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Serious trauma like a gunshot wound can cause massive blood loss. People sustaining such injuries have a 50/50 chance of survival; a coin flip. Now scientists at Tulane University hoped to better those odds by turning to a product you might have in your home; perfume.

Healthline: Even One Drink Per Day Can Raise Your Blood Pressure

Dr. Paul K. Whelton, a professor at Tulane University and one of the authors of the study, says that one of the main benefits of research like this is that, unlike with a clinical or observational-style study, this analysis could determine what others had already suspected was true: that drinking low levels of alcohol will still raise your blood pressure.

Times News Express: Super ‘Village Doctors’ to the Rescue: Study Shows How They Tackle High Blood Pressure in Rural Areas!

“To our knowledge, our study is the first to test the effectiveness of a community health worker-led intervention on blood pressure control,” said Dr. Jiang He, the lead study author and director of the Translational Science Institute at Tulane University.

Knoxville News Sentinel: West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Knoxville. Could they bring malaria here, too?

"We shouldn’t be surprised that we’re going to have sporadic outbreaks again," said Dr. Thom Eisele, professor and director of the Center for Applied Malaria Research and Evaluation at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.