Public Health in the News (1/6/19 – 1/12/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief

Global

  • New research suggests that Rift Valley fever may be even more dangerous to pregnant women than Zika virus.

National

  • New report by the American Cancer Society states that the U.S. cancer death rate has been decreasing for at least 25 years.
  • Large study suggests that Alzheimer’s disease may develop differently in African Americans, a population more vulnerable to the disease.

Northwestern

  • Northwestern Medicine study suggests that a new full-body scan may improve chemotherapy effectiveness by assessing toxicity.
Advertisements
About NPHR Blog (329 Articles)
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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: