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Medical News Today: Flu-like illness raises risk the risk of stroke

Two new research studies show that the chance of experiencing a stroke are significantly higher after flu or flu-like illness. Researchers are looking for a link between flu-like illness and the risk of stroke. Each year, nearly 800,000 people in the United States experience a stroke. The risk factors include weight, smoking status, age, and… Read More »

New Tuberculosis Vaccine Raises Hope for TB Prevention

January 17, 2019 Share this content: In a phase 2b clinical trial, M72/AS01E provided 54% protection against active pulmonary TB. A new vaccine candidate shows promise for preventing active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in adults infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The vaccine, M72/AS01E, provided 54% protection against active pulmonary TB. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, HIV-negative… Read More »