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More potent, safer Zika vaccine developed

Scientists have developed the world’s first plant-based Zika vaccine that may be more effective, safer and cheaper than other vaccines against the mosquito-borne virus. Currently, there are no licensed vaccines or therapeutics available to combat Zika, researchers said. The vaccine […]

Marijuana ups risk of death from hypertension

Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from hypertension, warns new research. “We found that marijuana users had a greater than three-fold risk of death from hypertension and the risk increased with each additional year of use,” […]