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Research on link between Zika and birth defects expected by…

BRASILIA/GENEVA, (REUTERS): Two US-Brazilian studies will have initial results by May on whether the Zika virus spreading through the Americas

FDA recommends ban on blood collections from Zika-affected areas

WASHINGTON, (REUTERS): The US Food and Drug Administration recommended on Tuesday that blood should no longer be collected from regions

Two die, 18 fallen ill due to diarrhea

DAILEKH: Two children died and sixteen others have been taken ill due to diarrhea in the district. The deceased are

Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune…

CHICAGO, (REUTERS): The Zika virus may be particularly adept at entrenching itself in parts of the body that are shielded

Supa Net distributed in Banke

NEPALGUNJ: The locals of 15 different VDCs in Banke district that are at high risk of malaria disease have been

IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fears

LONDON, (AP): Seeking to calm fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director tells The Associated Press that “everything

WHO advises women on Zika protection but no travel advisories

GENEVA-LONDON, (REUTERS): The World Health Organisation advised women on Wednesday on how to protect themselves from Zika, particularly if pregnant,

Zika found in saliva,urine in Brazil; US offers sex advice

RIO DE JANEIRO, (REUTERS): Authorities in Brazil said on Friday Zika has been detected in patients’ saliva and urine, adding

Brazil finds Zika in saliva, urine; expert warns against kissing

RIO DE JANEIRO, (REUTERS): Scientists identified the Zika virus in the saliva and urine of two infected patients, a top

Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas, CDC confirms

By Sandee LaMotte, (CNN): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday updated its Zika virus guidance for pregnant

Africa, Asia vulnerable to spread of Zika virus: WHO

(REUTERS): The Zika virus linked to a microcephaly outbreak in Latin America could spread to Africa and Asia, with the

UNFPA report stresses on access, quality of sexual and reproductive…

KATHMANDU: A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has revealed that many young people between 15 and

WHO says extremely alarmed by Zika, could reach 4 million…

GENEVA, (REUTERS): The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas, to affect between

Global health body under pressure to stop Zika virus

BY JULIE STEENHUYSEN AND STEPHANIE NEBEHAY, CHICAGO/GENEVA, (REUTERS): The World Health Organization will hold a special session on Thursday on

Danish hospital says case of Zika virus discovered

HELSINKI, (AP): A Danish tourist has been infected by the Zika virus after visiting southern and central America, Danish hospital

Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study Finds

By Kathleen Doheny, (HealthDay News): Women diagnosed with breast cancer who continue to smoke cigarettes are less likely to survive

Algae Bloom Toxin May Up Risk of Alzheimer’s, Other Brain…

Scientists have long been trying to find what actually cause Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and don’t yet have clearer understanding about

Sexually active U.S. teens, young adults not getting HIV tests

BY LISA RAPAPORT, (Reuters): Most U.S. high school students and young adults who have sex don’t get HIV tests, according

Drug trial participant brain dead, 5 others hospitalized in France

By Jen Christensen,(CNN): One person has been declared brain dead and five others are hospitalized in France after they participated

‘Drinking any alcohol regularly is risky’

LONDON, (AP): British health officials say that drinking any alcohol regularly increases the risk of cancer, in tough new guidelines