Portable Zika Test Shows Promise in Monkeys
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A fast, inexpensive test
that detects the Zika virus in monkeys might be useful for doctors
working far from hospitals, researchers say.
HIV Decline Falls Short of U.S. 5-Year Goal
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although HIV infection
and transmission rates in the United States declined over the past
five years, they fell short of White House targets, a new study
Zika Destroys Fetal Brain Cells, Lab Study Finds
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The terrible birth
defects caused by Zika virus appear to be the result of an immune
system response that triggers prenatal brain cell suicide and
obstructs fetal brain development, a new lab study reports.
Babies Not Natural Mimics
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Babies aren't born with
the ability to imitate, according to a new study that challenges
previous research and beliefs.
Harsh Parenting May Harm a Child's Physical Health
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Harsh parenting may
leave more than psychological scars, it might also leave lasting
physical problems -- such as obesity -- even into young adulthood,
new research suggests.
Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease
THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change may boost rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys, researchers report.