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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..