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HPV Vaccination: Not Just For Girls Anymore

By: Rebecca Cerio Vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine.  The ability to give someone an injection and protect them from  diseases that used to claim millions of lives each year at low cost is a huge … Continue reading

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One-Dose Contraceptives…For Cats, At Least

Veterinarian Dr. Judy Levy from the University of Florida has put immunology to work in testing out what could be a breakthrough in controlling the feral cat population.  Her group tested out the contraceptive vaccine GonaCon on laboratory cats (which … Continue reading

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The Cocaine “Vaccine”

The Cocaine “Vaccine” What if you could actually make antibodies against an illegal substance you were addicted to, like cocaine?  What if you made enough of them to prevent the drug from getting into your brain and getting you high? … Continue reading

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