Posts Tagged ‘Zika’

US Olympic Athletes Didn’t Get Zika, But Did Return With Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

The threat of Zika virus was a major concern at the 2016 Rio Olympics. But new research shows that it was other diseases that came back. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

Zika Virus Could One Day Help Treat A Deadly Form Of Brain Cancer

Zika’s most damaging quality could be weaponized against brain tumor cells. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

CDC Issues Travel Warning For Brownsville, Texas After Five Local Zika Cases Emerge

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel advisory on Wednesday warning pregnant women to consider postponing travel to Brownsville, Texas, because of the risk of contracting Zika. The advisory, issued through CDC’s Health Alert Network, follows reports of infections in five people living in the Brownsville area who […]

Zika Babies May Look Normal at Birth, Display Brain Defects Later: CDC

Findings underscore need for continuing evaluation after prenatal exposure healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Zika Virus Can Damage Fetal Brain Late in Pregnancy: Study

Finding challenges thinking that fetus is only in danger during first trimester healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Avoid Southeast Asia Due to Zika

Meanwhile, French report shows virus can infect sperm healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

DNA-Based Vaccine Guards Against Zika in Monkey Study

Human safety trials are already under way, researchers add healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

More Evidence That Zika Causes Microcephaly

Study of Brazilian newborns spots virus far more frequently in blood tests of babies with the birth defect healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika

Updated guidance provides further protection for U.S. blood supply healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Health Official Warns Zika Could Spread Across U.S. Gulf

Aug 21 (Reuters) – One of the top U.S. public health officials on Sunday warned that the mosquito-borne Zika virus could extend its reach across the U.S. Gulf Coast after officials last week confirmed it as active in the popular tourist destination of Miami Beach. The possibility of transmission in Gulf States such as Louisiana […]

To Fight Zika Beyond Florida We Need Better Sex Education

In light of the recent news that Zika virus could stay in semen for more than six months ― twice as long as scientists previously though the virus could be detected ― it’s time for the United States to ramp up its focus on the major mechanism for Zika virus transmission after mosquitos: sex. “For […]

Twitter Is Dragging Demi Lovato Over Tasteless Zika Joke And You’re Invited [UPDATE]

UPDATE: 2:20 p.m. ― Demi Lovato has responded to her social media critics with a Twitter apology, explaining that her laughter wasn’t directed at her mother’s controversial comments.  “In no way did I mean to offend anyone last night,” she wrote. “I was laughing at how southern my mom sounded, not the issue at hand. Deepest […]

Zika Not Changing Most Americans’ Florida Travel Plans: Poll

Meanwhile, U.S. health officials declare public health emergency in Puerto Rico healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

Discovery might one day lead to a way to prevent the birth defect, scientists say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Tells Congress To ‘Show Up’ In Fight Against Zika

(Reuters) – Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott on Sunday accused the federal government of lagging in providing assistance to combat the spread of the Zika virus in a Miami-area neighborhood, the site of the first U.S. transmission of the virus. Scott was speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press” about the neighborhood of Wynwood, where crews […]

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Approved By FDA To Fight Zika In Florida

The United States has taken another step toward clearing the way for a trial of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida as a way of reducing populations of mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that a field trial testing Intrexon Corp’s genetically engineered mosquitoes would not have […]

Trump Silent On Zika Virus At 2 Florida Campaign Events

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump on Wednesday held two campaign events in Florida, a critical battleground state facing a growing outbreak of the Zika virus. The GOP nominee for president had much to say about the ills he believes are plaguing the country, including illegal immigration, crime and terrorism. He did not, however, address how the […]

Florida Officials Find More Evidence Of Potential Local Zika Spread

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Florida health department said on Wednesday it was investigating another two cases of Zika not related to travel to a place where the virus is being transmitted, raising the possibility of local Zika transmission in the continental United States. The Florida health department said it has identified an […]

Rory McIlroy Pulls Out Of Olympics Over Zika Fears

By Adrian Warner LONDON (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s four-times major winner Rory McIlroy has decided to pull out of the historic golf tournament at the Rio Olympic Games in August because of health fears over the Zika virus. “After speaking with those closest to me, I’ve come to realize that my health and my family’s […]

Couples Living in Zika Areas Should Delay Pregnancy, WHO Advises

Agency acknowledges it’s the only sure way to avoid having babies born with severe brain defect healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

Baby Born With Microcephaly In U.S. To Woman Who Contracted Zika Elsewhere

A woman visiting the U.S. has given birth to a baby with microcephaly after contracting Zika elsewhere, officials said. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. Healthy […]

Doctors Spot New Vision Problems in Babies Struck by Zika

Finding adds to growing understanding of damage virus causes in these infants, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Zika May Be Linked to Autoimmune Brain Disorder, Study Says

Researchers in Brazil detect symptoms similar to multiple sclerosis healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year

Nearly all had a probable link to travel to a Zika-endemic area outside the United States, agency says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

Sexually Transmitted Zika Highlights Brazil’s Rampant Inequality

On Friday, scientists detected Zika virus in both urine and saliva for the first time, classifying the virus in the bodily fluid samples as “active.” That means the fluid samples are capable of transmitting Zika. This finding, coupled with recent reports of a sexually transmitted Zika case in Texas, indicates that sexual contact may become a […]

What The Ebola Crisis Can Teach Us About Responding To The Zika Outbreak

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Georgetown University’s Daniel Lucey and Lawrence Gostin about the global response to the Zika virus. The World Health Organization was widely criticized for delays and mismanagement in its response to the Ebola crisis that ravaged three West […]