The vaccine bacillus Calmette-Guérin for tuberculosis may have the potential to reverse type 1 diabetes.
Progress has been made towards containing the poliovirus.
Clinician communication in recommending influenza vaccination in children impacts parental vaccine decision-making.
Flublok Quadrivalent, developed without the use of eggs, is a recombinant protein-based vaccine.
A Cochrane Review has found no evidence to support using vaccines to prevent the common cold.
Infant vaccine responses are affected by maternal antibody concentrations and infant age at first vaccination.
Breast-feeding throughout the first year of infant's life was found to influence the bacterial composition and diversity of the infant gut microbiome in a dose-dependent manner.
Maternal education, Hispanic ethnicity, and provider recommendations are associated with parental intent to vaccinate adolescents against HPV.
The ACIP released updated guidelines to include recommendations for a newly approved 3-dose formulation of serogroup B meningococcal vaccine.
Time matters more than water temperature for effective hand washing.
Two rather than 3 doses of the human papillomavirus vaccine is enough to protect against genital warts in preteens and teens.
Three new aluminum hydroxide adjuvanted, reduced-dose, inactivated polio vaccines (IPV-Al) were found to be noninferior to standard IPV in healthy infants age 6 weeks.
Patients with acute respiratory illnesses receiving rapid point-of-care testing had a higher dose of antibiotics.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine offers a higher degree of protection in oral HPV infections.
A survey presented at the American Academy of Physician Assistants says a healthcare providers vaccination recommendation for elderly patients is greater than media influence.
The FDA granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to Synthetic Biologics' ribaxamase SYN-004 for Clostridium difficile infection prevention.
More than half of eligible traveling Americans don't get the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine.
Dr Sara Gianella talks with Dr Sheldon Morris, from the University of California San Diego AntiViral Research Center about an upcoming PrEP study in transgender people, including understanding HIV prevention in this population, uptake of PrEP, and adherence to treatment.
Women with a high hepatitis B viral load who receive tenofovir during pregnancy have a significantly reduced risk for passing on the virus to their child, without an increase in the risk of adverse events.
Report provides new recommendations and guidance for vaccination providers and travelers about the use of lyophilized CVD 103-HgR (Vaxchora, PaxVax, Redwood City, California).
Seqirus IIV4, an investigational quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine, was found to be noninferior to US-licensed comparator IIV4 in children aged 5 to 17 years.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a toolkit to help individuals protect themselves from Lyme and other tickborne diseases.
Bi-directional mechanisms linking periodontal disease to the development of rheumatoid arthritis may offer biomarkers for the development of RA and treatment objectives that influence the courses of both inflammatory conditions.
Sanofi Pasteur submitted an investigational new drug application to the Food and Drug Administration of an alternative to the yellow fever vaccine, Stamaril, after recent shortages of YF-VAX.
The use of electronic health record (EHR) documentation has helped lower hospital-acquired conditions for inpatients.
Maternal vaccination of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) was found to be more effective in the second rather than the third trimester of pregnancy.
The American Academy of Family Physicians created 3 online videos to educate vaccine-hesitant, adult patients on the benefits of vaccination.
The rate of pneumonia decreased with the introduction of the 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10) in vaccine-eligible children and older, unvaccinated children.
Self-persuasion method facilitates HPV vaccination better than external persuasion in low literacy, safety-net settings.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology issued new recommendations based on 4 levels of resource settings on human papillomavirus vaccination for cervical cancer prevention.
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