Healthcare news from around the world brought to you courtesy of Africa’s leading air ambulance service 13th October, 2017.
1.FDA approves first test for screening Zika virus in blood donations. Learn more-https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm579313.htm
2.Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be much more vulnerable to dementia later in life, a new study suggests. Read more- https://consumer.healthday.com/senior-citizen-information-31/dementia-news-738/high-blood-pressure-in-40s-a-dementia-risk-for-women-727211.html
3.Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have completed a detailed atlas documenting the stretches of human DNA that influence gene expression- https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-completes-atlas-human-dna-differences-influence-gene-expression
4.New research gives weight to the arguments for male and female versions of medicines. Could sex-specific drugs be the way of the future? Learn more- https://www.insidescience.org/news/why-it-could-be-time-sex-specific-drugs
5.Experimental Ebola vaccines elicit year-long immune response indicates large clinical trial in West Africa performed by the NIH. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171011180601.htm
6.Why Is It So Hard To Beat The Plague? A disease specialist discusses. Read more- http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/10/12/557358712/ask-the-disease-specialist-why-is-it-so-hard-to-beat-the-plague
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