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2081 Articles Matching "zika"

‘We Never Give Up’: When Illnesses Are Mystifying, Researchers In The Undiagnosed Disease Network Look For Answers

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors in 12 clinical centers pull out all the stops to try to find a diagnosis and treatment for thousands of patients looking for miracles. Public health news also focuses on a mosquito-borne virus worse than Zika; the Dunning-Kruger effect; the poor's smoking rates; race and Alzheimer's disease; stroke risk; the birth of a podcast; the future of newborn DNA testing; what it's like to have nut-allergies; the upside of breakups; and good news about...
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Defects More Common Than Expected in Kids After Zika Exposure

Dec 15, 2018 , RxList
About 1 in 7 babies aged 12 to 18 months who were exposed to Zika virus before birth have significant neurodevelopmental problems, a study published online December 13 in the New England Journal of Medicine...
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Defects in Kids After Zika Exposure

Dec 15, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Defects More Common Than Expected in Kids After Zika...
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For Therapeutic Clowns, Silliness Is Serious Business

Dec 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A quest to find out if therapeutic clowns were really helping disabled children who could not respond to their antics leads to an exploration of those kids' silent worlds. In other public health news: gene-editing, eczema and suicide, Zika, dirty air, tampons, salmonella, diabetes, and...
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Scans, Ultrasound Spot Zika Brain Defects

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Scans, Ultrasound Spot Zika Brain DefectsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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New Study Uncovers Why Rift Valley Fever Is Catastrophic To Developing Fetuses

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Like Zika, infection with Rift Valley fever virus can go unnoticed during pregnancy, all the while doing irreparable – often lethal – harm to the fetus. The results of a new study, led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research (CVR), underscore the importance of dise......
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Emergent-Valneva Zika vaccine clears early trial

Nov 20, 2018 , Reuters
A vaccine to prevent infections caused by the deadly mosquito-borne Zika virus induced immune response and was found to be safe in an early stage trial, Emergent BioSolutions Inc and partner Valneva SE said on Monday....
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Monkeys Can Carry Zika Virus, Scientists Discover

Nov 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Monkeys Can Carry Zika Virus, Scientists DiscoverCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/15/2018 12:00:00...
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How One Of The Most Successful Government Agencies Safeguards Our Health

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
Every day the U.S. faces threats like Zika, Ebola and Pandemic Flu. The CEO of United Therapeutics, Dr. Martine Rothblatt, explains and advocates for the government agency BARDA in their constant...
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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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Mothers of babies afflicted by Zika fight poverty, despair

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Nearly three years after a Zika outbreak in Brazil caused thousands of cases of microcephaly and other devastating birth defects in newborns, Reuters returned to check on the mothers and their children....
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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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Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control....
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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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What is the Zika risk of pregnant Meghan's visit to Fiji and Tonga?

Oct 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child, the UK's royal family announced Monday as the couple arrived in Australia for their first tour overseas....
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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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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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Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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