Gates Foundation malaria vaccine halves infection rates

The millions of dollars pumped into malaria research by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have paid off: the team's developed a vaccine that halves the risk of the disease in young children - its most frequent victims.

Anti-smoking vaccine fails

For smokers hoping to quit, the idea of a quick fix in the form of a "magic" vaccine seemed almost too good to be true. No patches, no gross nicotine gum, just a shot.

Analysis: Is Bill Gates’ funding of media slanting their objectivity?

Bill Gates is filthy stinking rich. But, did you know that he likes to use his vast fortune to influence media coverage and public opinion?

Malaria vaccine delivered through mosquito bites

A health charity supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has found a new way to inoculate against malaria - using mosquito bites.

Swine flu shot likely causes narcolepsy in children study says

People around the world thought a simple vaccination would save their children from the H1N1 virus. Parents in Finland are finding out that the shot that was supposed to save their children might actually be harming them instead.

Team tests brain cancer vaccine

A medical team believes it's developed an effective vaccine against the most common type of brain cancer, and is about to try it out on human subjects.

Breakthrough could lead to effective cancer vaccines

Scientists researching cancer vaccines have made a significant breakthrough that could allow many cancers, including breast and colorectal cancers, to be targeted.