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World’s first Malaria Vaccine on target for 2015

Health experts are adamant that the the world’s first malaria vaccine will be available on the market by 2015 as another option for malaria prevention, after a hugely encouraging study showed that thousands of deaths could be prevented from the … Continue reading

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GSK’s malaria vaccine could be in use by 2015

The world’s very first malaria vaccine could finally be available in 2015 and in widespread use after “significant” results were shown during an ongoing clinical trial. This would offer a significant boost alongside current options for malaria treatment and prevention. … Continue reading

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Dismay at the effectiveness of GSK’s malaria vaccine

The expectations and anticipation regarding the world’s first potential malaria vaccine have been dealt a blow after trial results demonstrated that the protection the vaccine offers, can significantly diminish and disappear altogether over time, disappointing researchers who had high hopes … Continue reading

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Sugar content and calories in soft drinks to be downsized

In the beginning months of 2012, the government created a new ‘Public Health Responsibility Deal’ pledge, aiming to reduce 5 billion calories from the nation’s daily diet. The primary reason for this is due to the fact that England’s obesity rates … Continue reading

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Bladder cancer linked to type 2 diabetes drug

From nearly the moment it was invented, the type 2 diabetes drug Actos has been linked to bladder cancer. During the drug’s clinical trials, bladder tumors showed up in male lab rats. Once the drug was released to the public, … Continue reading

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