October 10, 2011

Belfast-born physician Dr John Shepherd dies


Dr John Shepherd's discoveries have led to new ways to treat high blood pressure and have helped astronauts withstand the rigours of space travel. The 92-year-old who had suffered from Alzheimer's disease died on Tuesday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in the United States.

BBC, 10/10/11

Additional coverage: Reuters, International Business Times, EmpowerHER, MinnPost, Sun Herald (Miss.), Finanz Nachrichten, Post-Bulletin

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