Important Medical Breakthroughs of 2013

human brain2013 was a year of great strides in the medical field. A lot of ground was covered in terms of research and there were quite a few important medical breakthroughs that are worth discussing. Please read on for a look at five important medical breakthroughs of 2013.

New Genes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Over a dozen new genes were linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, giving scientists and researchers more leads to go on when researching cures and treatment methods. By having more genes to research, scientists believe they are closer to finding a cure.

Only One Dose of the HPV Vaccination is Needed

When the HPV vaccination was first released, it was recommended that women receive three separate doses of the vaccination.… Read the rest