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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 »

​National Bullying Prevention Month: Help Your Kids Understand The Difference Between Bullying & Teasing

What makes a bully? Is it a malicious desire to hurt another person? A person lashing out because of problems at home? A need to seem tough in a world that is out of their control? There is no single formula for those we have come to see as bullies and the definition is pretty… Read More »

Diabetes Prevention That Works

Photo Elizabeth Youngstein, center, leads a diabetes prevention program in Wayne, N.J., with the participants Barbara Biazzo, left, and Marilyn Gerardi.Credit Asthaa Chaturvedi What happens in Room 6 at the Y.M.C.A. in Wayne, N.J., on Wednesday mornings doesn’t look terribly dramatic. About a dozen people trickle in, step on a digital scale, show the program… Read More »