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Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer

12/08/2019 Nicola Davis 0

Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe. The vaccine successf…

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Are antibacterial products with triclosan fueling bacterial resistance?

The FDA has banned the antibacterial agent triclosan from soaps starting in 2020. It’s still used in mouthwash, cosmetics, toothpaste and other household products and there are still concerns that striving to rid our environment of environment of bacteria and germs helps fuel bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

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It’s risky to remove ticks with tweezers | Letters

02/08/2019 Letters 0

Grizelda George recommends using a Tick Twister, and Margaret Squires hasn’t looked back since discovering tick sticksYour article advised that ticks should be removed by pulling them out with tweezers (UK may have far more cases of Lyme disease than r…