Infertile Couples Avoid Zika Areas, but Not Sex Infertile Couples Avoid Zika Areas, but Not Sex

Couples who have difficulty having a baby alter their travel plans to avoid areas where the Zika virus is endemic, but do not change their behavior when it comes to conception, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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The Zika virus should remain a concern for some Canadians planning winter vacations in sunny climes, doctors say.
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CONCLUSIONS: The results of the present proof of concept study suggest that NTAP could be a novel method to reduce and/or prevent the formation of peritoneal adhesions after abdominopelvic surgeries. PMID: 30644787 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Investigative Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Invest Surg Source Type: research
Authors: Kalani M, Choopanizadeh M, Rasouli M Abstract Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a life threatening disease in which a variety of cytokines regulating the immune responses can determine its outcome. As based on their region in the gene, some single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) can influence the expression of their corresponding proteins, this study aimed to investigate the association between SNP in the IL-10, IL-12, IFN-γ genes and susceptibility to VL. The study was carried out on 120 patients with VL, 67 patients' families (family group), and 102 healthy individuals with positive leishmanin skin tes...
Source: Pathogens and Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pathog Glob Health Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2019Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 111Author(s): Sevda Güzel, Yusuf Özay, Meltem Kumaş, Coşar Uzun, Ebru Gökalp Özkorkmaz, Zuhal Yıldırım, Mahmut Ülger, Gizem Güler, Ayla Çelik, Yusuf Çamlıca, Ahmet KahramanAbstractDiabetic patients suffer from persistent and non-healing wounds. Salvia species are traditionally used for the treatment of wounds and colds. The aims of the present study were to evaluate the in vivo wound healing potential, in vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities, and total phenolic and flavonoid contents of t...
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This study identifies Wolbachia-mediated downregulation of insulin receptor kinase activity as a mechanism contributing to the blocking of super-infection by arboviruses.Graphical Abstract
Source: Cell Reports - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
This study analyzed FP-related experiences and factors that influenced such discussions from the understudied perspective of AYAs. We also examined how and when AYAs prefer their healthcare providers address fertility.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Source Type: research
This study sought to determine the frequency of filled prescriptions for adolescents prescribed antibiotics for outpatient management of STIs and identify factors associated with prescription filling.
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(Penn State) A cellular protein that interacts with invading viruses appears to help enable the infection process of the Zika virus, according to an international team of researchers who suggest this protein could be a key target in developing new therapies to prevent or treat Zika virus infection.
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Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Source: Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). Published: 8/2018. This two-page infographic discusses the Zika virus, its signs and symptoms, how it is treated, how it can be transmitted, and what emergency nurses should tell their patients about it. It also provides triage tips, and fast facts about the virus. (PDF)
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