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Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial

By Jessica Hamzelou A new vaccine has been shown to trigger an immune response against the bacteria that cause chlamydiaBIOMEDICAL IMAGING UNIT, SOUTHAMPTON GENERAL HOSPITAL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The first human trial of a new chlamydia vaccine has shown that it is safe and that it triggers an immune response against the bacteria that cause chlamydia.… Read More »

The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »

'This has been the hardest 'mental marathon' I've ever run' – Dental nurse credits service for supporting her through cancer treatment

The power of positive: ARC has been instrumental for Pamela McLoughlin’s recovery from breast cancer. Photo: Damien Eagers / INM Head of Services at ARC, Patricia Pugh. Photo: Kyran O’Brien ‘This has been the hardest ‘mental marathon’ I’ve ever run’ – Dental nurse credits service for supporting her through cancer treatment Independent.ie Grief surprises. Sometimes… Read More »