Using 3-D printing technology, Brenda Ogle, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, has created a patch a doctor could apply to mend a patient’s broken heart.


Photo: A false-color scanning electron micrograph (SEM)* of a blood clot protruding from an arterial entrance in a heart chamber. This type of clot, known as coronary thrombosis, is the usual cause of myocardial infarction (heart attack).


The risk of long-term aspirin use causing major bleeding and death is higher than previously thought, with over-75s particularly vulnerable, a study suggests.


Cosponsored by the Canada Institute and the Women in Public Service Project

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9:00am - 10:00am

6th Floor Auditorium

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC

Speaker: Alexander Verkhovsky, Dir, Sova Ctr for Information and Analysis

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am

5th Floor Conference Room, Wilson Center of Kennan Institute


The new leader was backed by the global South. Can he get the world’s premier health body into shape? Linda Nordling finds out.

The AHF country team reached over 20,000 people through informational sessions, distributed 30,000 condoms and tested 4,625 people from 37 different countries.

Any young woman looking for a brilliant and unlimited career needs to be paying attention to Avideh Zakhar (in photo ex Silicon

Doctors have highlighted the need for awareness of anisakiasis, caused by the larvae of a worm found in contaminated undercooked or raw fish or seafood.


<Who best protects megafauna?



<The Vinchuca bug spreads Chagas disease through the urine and feces it leaves behind after biting its victim… The WHO estimates that around 100,000 people in Europe are infected with Chagas disease.


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