Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States condemns the Government of The Gambia’s severe response to recent peaceful protests. We call for an immediate end to violence and urge all Gambians to exercise restraint and remain calm.
Baltimore, Maryland - Researchers led by teams at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Wenzhou Medical University of China have discovered a way to keep adult stem cells that are destined to become testosterone-producing cells multiplying and on track to fulfill their fate, a new study reports.
Baltimore, Maryland - A simulation of how the so-called “superbug” carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) might spread among health care facilities found that coordinated efforts prevented more than 75 percent of the often-severe infections that would have otherwise occurred over a five-year period.
Rochester, Minnesota - An international group of vaccine researchers is proposing a comprehensive research plan to tackle the risks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, now confirmed to cause birth defects. Dr. Gregory Poland, head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group and Editor in Chief of the journal Vaccine, has published an editorial with Ricardo Palacios and Jorge Kalil, both of the Butantan Institute, the largest biologics research center in Brazil.
Rochester, Minnesota - The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published new aspirin guidelines for prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer. Those guidelines recommend low-dose aspirin for certain men and women with a high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Scottsdale, Arizona - While you were growing up, how many of you were taught that sex was inappropriate for casual conversation? For some of us, the topic was not only absent from social conversation but also in our families.