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Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?

Oct 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Does Herpes Cause Alzheimer's?

Oct 23, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What causes Alzheimer's disease? The answer could be right under our noses, says leading expert Professor Ruth Itzhaki. Her latest paper presents a lifetime of research evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores can also cause Alzheimer's -- and new data which show antiviral drugs dra......
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First US case of rat-sourced virus from the Andes reported

Oct 19, 2018 , CNN Health
The first confirmed US case of Andes virus was reported at a Delaware hospital in January, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report said Thursday....
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Zika spreads rapidly in India

Oct 19, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women....
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Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 80 cases confirmed

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women....
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As Public Concern Over Zika Eases In U.S., Efforts To Find Tests, Treatments For Dangerous Virus Stall

Oct 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The inability to provide quick, inexpensive tests to diagnose the virus is hindering efforts in Angola to track the disease that can cause severe disabilities in babies, health experts say. In other news on Zika, mothers in Brazil give around-the-clock care for their disabled...
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Dual Vaccine Against Anthrax And Plague

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers has now engineered a virus nanoparticle vaccine against Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis, tier 1 agents that pose serious threats to national security of the United States. B. anthracis and Y. pestis are the pathogens that cause anthrax and plague, respectively. Using bac......
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Why it's so hard to diagnose Zika

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
When a Zika epidemic was at its height in the Americas two years ago, diagnostics makers began working feverishly to create diagnostic tests for a virus that few in the U.S. had heard of....
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CDC Warns of Polio-Like Virus Striking More Kids

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
The CDC on Tuesday reported 127 cases of a rare but devastating polio-like virus, partially paralyzing hundreds of children in 22 states. It’s the third wave of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) to hit the United States since...
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Navy Lures Once-Mocked Researcher Out Of Retirement To Lead Venture Selling Viruses For Potential Cures

Oct 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The success of a therapy technique that injects viruses into bacteria and lets them reproduce like crazy until the germs explode was great news for Dr. Carl Merril -- and convinced him to return to work as a government scientist, starting a new company. Other public health news includes: babies' sleep, depression, maternal death rates, caregivers, medical data profits, mental health and surgery center...
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HPV vaccination not linked with rise in teen risky sex

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A new study adds to earlier evidence that getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) does not lead girls to be less careful about sex....
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Congo confirms 33 Ebola cases in past week, of whom 24 died

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
Congo has confirmed 33 cases of Ebola virus in the past week, of whom 24 died, the health ministry said on Monday....
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Polio-like Virus in Children Causing Concern Around US

Oct 16, 2018 , RxList
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare condition that causes a polio-like paralysis, has been circulating across the United States. As of September 30, there have been 38 confirmed cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which have occurred in 16 states, but the numbers appear to be...
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Polio-like Virus in Children Causing Concern

Oct 16, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Polio-like Virus in Children Causing Concern Around...
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Dodge The Flu: Get Vaccinated

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
weakened. This means that people with certain health conditions shouldn’t get the spray. Instead, they should get a shot that has inactivated components that stimulate the antibody production that protects against the virus. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older receive an annual flu vacci......
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WHO to meet on Congo's Ebola outbreak as toll soars

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would convene an emergency committee to decide whether Congo's Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern as confirmed cases and deaths from the virus spiraled....
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Zika virus cases spike in India's Jaipur as peak tourist season nears

Oct 15, 2018 , Reuters
At least 55 people have tested positive for the Zika virus in India's tourist city of Jaipur, up from 22 a week ago, the local health department said on Sunday, raising fears the virus is spreading just ahead of peak tourist season....
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India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases

Oct 12, 2018 , CNN Health
India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus to date, with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan....
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Ebola continues to ravage northeastern Congo

Oct 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Ebola virus disease has sickened 188 people and killed 118 in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern region, the World Health Organization reported Monday....
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India on alert as zika virus hits tourism hotspot of Jaipur

Oct 10, 2018 , Reuters
India has sent experts to try to contain an outbreak of the zika virus in the popular tourist destination of Jaipur, capital of the northern state of Rajasthan, with a close watch on pregnant women....
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