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Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer

A vaccine to protect against the common sexually-transmitted infection (STI) chlamydia is safe and has shown promising signs of being effective, a clinical trial has found. Researchers found the vaccine provoked an immune response during preliminary tests on 35 healthy women. Further trials will be carried out to determine whether it can fully protect against… Read More »

Health Canada moves to restrict alcohol content in single-serve sugary drinks

MONTREAL — Health Canada is moving to restrict sugary high-alcohol drinks like the one reportedly consumed by a Quebec teen who died last winter. The federal agency said the single-serve products are creating a public health risk, especially for youth. It is proposing the beverages no longer contain the equivalent of four servings of alcohol… Read More »