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How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital November 19, 2017

Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback? October 25, 2017

Growing resistance to powerful medications cause for concern, review authors say

Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients? October 20, 2017

Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk

FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika October 06, 2017

Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

Zika Vaccine Works in Early Human Trial October 05, 2017

But study was small, more research is needed

Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly October 05, 2017

Interrupting that process could lead to better ways to treat or prevent flu

Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika October 04, 2017

But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

Measles Making a Comeback in the United States October 03, 2017

Though the rate remains low, study shows it doubled between 2001 and 2015

Don't Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections September 26, 2017

Good hygiene can tackle most locker room germs, pediatricians say

Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma September 18, 2017

Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected With Zika September 14, 2017

Impairments range in severity, two studies found

Semen Harbors Wide Range of Viruses September 13, 2017

Researchers find 27 infectious agents, but it remains unknown how many can be transmitted sexually

No Easy Road Back for Ebola Survivors September 07, 2017

Patients need long-term care to manage pain, vision problems, as well as thinking and mobility issues

Could the Zika Virus Help Battle a Deadly Brain Cancer? September 05, 2017

Research is early, but appears promising

White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics September 05, 2017

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System August 21, 2017

Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers report

Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought August 18, 2017

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers August 17, 2017

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

Rotavirus Vaccine Cut Kids' Hospitalization, Medical Costs August 10, 2017

Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

Zika Probably Not Spread Through Saliva: Study August 01, 2017

Research with monkeys suggests virus isn't transmitted through kissing or sharing eating utensils

Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half July 20, 2017

But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says

Impaired Eyesight May Be First Sign of Zika Damage in Babies July 17, 2017

All infants with prenatal exposure to the virus need a vision exam, researchers say

Our Gorilla Cousins Harbor Mono-Like Virus, Too July 14, 2017

Epstein-Barr detected in saliva samples from great apes

Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika July 13, 2017

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Dangerous Viruses June 29, 2017

Medicine worked in lab tests against germs that cause SARS and MERS infections

Bats Harbor Viruses That Could Cause Outbreaks in Humans June 12, 2017

Two of these are linked to past infections with serious respiratory diseases

Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission June 09, 2017

Healthy 'bugs' might alter how the viruses work, researcher says

Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study June 09, 2017

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

1 in 20 Pregnant Women Infected With Zika Have Babies With Birth Defects: CDC June 09, 2017

Report from U.S. territories finds 120 newborns suffered range of devastating developmental problems

Zika's Set to Return to Mainland U.S., But Budget Cuts Threaten Response June 02, 2017

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus

Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways May 24, 2017

Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say

Zika Mosquito Can Transmit Other Viruses, Too May 19, 2017

3-in-1 bite might also spread chikungunya and dengue fever, study says

HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men May 18, 2017

Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

Another Step Toward Ebola Protection May 18, 2017

Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments

Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk May 15, 2017

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

Mosquito-Borne Illnesses May Not Be Limited to Tropics May 12, 2017

Study suggests southern U.S. at greater risk than thought for outbreaks of Zika, dengue and other diseases

New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable: FDA May 11, 2017

Screening for the often-silent disease remains key, especially in baby boomers

Zika Risk May Be Lower Than Thought for Some Pregnant Women May 09, 2017

U.S. study found only 1 of 185 who traveled to active areas tested positive, and baby wasn't infected

Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario May 03, 2017

A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study April 26, 2017

Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter April 18, 2017

Study found sticky coating shielded mice against H1 strain, could lead to new antiviral treatments

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too April 18, 2017

Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

Another Type of Mosquito May Carry Zika April 14, 2017

Genetic fragments, but not live virus, were found; researchers call for more testing of mosquito types

U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say April 07, 2017

They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

A Surprising Culprit Behind Celiac Disease? April 06, 2017

Study suggests harmless viruses may set stage for immune system response to the grain protein gluten

Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia April 04, 2017

Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

Cases of Zika-Linked Birth Defects Dropped in Brazil in 2016 March 29, 2017

The South American country was the epicenter of the mosquito-borne disease a year earlier

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant March 21, 2017

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease March 20, 2017

But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

Chimps Can Get Ebola, Too, But Oral Vaccine May Help March 09, 2017

However, trial was halted due to new animal research laws

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