Public Health in the News (9/2/18 – 9/8/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor


  • Longitudinal study in Korea suggests that smoking is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
  • New study concludes that vaccines against HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis are unlikely unless more money is committed to their development.


  • Large clinical trial involving Northwestern Medicine shows that diet and exercise help overweight and obese women limit weight gain during pregnancy.
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The is the blog of the Northwestern Public Health Review journal. The blog and journal are both student run and contain research articles, opinions, interviews and other content pertaining to public health.

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