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The Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed one additional case of Zika on St. Croix, bringing the total to 14 cases. This is not unexpected, and the Department of Health expects that there will...

Women who stayed on a low fat diet for approximately eight years reduced their risk of death from invasive breast cancers and improved their survival rates when compared with women who had not followed...

How does a formerly innocuous and obscure virus like Zika transform itself into a feared pathogen inflicting a devastating impact on global health? A new UCLA study suggests that the virus possesses the...

Impax Laboratories, Inc. announced earlier this week that EMVERM (mebendazole) 100 mg chewable tablets are now available for healthcare providers to prescribe to patients in the United States. EMVERM...

Manitoba health officials identified the first two confirmed cases of Zika virus infection in the province.  Both individuals recently travelled to an area affected by the current outbreak. The current...

The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM) has developed a test that can confirm an infection with the Zika virus even after the acute infection phase. A correct diagnosis is especially important...

Long associated with liver cancer and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a study from The University of TexasMD Anderson Cancer Center reveals for the first time that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with...

Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have concluded, after careful review of existing evidence, that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects....

One of the country’s most endangered mammals stands to benefit from two proposed actions announced this week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service). The Service has conducted Environmental...

On 5 April 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of Viet Nam notified WHO of 2 confirmed cases of locally-acquired Zika virus infection. The first case, a resident of Nha Trang, Viet Nam, had onset of fever,...