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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
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

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Authors: Mu R, Yang Y Abstract An SEIR type of compartmental model with nonlinear incidence and recovery rates was formulated to study the combined impacts of psychological effect and available resources of public health system especially the number of hospital beds on the transmission and control of A(H7N9) virus. Global stability of the disease-free and endemic equilibria is determined by the basic reproduction number as a threshold parameter and is obtained by constructing Lyapunov function and second additive compound matrix. The results obtained reveal that psychological effect and available resources do not c...
Source: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine - Category: Statistics Tags: Comput Math Methods Med Source Type: research
Malaria has plagued humanity for thousands of years. Caused by a tiny parasite transported from person to person by a certain kind of mosquito, the disease poses a risk to nearly half the world’s population. The WHO attempted to eradicate malaria in the 1960s and while it succeeded in ridding many countries of the disease, it fell short of the goal due to growing drug resistance and by failing to focus enough attention on Africa. Every year on World Malaria Day, April 25, the malaria community celebrates progress made to date and focuses on the challenges ahead. This year is especially exciting as just this past Fri...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria World Malaria Day Source Type: news
A patient sent me this emailI had Laparoscopy 4 months back, was diagnosed with TB PCR, and now I am 5 Weeks Pregnant. My concern is should I continue the medicines prescribed by the doctor? will it cause any birth defect in the baby if i consume the medication like cleft lip ? or will I lose the pregnancy if i don't have the medicines, please advise.These TB PCR tests are very unreliable ! They are plagued by the problem on false positives - read more about this at http://blog.drmalpani.com/2015/03/laboratory-tb-versus-genital-tb.htmlSadly, most gynecologists are routinely treating all their infertile patients with anti-T...
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2018 Source:Progress in Retinal and Eye Research Author(s): João Rafael de Oliveira Dias, Camila V. Ventura, Bruno de Paula Freitas, Juliana Prazeres, Liana O. Ventura, Vasco Bravo-Filho, Tomas Aleman, Albert Icksang Ko, Andréa Zin, Rubens Belfort, Mauricio Maia Zika virus (ZIKV) is an arbovirus mainly transmitted to humans by mosquitoes from Aedes genus. Other ways of transmission include the perinatal and sexual routes, blood transfusion, and laboratory exposure. Although the first human cases were registered in 1952 in African countries, outbreaks were only repo...
Source: Progress in Retinal and Eye Research - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Biallelic PADI6 variants linking infertility, miscarriages, and hydatidiform moles, Published online: 25 April 2018; doi:10.1038/s41431-018-0141-3Biallelic PADI6 variants linking infertility, miscarriages, and hydatidiform moles
Source: European Journal of Human Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Source Type: research
We examined the effects of a scaled-up programme of this strategy in four townships of eastern Myanmar on the incidence of P falciparum malaria. Methods The programme was implemented in the four townships of Myawaddy, Kawkareik, Hlaingbwe, and Hpapun in Kayin state, Myanmar. Increased access to early diagnosis and treatment of malaria was provided to all villages through community-based malaria posts equipped with rapid diagnostic tests, and treatment with artemether–lumefantrine plus single low-dose primaquine. Villages were identified as malarial hotspots (operationally defined as >40% malaria, of which 20% was ...
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Dr. Giuliano Testa, a transplant surgeon at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas who led the medical team that performed the first successful uterus transplants in the United States, said Tuesday that he hopes “what we are doing is going to shed light on infertility for women.” “I personally never knew it was such a widespread issue,” Testa said at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday. “We should be thinking about it not just as a birth, but a wellbeing issue.” Testa attended the TIME 100 Gala after being named by TIME magazine as one of the most influential people in the world for his rol...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized onetime T1002018 Source Type: news
Conclusion: Follicular thyroid cancer was the second common thyroid malignancy (35.0%) with a gradual rise in trend over the study period and male-female ratio of 1.5 : 1. Large anterior neck swelling was the commonest clinical presentation of FTC. PMID: 29682275 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Thyroid Research - Category: Endocrinology Tags: J Thyroid Res Source Type: research
A study from Pennsylvania State University has revealed that zinc deficiencies, which affect 80 percent of women, can cause infertility by inhibiting the development of eggs.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Condition:   Infertility, Female Interventions:   Biological: Follitrope PFS;   Biological: Gonal-f pen Sponsors:   Hangzhou YuYuan Bioscience Technology Co., Ltd.;   LG Chem Completed
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