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Can a Vaccine Prevent Chlamydia?

An experimental vaccine to prevent chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), triggered the production of protective antibodies in all participants in its first human study, according to a recent report. A vaccine to prevent chlamydia “would have enormous public health and economic impact,” Taylor Poston, PhD, MPH, and Toni Darvill, MD, of the University… Read More »

Vitamin or Mineral Supplements Don’t Prevent Dementia

A large review of studies has found no solid evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements have any effect in preventing cognitive decline or dementia. The meta-analysis, published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, included 28 trials with more than 83,000 cognitively healthy people 40 and older. The reports covered a wide range of vitamins… Read More »