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Zika Virus

Looking back at 2016
Looking back at 2016Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016.
Zika effects are more than microcephaly (VIDEO)For Contemporary OB/GYN, Dr Bobby Lazzara looks at a recent study published in JAMA Neurology. The study examined children from Brazil who had congenital Zika virus infection and the impact of the disease.
October clinical considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, we examine how to recognize Zika virus, a new therapeutic option for AD, and the concept of field cancerization in treating actinic keratosis.
Are MRI scans safe during pregnancy?A study examines the safety of MRI scans during pregnancy. Plus: Researchers at Florida State University identify several compound that could combat Zika.
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.
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