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Peanut oil in vaccines behind widespread peanut allergy epidemic

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More than one million children living in America today suffer from peanut allergy, and a significant percentage of these have such severe symptoms that they must carry around self-injectable epinephrine just in case they accidentally become exposed to the wrong food. According to available records, however, virtually nobody had peanut allergy prior to 1900 despite […]

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Study boosts link between flu vaccine, sleep disorder

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AFP – A study in England has strengthened evidence from Scandinavia that a vaccine used to prevent pandemic flu boosted the risk of sleep disorder among teens and children, doctors said on Tuesday. Using the Pandemrix vaccine increased the risk of narcolepsy among people aged four to 18 by a factor of 14 compared to […]

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FDA approves next-generation, bug-based flu vaccine

Any guinea pigs out there willing to have bug juice injected in to you? Help me, help me… (The Fly movie, 1958 or perhaps Mothra, 1961). Food and Drug Administration officials gave the nod to Flublok, the first vaccine made by injecting flu genes into an insect virus and growing it in caterpillar cells. < […]

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