News tagged with vaccination rates

HIV antibodies that are worth the wait

An effective vaccine against HIV-1 remains elusive, but one promising strategy focuses on designer antibodies that have much broader potency than most normal, exquisitely specific antibodies. These broadly ...

Mar 28, 2013
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More kids skip school shots in 8 states

More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press ...

Nov 28, 2011
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Why are Internet anti-vaccine messages dangerous

Evidence has long shown routine vaccines to be safe and effective, but a growing community of critics still claims that they pose more danger than the diseases they prevent. A Google search of "vaccine," for example, produces ...

Jul 19, 2011
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Clinical trial targets advanced prostate cancer

Select patients with advanced prostate cancer may benefit from a Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center clinical trial that looks to improve survival rates of the FDA-approved prostate cancer drug Provenge.

Dec 03, 2012
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Cancer kills less in US, but prevention lacking

Fewer people are dying from cancer in the United States, but a government report published Monday warned that a lack of preventative measures could stem a steady decline in mortality rates.

Jan 07, 2013
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