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News Bites: Blood tests to detect Alzheimer’s and vaccines to eliminate cancers
 

News Bites: Blood tests to detect Alzheimer’s and vaccines to eliminate cancers

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This week, researchers from the NUS uncover the dangers of dengue vaccination in pregnant women, while new research challenges the proposed health benefits of omega-3, as we witness a new private health care venture being formed.
 
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8 Feb 2018 - General
 
Pertaining to the third point: Dengue infection in babies worsened by mother’s antibodies. This is already a well known fact. In fact dengue virus has 4 serotypes and once a person is hit by one, the second one will increase the risk of dengue hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome. By transferring the antibodies it seems as thought he patient had the first infection. Wondering if there is any repercussion if one has dengue and donates blood, will it also increase the risk of severe infectio...
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The series of studies tackled in the report is surprising. As the global population increases, the demand for new innovations and experimentation also increases. Omega 3 that can be found in fish oil can do harm into our liver function if used long term rather than protecting our heart from cardiovascular diseases. However years of studies has also been made before it was discovered that some of the studies are somewhat true. We just need to weight out the benefits than the consequences of the ...
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