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Infectious Diseases - Zika in the News
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News-Medical.net
Time spent outdoors impacts risk for contracting Zika virus... When Zika first buzzed into the continental United States during the ... people spend outdoors impacts their risk for contracting the Zika virus. Most U.S. Zika infections happen outdoors... group, the findings revealed, were most at risk for Zika infection. That's because, in the U.S. most Zika infections are contracted by people outdoors.
Infections (6), Communicable Diseases (1)
Health Imaging
Military scientists use PET/CT to shed longitudinal light on Zika... radiotracer 18F-DPA-714 to find and longitudinally track brain inflammation in mice infected with the Zika virus... This finding was concurrent with increasing levels of Zika in the mouse brains on histological evaluation across the same time window.
Infectious Diseases (1)
Infections (2), Communicable Diseases (1), Encephalitis (1)
3. For Ob-Gyns, Zika is Still News  
Date: 09/18/2017 10:57
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
... track the virus through tools like the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry, deepen our understanding of its impact on pregnant women and fetuses, simplify and improve Zika virus testing and develop an effective vaccine ... To access ACOG’s Zika resources, visit https://www.acog.org/About-ACOG/ACOG-Departments/Zika-Virus ...
Women's Health (2), Vaccines (1)
Congenital Abnormalities (2), Infections (1)
MedPageToday.com
Morning Break: Insurers and Opioid Crisis; Zika Vaccine... Seth Berkley asks: "Is there a future for a Zika vaccine. STAT. Kevin Pho, MD, tells you what to do next when an insurer denies a test for your patient. KevinMD. Anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. claims to have new evidence undermining 15-year-old research showing no connection between the ...
Vaccines (4), Neuroscience (1), Infectious Diseases (1)
Hepatitis A (1), Autistic Disorder (1)
MedPageToday.com
This Week in Zika: Outdoor Time Linked to Faster Spread of Zika. Fewer people would be infected by Zika in a population where a small proportion spent a ... New Vaccine Target May Have Potential to Prevent Zika... a vaccine to help prevent infection by flaviviruses, including Zika... within viruses, including hepatitis C and flaviviruses such as Zika.
Vaccines (3), Infectious Diseases (2)
Hepatitis C (2), Infections (1)
CBC News Canada
Google's plan to eliminate Zika-carrying mosquitoes: more mosquitoes... aegypti, the main mosquito behind the spread of the Zika virus, a disease associated with microcephaly in infants... She needn't worry too much about Zika, not yet... experts warn that ignoring the mosquitoes that can transmit Zika would be a big mistake, because Aedes aegypti is ...
Microcephaly (1), Dengue (1), Yellow Fever (1)
MedPageToday.com
Morning Break: From Irma to Zika; Saturated Hep C Market; Latest 9/11 Victims... Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) told federal officials to prepare for a surge in new homegrown Zika cases, reminding them that water left standing after big storms -- like the one battering his state the past few ...
Infectious Diseases (3), Immune System Diseases (1), Vaccines (1)
Multiple Sclerosis (1), Herpes Zoster (1), Hepatitis C (1)
MedPageToday.com
... in the Journal of Experimental Medicine found that when Zika was injected into both patient-derived glioblastoma stem cells and those grown from organoids, Zika targeted and killed the glioblastoma stem cells relative to ... The investigators then injected Zika or placebo into the brains of mice with glioblastoma, and found that mice who received Zika versus placebo had tumors that were significantly smaller and ...
Oncology (5), Stem Cell Research (4)
Glioblastoma (6), Neoplasms (4), Brain Neoplasms (2)
Healthline News
Researchers Hope Zika Virus Can Treat Deadly Brain Cancer. Researchers have discovered that the Zika virus can kill tumor cells from glioblastoma cancers... The Zika virus is known to attack the developing brain of ... The Zika virus swept through the Western hemisphere last year infecting ... thousands of infants being born with the birth defect microcephaly.
Oncology (13), Stem Cell Research (4)
Neoplasms (22), Glioblastoma (11), Brain Neoplasms (5)
CNN (United States)
Government funding cuts end Sanofi's work on Zika vaccine... goals and deliverables" based on its review of all Zika-related projects after a decline in new infections... She added that there are approximately 32 Zika vaccines in early development around the world... sure and has never mentioned an exact number of Zika vaccine candidates "in play," but he said authors of ...
Vaccines (18), Infectious Diseases (2)
Allergy (2), Infections (2), Communicable Diseases (2)
11. Could Zika virus help battle deadly brain cancer?  
Date: 09/06/2017 13:20
CBS News
Could Zika virus help battle deadly brain cancer. The Zika virus is well known for causing devastating... towards the development of safe and effective strains of Zika virus that could become important tools in neuro-oncology ... Zika virus disrupts brain development in fetuses, targeting brain stem ... We hypothesized that the preference of Zika virus for [developing cells in the brain] could be ...
Oncology (7), Stem Cell Research (6)
Glioblastoma (6), Neoplasms (6), Brain Neoplasms (5)
Nature
North Korea's nuclear test, cash for Italy's scientists and Zika-vaccine pause : Nature News & Comment... Zika vaccine pulled French drugmaker Sanofi is halting development of a vaccine against the Zika virus, it announced on 1 September ... As a result, Zika-vaccine development will be “indefinitely paused”, Sanofi says... drugmaker Takeda and US start-up Moderna, to commercialize Zika vaccines, but a fall in cases of the virus ...
Vaccines (7), Oncology (2), Neuroscience (1)
Neoplasms (2)
News-Medical.net
When a fetus gets infected with the Zika virus as a result of its mother’s infection, the ... of the baby leading to abnormally small heads or microcephaly and severe mental retardation... babies may be born with abnormally small heads called microcephaly and severe mental retardation... a twenty times rise in the babies born with microcephaly.
Oncology (5), Stem Cell Research (2), Infectious Diseases (1)
Glioblastoma (14), Infections (8), Brain Neoplasms (4)
FiercePharma
Sanofi pulls out of Zika vaccine collaboration as feds gut its R&D contract... up with the U.S. Army to develop a Zika vaccine... further develop or license the U.S. Army’s promising Zika candidate, the company said Friday... The partners blamed Zika's "evolving epidemiology" for the change; after an explosive early ...
Vaccines (14)
15. Using Zika virus to attack glioblastoma  
Date: 08/31/2017 12:36
FierceMedicalDevices
Using Zika virus to attack glioblastoma. Most research efforts aimed at Zika virus seek to kill the pathogen, which is known ... of California at San Diego are turning the anti-Zika pursuit on its head, finding a potentially useful role ... Zika interferes with fetal brain development by targeting neural stem ...
Oncology (8), Stem Cell Research (4), Infectious Diseases (1)
Neoplasms (8), Glioblastoma (6), Brain Neoplasms (3)
MedPageToday.com
Specific proteins in the saliva of Zika-positive mothers and infants born both with and without microcephaly may help aid in the development of diagnostics to ... of a 25-year-old pregnant mother infected with Zika, and her 3-month-old twins -- one with microcephaly and one who did not have microcephaly ...
Microcephaly (4), Infections (2)