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  • What happens when you become pregnant in the Pacific 22 Aug 2017 15:33 SF Gate Photo: Lila Shaked, Latitude 38 Lila Shaked became pregnant while traveling across the Pacific with her partner, Chris Jahn.  Lila Shaked became pregnant while traveling across the Pacific with her partner, Chris Jahn.  Photo: Lila Shaked, Latitude 38 …
  • End of Polio, Ebola Pandemics: Scientists Close to Creating Breakthrough Vaccine 22 Aug 2017 15:16 RIA Novosti Life 18:02 22.08.2017(updated 18:14 22.08.2017) Get short URL One of the scientists behind the research that might help to defeat Zika, Ebola and polio revealed to Sputnik details about a new breakthrough vaccine. Scientists have started using plants to  …
  • Is Cerus's Intercept A Pick-6? 22 Aug 2017 14:43 Seeking Alpha Cerus Corporation (CERS) is a $271 million market cap company focused on blood transfusion products. The company has viable products and anticipates it's increasing sales of platelet products is removing some previous sales ramp uncertainty. By …
  • Zika suppresses immune system during pregnancy to harm baby, report researchers 22 Aug 2017 13:27 News-Medical.net Scientists from the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant woman’s immune system so that the virus can spread and increase the chance of harming an unborn baby. The virus, which leads to …
  • Florida adds 14 Zika cases in week 22 Aug 2017 12:41 WJXT The number of Zika cases reported in 2017 in Florida jumped about 10 percent during the past week, with the total reaching 151, according to information posted Monday on the state Department of Health website. Florida added 14 cases during the week after …
  • CEO: Men build tech to 'replace their mothers' 22 Aug 2017 08:10 Mace and Crown "I think that this is an opportunity we have to give every single one of our children," Saujani says in a new episode of CNN's Boss Files with Poppy Harlow. "I think the problem is right now, culturally, images that we see are very male …
  • Businessman goes from Zika virus to Rocky courtroom 22 Aug 2017 07:11 Rockhampton Morning Bulletin 3.45PM: THE man who strangled his former lover during an argument in a Rockhampton hotel has today walked from court after months behind bars. After serving 175 days pre-sentence custody, Judge Michael Burnett released Bernard Francis Gribble on immediate …
  • PPEP, founded with $19,000 grant, grows into global program 22 Aug 2017 04:56 Tucson.com In 1967, with a $19,000 grant through the Tucson Committee for Economic Opportunity, a bus nicknamed “La Tortuga” and a vision to improve the quality of rural life, John David Arnold founded Portable Practical Educational Preparation Inc. Fast forward 50 …
  • Cameron County health officials reach out to meet Zika challenge 22 Aug 2017 03:34 Brownsville Herald FYI BROWNSVILLE is a project by The Brownsville Herald that each Tuesday examines our city through a variety of topics, including entertainment, government, health, trade, transportation, retail and finance. The project culminates in an annual special …
  • Planned Parenthood taking Zika message door to door 22 Aug 2017 03:34 Brownsville Herald Planned Parenthood has been going door-to-door in Brownsville neighborhoods in an effort to provide people with information about Zika prevention. The goal, according to Mara Posada, Planned Parenthood director of communications, is to educate residents …
  • Study offers new, quicker way to test for Zika virus 22 Aug 2017 03:02 News-Medical.net August 21, 2017 For the first time, researchers are using proteomics to examine proteins and peptides in saliva in order to accurately detect exposure to Zika virus. With 70 countries and territories reporting evidence of mosquito-borne Zika virus …
  • Rocky businessman strangles woman after meeting breaks down 22 Aug 2017 02:20 Rockhampton Morning Bulletin 12PM: WHAT started as a business meeting escalated to an almost fatal encounter at a Depot Hill hotel. There had been rising tensions between Bernard Francis Gribble and his former partner over the financial arrangements for the Fitzroy Hotel, which they …
  • Is this the Supermarket X selling Hep E pork? Huge UK chain speaks out over virus sausages 22 Aug 2017 01:34 Daily Star Public Health England has issued a warning finding a number of people who caught the disease had eaten sausages. The HEV G3-2 strain of Hepatitis E can cause cirrhosis of the liver and brain damage – both of which can be deadly. It has now been traced …
  • Invasive mosquito found in Toledo, could be potential carrier of Zika Virus 22 Aug 2017 01:24 WTOL.com TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - The Toledo Area Sanitary District discovered a breeding population of Asian Tiger Mosquitoes, or Aedes albopictus. The mosquitoes were found in the area of Dorr Street and Westwood on August 18. Asian Tiger mosquitoes are typically …
  • Girls Who Code founder: Men build tech to replace their moms 21 Aug 2017 23:21 Digital Burg "I think that this is an opportunity we have to give every single one of our children," Saujani says in a new episode of CNN's Boss Files with Poppy Harlow. "I think the problem is right now, culturally, images that we see are very male …
  • Zika virus may harm baby by stifling pregnant women’s weakened immune system 21 Aug 2017 22:29 HealthCanal.com The Zika virus, linked to congenital birth defects and miscarriages, suppresses a pregnant woman’s immune system, enabling the virus to spread and increasing the chances an unborn baby will be harmed, a Keck School of Medicine of USC study finds. The …
  • Postnatal identification of Zika virus peptides from saliva 21 Aug 2017 22:15 Medical Xpress Transmission electron microscope image of negative-stained, Fortaleza-strain Zika virus (red), isolated from a microcephaly case in Brazil. The virus is associated with cellular membranes in the center. Credit: NIAID For the first time, researchers are …
  • World’s least-visited countries revealed, from hidden Caribbean islands to little-known ancient realms 21 Aug 2017 19:08 Tert It's every traveller's dream - a corner of the planet still unburdened by tourists. And apparently, such places do exist. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation's 2017 report, only 1,000 people ventured to the South Pacific …
  • Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System 21 Aug 2017 18:33 Pharmaceutical News MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2017 -- The Zika virus thrives in pregnant women by suppressing their already dampened immune systems and running roughshod over their body's natural defenses, which allows the virus to directly attack the fetus, a new study reports. …
  • Zika virus suppresses a pregnant woman's immune system  21 Aug 2017 18:20 Mail on Sunday Last year's Zika virus outbreak in South America led to babies being born with birth defects such as microcephaly - a condition which leads to an abnormally small head.  Now, researchers discovered that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant …