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Concerns over Zika virus growing rapidly

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued additional travel warnings for pregnant women as the Zika virus outbreak continues. Initially, the CDC listed 14 countries, but they just added eight more countries in South America, the Caribbean and Polynesia....

source: By Joan Spitrey
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Type 2 diabetes may raise the risk of hearing loss, say researchers who recommend hearing tests for patients with the blood sugar disease. The researchers reviewed prior studies examining the link between diabetes and hearing loss. However, further research is needed to...

source: HealthDay News

An inhaler combining a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) with a long-acting beta 2-agonist (LABA) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),...

source: MedPage Today

A recent cancer diagnosis was associated with increased risk for some mental health disorders and increased use of psychiatric medications, according to a new study published online by JAMA Oncology that used data from Swedish...

source: Medical News Today

The chronic skin disease psoriasis may be linked to excess weight and type 2 diabetes, results of a new study suggest. Danish researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes had more than 50 percent greater odds of having psoriasis compared to people without diabetes. The...

source: HealthDay News

The first commercial test for Zika virus has received emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. According to the test's developers, Quest Diagnostics, the newly approved diagnostic tool will become available to clinicians in the United States...

source: CNN

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