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Discovery could open up door for cancer research and treatment

Discovery could open up door for cancer research and treatment

Increasing vaccination coverage in the US protects against chickenpox

Increasing vaccination coverage in the US protects against chickenpox

Study: Chickenpox vaccination increases incidence of shingles in younger adults

Study: Chickenpox vaccination increases incidence of shingles in younger adults

First patient enrolled in Contravir‘s FV-100 Phase 3 study to prevent shingles, shingles-associated pain

First patient enrolled in Contravir‘s FV-100 Phase 3 study to prevent shingles, shingles-associated pain

Chickenpox virus can cause strokes in patients with compromised immune systems

Chickenpox virus can cause strokes in patients with compromised immune systems

CHLA infectious diseases specialist discusses how parents can prevent measles outbreak

CHLA infectious diseases specialist discusses how parents can prevent measles outbreak

American Osteopathic Association reiterates support for CDC vaccination protocols

American Osteopathic Association reiterates support for CDC vaccination protocols

Study confirms safety of two measles-containing vaccines

Study confirms safety of two measles-containing vaccines

Ebola outbreak emphasizes the importance of monitoring disease burden in developing countries

Ebola outbreak emphasizes the importance of monitoring disease burden in developing countries

FDA approves GlaxoSmithKline’s Arnuity Ellipta for treatment of asthma

FDA approves GlaxoSmithKline’s Arnuity Ellipta for treatment of asthma

Herpes zoster vaccine effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after chemotherapy

Herpes zoster vaccine effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after chemotherapy

Interactions with other infections can trigger herpes virus to reactivate, shows research

Interactions with other infections can trigger herpes virus to reactivate, shows research

Combined MMRV vaccine slightly increases risk of febrile seizures in children

Combined MMRV vaccine slightly increases risk of febrile seizures in children

Patients' risk of stroke increases following shingles, but antiviral drugs appear to offer protection

Patients' risk of stroke increases following shingles, but antiviral drugs appear to offer protection

Longer reads: Hospice drains Medicare; false Obamacare 'horror stories;' growing up without vaccines

Longer reads: Hospice drains Medicare; false Obamacare 'horror stories;' growing up without vaccines

Shingles may increase risk of stroke in later life, study finds

Shingles may increase risk of stroke in later life, study finds

Emergent BioSolutions enters into definitive agreement to acquire Cangene

Emergent BioSolutions enters into definitive agreement to acquire Cangene

Viewpoints: Senate should reconsider treaty on protections for people with disabilities; HHS treading wrong way on payments for bone marrow donors

Viewpoints: Senate should reconsider treaty on protections for people with disabilities; HHS treading wrong way on payments for bone marrow donors

Once-daily prescription medicine for COPD now available throughout the U.S.

Once-daily prescription medicine for COPD now available throughout the U.S.

Measles-containing vaccines administered at 12-5 months of age associated with reduced risk of fever, seizures

Measles-containing vaccines administered at 12-5 months of age associated with reduced risk of fever, seizures