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South Australian students to get free meningococcal vaccine

Students in South Australia are to get meningococcal vaccine free of cost. The attempt comes as part of a study conducted by the University of Adelaide in collaboration with South Australian Health. Up to 60,000 teenagers and adults are believed to benefit from the drive.
A person holds pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013.

Anti-psychotic drugs harmful to dementia patients, say experts

Experts are concerned of the overuse of anti-psychotic drugs prevalent nowadays. They say that these may damage brain and will even lead to early death. However, critics oppose the argument, contradicting the theory for lack of scientific evidence. Most of the claims are exaggerations, they say.

Australian scientists find malaria cure; Stimulates immune system to fight disease

Australian scientists have made a malaria breakthrough as they have found a very effective way to cure malaria by stimulating one’s immune system via a synthetic protein. The protein called PD-L2 has been developed by researchers at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane. The malaria cure has been highly effective in mice.