Monthly Archives: April 2017

5 Facts about Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

Congenital heart disease is one of the leading causes of death among children during the first years of life. The condition is largely characterized by ventricular septal defect, ductus arteriosus and atrial septal defects. Studies show that 1 out of 120 babies is born with heart disease in the United States. CHD usually varies from mild defects (such as a tiny hole in the heart) to highly severe conditions (missing or poorly developed parts of the heart). Continue reading

The Promising Ebola Vaccine Can Soon Be Approved

Following a long time since the main outbreak of the Ebola infection, there is at last a promising experimental vaccine to Ebola virus that could be accessible for Ebola patients by the year 2018. On 22nd December, 2016, the medical journal Lancet gave the outcomes from a trial demonstrating that the Ebola vaccine, referred to as rVSV-ZEBOV, offers you 100% protection from this deadly virus. Continue reading