Google Donates $1 Million to Help Fight Zika Virus

Google also announced a $ 1 million grant for UNICEF, which will go toward mosquito eradication, vaccine development and awareness campaigns. Aside from that, the American multinational firm also said that it has assembled a team of volunteer eng... More..

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Court debate may lead to suspension for Tom Brady
by | Friday, March 04, 2016

Court debate may lead to suspension for Tom Brady

Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The NFL originally handed Brady a four-game suspension for his alleged involvement in the deflation of footballs before the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapo...More..

Watch a Flawless Cate Blanchett Get Ready For the Oscars
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Watch a Flawless Cate Blanchett Get Ready For the Oscars

The 40-year-old star was asked by reporters about the rumours as she made her way to the New York City film set of her upcoming movie Collateral Beauty . According to TMZ , there was a very simple explanation...More..

by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

PAHO sets guidelines to identify Zika Virus

According to Reuters, a health ministry report confirms that most cases of Zika in Mexico are centralized around the southern states of Chiapas and Oaxaca. There is no vaccine or medicine to treat Zika. What...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

France reports first case of sexually transmitted Zika

Two U.S. women's soccer players, Amy Rodriguez and Sydney Leroux, had already planned to break for the Rio Games because of pregnancy, but another, Hope Solo, has expressed concerns about going over worries abo...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Superdelegates could influence Democratic nomination

A total of 14 states and territories in play, including Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado , Georgia, Massachusetts , Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas , Vermont, Virginia, and Wyoming. By March 16, a...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Iowa sees 2 new travel-related cases of Zika virus

CDC's statement is the agency's first explicit warning for some travelers to stay away from the Games in Rio de Janeiro, which has been expecting to draw as many as 400,000 tourists from around the world. Sin...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US

CDC gave some details of some of the cases, including a pregnant woman in her 30s who traveled to a Zika-affected area early in her pregnancy. There is now no cure or vaccine for Zika . NEW YORK " The gover...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

USA government agency advises pregnant women to avoid Olympics

Transmission in a number of the cases was through condomless vaginal intercourse. Those destinations are among the 30 places now on the CDC's Zika travel alert. It's the fifth travel-associated Zika infec...More..

CDC: Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

CDC: Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US

The total number of cases statewide includes confirmation of the virus in three pregnant women. The state Department of Health and Hospitals announced February 11 that officials were investigating two cases...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

A Stillborn Baby Has Tested Positive for Zika, Raising New Concerns

Dr Albnert Ko, from the Yale School of Public Health in the United States, who led the investigation team, said: "These findings raise concerns that the virus may cause severe damage to foetuses leading to ...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

CDC confirms 2 cases of Zika virus in Louisiana

In rare cases, a pregnant woman can pass the Zika virus to her fetus. Director-General Margaret Chan made the comments at the end of her two-day visit to Brazil, the country at the epicenter of the Zika cri...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Pregnant Women Test Positive for Zika in Florida

Canada issued a travel advisory to pregnant women or women considering becoming pregnant to avoid traveling to 48 countries , mainly in South and Central America. "State public health departments are now inve...More..

CDC investigating 14 reports of Zika transmission through sex
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

CDC investigating 14 reports of Zika transmission through sex

Priscila Leite, who leads the Health Ministry's contingent, said she expects recruitment numbers to be high given the level of alarm about Zika in Brazil - particularly here in the northeast, the epicenter of t...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Zika: CDC investigating 14 possible cases of sexually transmitted Zika

Four cases had preliminary test results, but were awaiting confirmation. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) said today it is looking into the suspected cases. The WHO still cautions t...More..

Pharmacies best positioned to dispense medical pot, national group says
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Pharmacies best positioned to dispense medical pot, national group says

London Drugs pharmacists are largely supportive of the company's view when it comes to medical marijuana, but they want more training and education on the topic since there's a lack of widely available researc...More..

Zika easily transmitted through sex says CDC
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Zika easily transmitted through sex says CDC

In all of the cases being examined, women in the continental US - some of them pregnant - had sex with men who'd traveled southward to countries where the virus is circulating. Providers should screen pregnant ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

U.S. reports 14 new cases of possible Zika sexual transmission

Mosquito bites remain the primary vehicle for Zika transmission but sexual transmission of the virus infection is possible, the CDC said. The new diagnostic test identifies virus-specific RNA sequences to direc...More..

by | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

CDC Team Studying Zika-microcephaly Link in Brazil

The campaign to fight the mosquito that carries the virus was announced by Castro in the official newspaper " Granma " and provides for additional mobilization of reserve officers and 200 officers of the Nati...More..

by | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Cuba sending 9000 soldiers to fight Zika virus

Common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain, or red eyes. In a related development, the World Health Organization today shared more details about the first local cases reported in other recently affecte...More..

'Joey and Rory Feek' celebrate daughter Indiana's birthday
by | Monday, February 22, 2016

'Joey and Rory Feek' celebrate daughter Indiana's birthday

In the last several days, they watched from home as they were included in a category on The Grammy Awards, celebrated Valentine's Day, released new album "Hymns That Are Important To Us" and celebrated their d...More..

by | Friday, February 19, 2016

World Bank sees modest economic drag from Zika

Thomas Dobbs. More than half of respondents said they did not have sufficient knowledge about the Zika virus. In this study, the team led by Dr de Filippis investigated the case of two women (aged 27 and 35...More..

Hawaii leads nation in getting too little sleep
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Hawaii leads nation in getting too little sleep

One doctor said, "Artificial light exposure between dusk and the time we go to bed at night suppresses release of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, enhances alertness and shifts circadian rhythms to a late...More..

by | Thursday, February 18, 2016

WHO Seeks $56 Million for Plan to Combat Zika Virus

The U.S. blood supply remains free from Zika, but the FDA says the risk of blood transmission is likely. SA HAS developed an action plan to prevent the introduction and spread of Zika virus into the cou...More..

From symptoms to health complications, why Zika virus is causing alarm
by | Wednesday, February 17, 2016

From symptoms to health complications, why Zika virus is causing alarm

Since the Zika virus also has been sexually transmitted, use of condoms and other precautions have been recommended by health officials. Though there are no known cases of Zika being transmitted by mosquito...More..

by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Philippine Health Minister urges women to postpone pregnancy over Zika virus scare

One case diagnosed in the United States, involving a patient in Dallas, is believed to have been sexually transmitted. But in the meantime, the consequences of the disease must not be borne by poor women in B...More..

by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

CDC warns over Zika in Thailand

More than 70,000 troops were deployed in Rio de Janeiro , a priority because of the Olympics, Rousseff said, adding that sports authorities have said the Zika outbreak did not jeopardize the event. There is ...More..

Viagra Bill Filed at Kentucky House
by | Sunday, February 14, 2016

Viagra Bill Filed at Kentucky House

In addition, the bill would allow the drug to be obtained only by married men who swear on a Bible that they'll use the drug exclusively when having sexual relations with their spouse. More..

'Mob Wives' Star Drita D'Avanzo Arrested on Assault Charges After Fight
by | Saturday, February 13, 2016

'Mob Wives' Star Drita D'Avanzo Arrested on Assault Charges After Fight

Things got so heated during the filming of the sixth and final season, which is now airing on VH1, that several of the cast refused to work with her. Bodyguards were hired in case a fight broke out, sources sai...More..

Low oil prices will drive non-OPEC producers to decrease output
by | Thursday, February 11, 2016

Low oil prices will drive non-OPEC producers to decrease output

Although a flurry of reports over the last two weeks suggested that an extraordinary meeting could be imminent, the cartel's smaller members have been unable to win the support of Saudi Arabia, the world's larg...More..

Tests accelerated on potential stem cell 'cure' for diabetes
by | Thursday, February 11, 2016

Tests accelerated on potential stem cell 'cure' for diabetes

The capsule would then protect the cells from being attacked, which is a roadblock researchers have faced in the past. If the cure works, it could mean an end to frequent insulin injections and blood sugar test...More..

U.S. working on potential diabetes cure
by | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

U.S. working on potential diabetes cure

Also, some patients can't afford the expensive medicines. He wouldn't disclose financial terms of the deal with ViaCyte. "I think there is a cure in sight", Laikind said. More..

by | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Is Testing A Possible Diabetes Cure

ViaCyte said its work with Janssen, part of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, and consolidating assets of Janssen's BetaLogics group, will help make advances in the stem cell treatments. Ma...More..

by | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Is there a cure for Type 1 diabetes?

If the cure works, it could mean an end to frequent insulin injections and blood sugar testing. Research and technology partnerships with Silicon Valley companies, large and small, are a key part of the new app...More..

Researchers Find New Lyme Disease Bacteria
by | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Researchers Find New Lyme Disease Bacteria

This latest study then is the first bit of research on a potential new Lyme species to receive a stamp of approval from the CDC. "This discovery adds another important piece of information to the complex pict...More..

Possible cure for diabetes?
by | Monday, February 08, 2016

Possible cure for diabetes?

The capsule protects the cells from the immune system, which otherwise would attack them as invaders — a roadblock that has stymied other research projects. "JDRF has been a long time, proud supporter of the wo...More..

by | Monday, February 08, 2016

Florida, Vulnerable to Zika Virus, Gets Ready for Fight

Another two got it this year, including a pregnant woman. "Sure", Schaffner said. "But the main engine of transmission that has led this virus to be spread widely throughout Central and South America and the Ca...More..

Rory Feek Reflects on Meeting Wife Joey - 'A Beautiful Brown-Eyed Girl'
by | Monday, February 08, 2016

Rory Feek Reflects on Meeting Wife Joey - 'A Beautiful Brown-Eyed Girl'

He writes about that springtime hope that pretty much no one but Joey dares to imagine. Joey is also now spending her time planting seedlings in empty eggshells for her window bay garden, as reported on t...More..

Santa Clara University students test positive for meningitis
by | Sunday, February 07, 2016

Santa Clara University students test positive for meningitis

She said the situation at Argosy is different than the situation at Santa Clara University, where the school has offered antibiotics and vaccines for the rest of the campus community. It wasn't until 2014 that ...More..

Scientists halt Type 1 diabetes for six months in new breakthrough trial
by | Saturday, February 06, 2016

Scientists halt Type 1 diabetes for six months in new breakthrough trial

JDRF's vice president of discovery research, Julia Greenstein, said: "Encapsulation therapies have the potential to be groundbreaking for people with Type 1 diabetes". "But we need to grow billions of islet cel...More..

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