Tuesday 02 Sep 2014

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Vaccine manufacturing capacity to increase, FDA announces prior to flu season

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, U.S.-manufactured flu vaccine, which is expected to increase the domestic capacity for making shots by 50 million doses. Health officials have been looking to increase flu vaccine manufacturing in the U.S. …

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Common infections may increase risk for memory decline

SAN DIEGO – Exposure to common infections is linked to memory and brain function — even if the infections never made you ill, according to research presented at

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Vaccines may lower kids’ stroke risk

Routine vaccinations may reduce the higher risk of stroke in children that is associated with common infections, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke