Monthly Archives: June 2016

Remembering Family We’ve Lost

Memorial Day has recently passed, which is the day we are supposed to remember the loved ones we’ve lost. I can remember when I was a child, riding in the car with my mom and her mom and dad to the cemetery to put flowers on the graves of people I didn’t know or […]

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FDA clears first test to detect specific genetic markers for certain antibiotic-resistant bacteria directly from clinical specimens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared for marketing the Xpert Carba-R Assay, an infection control aid that tests patient specimens to detect specific genetic markers associated with… …read more

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HIV: What are the Symptoms?

Learn about the signs and symptoms of HIV. This article looks at the symptoms of the HIV and AIDS, and how they change over the different stages. …read more

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Zika virus identified in brain and placenta tissue, strengthening link to birth defects

New research, published in The Lancet, reveals that Zika virus has been detected in the brain tissue of a deceased 2-month-old baby in Brazil who was diagnosed with microcephaly, in the brain… …read more

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Microcephaly screening alone won’t detect all cases of Zika virus in newborns, study suggests

Zika virus infection cannot be accurately diagnosed in newborns solely on the basis of microcephaly screening, according to the largest study of its kind to date published in The Lancet. …read more

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