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Zika Virus

When to consider a Zika diagnosisAs Zika spreads and proliferates in the U.S., dermatologists need to familiarize themselves with population risk factors and techniques to diagnose and treat this disease
8 Zika virus facts and tipsAs news continues to come in about the effects of the Zika virus, more patients are going to be coming to you for answers and help. Here are 8 facts and tips to help you.
Is Zika linked to another birth defect?A retrospective case study in Brazil examines whether the Zika virus has ties to a birth defect other than microcephaly. Also, the USPSTF issues recommendations on screening for genital herpes. Plus: Does soy reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease in women with PCOS?
Latest on a Zika virus vaccine (VIDEO)For Contemporary OB/GYN, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses the promising results from the Zika virus vaccine research being performed by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School.
Does ospemifene increase vasomotor symptoms?A study examines if ospemifene is linked to increased hot flashes. Plus: Do certain cerclage sutures increase the risk of preterm birth? Also, do pregnancy delays actually decrease the risk of microcephaly as a result of congenital Zika infection?
Zika: A report from the front linesIn Florida, the public is worried and the news keeps getting worse.
Three ways digital tools are helping fight ZikaFor healthcare organizations, now is the time to help address Zika fears by utilizing digital tools.
Zika infection in pregnancy
Zika infection in pregnancyPregnant women are worried, and their concern is warranted. Here is what we know now and what’s being done about this health crisis.
Clinical pearls for treating uveitisUveitis presents particular problems for ophthalmologists. Inflammation inside the eye can occur from so many causes that the diagnosis often requires painstaking, time-consuming investigation. As researchers have learned more about the disease, the possible etiologies and treatments have multiplied.
Zika screening: Is looking for microcephaly enough?A look at Brazilian Zika virus cases indicates that looking for just microcephaly may cause doctors to miss cases of congenital Zika virus infection. Plus: Why do women fare worse following cardiac arrest than their male counterparts?

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