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NIH to research health disparities of chronic diseases

25 August 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

This program responds to the need for more robust, ecological approaches to address chronic diseases among racial and ethnic minority groups, under-served rural populations, people of less privileged socio-economic status, along with groups subject to discrimination who have poorer health outcomes often attributed to being socially disadvantaged...


CDC concludes Zika causes microcephaly

14 April 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has concluded that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe foetal brain defects...