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Using home-grown knowledge to advance health in Suriname

Fogarty International Center ...
Using home-grown knowledge to advance health in Suriname

Fogarty International Center - Suriname is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse countries in the Western Hemisphere, making for a unique population to study. At just 23 years old, Dr. Maureen Lichtveld began her career working with communities living in the Amazon rainforest in her hom... (05/17/2022)

More evidence links asthma severity to age of onset

MEDSCAPE - EOH's Sally Wenzel...
More evidence links asthma severity to age of onset

MEDSCAPE - EOH's Sally Wenzel talks to Medscape about asthma study, which is unique in how it delineates groups by age of onset. The study is the largest of its kind and is also multinational, making it very unique.  “In addition to this concept that there’s a difference in asthma by the age that... (05/17/2022)

What women can do to protect their hearts at every age

NHLBI News - EPI's Samar El K...
What women can do to protect their hearts at every age

NHLBI News - EPI's Samar El Khoudary shares what healthcare providers and the public should know about reproductive events, such as pregnancy complications or early menopause, that can influence women's cardiovascular disease risks. "We want to make sure that women are aware that heart disease is t... (05/17/2022)

Real-time genomic surveillance quickly detects hospital outbreaks

HEALIO - Alexander Sundermann...
Real-time genomic surveillance quickly detects hospital outbreaks

HEALIO - Alexander Sundermann (IDM '14, EPI '22) and colleagues find real-time genomic surveillance is able to detect hospital outbreaks using an approach they call Enhanced Detection System for Healthcare-Associated Transmission, which would allow hospitals to detect outbreaks early and intervene ... (05/17/2022)

Diabetes in the offspring of exceptional survivors

FRONTIERS SCIENCE NEWS - New ...
Diabetes in the offspring of exceptional survivors

FRONTIERS SCIENCE NEWS - New study within the US Long Life Family Study identifies biomarkers characteristic for people born in – or married into – families with exceptionally long-lived members. Both groups also have a reduced risk of developing type II diabetes. Sharing the household and lifestyl... (05/11/2022)