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Zika biomarkers in blood could lead to prenatal screening for birth defects

The highest risk of birth defects is from Zika virus infection during the first and second trimester, USC researcher says USC researchers have identified biomarkers associated with severe birth defects in babies born to women infected with the Zika virus. The discovery could lead to screening tests and a better understanding about how the infection… Read More »

Poor Dental Health May Lead to Hypertension

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, over 200,000 people that were conducted on, that poor oral hygiene is linked to hypertension. According to some Korean researchers, hypertension is connected to inflammation and blood pressure elevation. Poor oral health may independently cause hypertension and good periodontal health can either control it or prevent it entirely.… Read More »