Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Some veterans at higher risk of Zika complications

Zika virus (ZIKV) has affected roughly half a million people in the Western hemisphere in recent years, including US veterans. Older veterans and those with comorbidities are at an increased risk of hospitalizations and neurological ...

Neuroscience

Diverse neurological effects linked to anti-PD-1 therapy

(HealthDay)—Neurological complications associated with anti-programmed death 1 (PD-1) antibody treatment have a diverse phenotype, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in JAMA Neurology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acute Zika virus infection associated with sensory polyneuropathy

A group of researchers from Honduras, Venezuela and the USA has described the first case of sensory polyneuropathy associated with acute Zika virus infection. The scientific paper was published in the Journal of the Neurological ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe needs to be prepared for Zika virus epidemic, experts say

The Zika epidemic has long assumed global proportions, experts told the Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Copenhagen. Europe needs to get prepared to deal with the relentless spread of the health threat, in ...

Neuroscience

Neurological complications of Zika virus

A review article published online by JAMA Neurology details what is currently known about Zika virus (ZIKV), its neurological complications and its impact on global human health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO declares global emergency over Zika virus spread

The World Health Organization declared a global emergency over the explosive spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in the Americas, calling it an "extraordinary event" that poses a public health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What we know: WHO declares global emergency over Zika virus

The World Health Organization has declared a global emergency over the rapidly spreading Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in the Americas, saying it is an "extraordinary event" that poses a threat to the ...

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