Monthly Archives: June 2016

Enterovirus Infection Cases Rising As Peak Season Approaches

By Lee I-chia Date: May 11, 2016 Reference: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2016/05/11/2003646009 HIGHS AND LOWS: A CDC official said that the number of cases reported in Singapore is the highest in five years, but in Japan it is the lowest in 10 years The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday said enterovirus infection cases reported last week increased by 17.8 percent from the previous week, ...

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Alzheimer’s linked to loss of Y chromosome in men

By Tim Newman Reference: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/310464.php New research, presented this week at the European Society of Human Genetics conference in Barcelona, Spain, demonstrates that men whose blood cells lack Y chromosomes are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease. The team hopes that, in the future, these findings might help develop an early warning system for Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million ...

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