Public Health in the News (3/31/19 – 4/6/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief

Global

  • Yemen is experiencing a cholera outbreak, with 76,152 new cases in March alone.
  • Large study of 195 countries finds that unhealthy diets are associated with 1 in 5 deaths worldwide.

National

  • New study finds that donated organs from people with hepatitis C can be safely transplanted.

Northwestern

  • Northwestern Medicine study finds that just one hour each week of brisk walking can help prevent disability in older adults with osteoarthritis.
  • Northwestern professor co-authors a study showing that a drug intended for stroke recovery also slows the production of harmful proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease.
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