By Grace Bellinger – Blog Editor
- A safe and effective male contraceptive has been developed in rural India, but major drug companies are not yet expressing interest.
- The World Health Organization has reported a surge of measles cases in Europe.
- A recent survey suggests a high prevalence of HPV among American adults.
- Comprehensive report from the CDC shows that 1 in 10 pregnant women with Zika in the U.S. had a baby with a serious birth defect.
- The CDC recommends pregnant women receive the tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) vaccine during each pregnancy to protect infants against whooping cough.
- Study suggests that dramatic changes in weight may increase yo-yo dieters’ risk of heart problems.
- Local research institution helps design a Substance Use Cost Calculator for employers to estimate the cost of substance abuse.
- Study indicates race as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, emphasizing the importance of looking at differences across race/ethnic minorities.
- Northwestern scientists find that SuperAgers’ brains deteriorate more slowly than those of average adults of the same age.