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Triple-Target Hepatitis B Vaccine May Be More Effective

An experimental vaccine that contains three different hepatitis B virus (HBV) proteins may offer more protection—especially for older adults and people with a weaker immune system—than existing vaccines, according to study results presented at the recent IDWeek 2019 conference in Washington, DC. Hepatitis B vaccination has led to a dramatic drop in new infections worldwide—a… Read More »

Vitamin D Deficiency Is More Prevalent In Obese Children

Previous research has found higher rates of vitamin D deficiency in obese communities and lower vitamin D levels have been associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The mechanisms by which obesity and its co morbidities are associated with vitamin D deficiency are unknown. This research looked at associations between dietary habits and vitamin… Read More »

More Losses At Rite Aid As New CEO Takes Charge

A Rite Aid store on Jonestown, Road in Harrisburg, PA Rite Aid photo Rite Aid reported $ 78 million in losses in the company’s fiscal second quarter amid a competitive reimbursement environment for prescription drugs in the early days for the drugstore chain’s new chief executive. Heyward Donigan, a longtime healthcare executive, last month replaced… Read More »

5 Reasons You Should Drink More Water

Water is an essential component of life. Covering 75% of the Earth and making up over 60% of the human body, this fluid is abundant. Nevertheless, despite its known importance it has been reported that 75% of people around the world are considered chronically dehydrated. Dehydration can be defined as a harmful reduction of the… Read More »

Vitamin B Supplements More Effective With Higher Omega 3 Levels

Many studies have already proven that vitamin B supplements can help slow mental decline in older individuals. But higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids could boost the effect of vitamin B supplements. Researchers examined more than 250 individuals with mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment is when brain function is below what is normally expected… Read More »