the drug maker to boost its inventory levels to ease the current shortage.

Researchers sought to assess the effectiveness of an internet-based platform with vaccine information and interactive social media components on vaccine-related attitudes of hesitant parents.

Patients with advanced brain cancer treated with a modified polio vaccine were alive after 3 years, compared with patients with similar tumors who received standard therapies, research suggests.