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Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia 7:20am EDT

BANGKOK Thailand reported on Friday the first confirmed cases in Southeast Asia of microcephaly linked to mosquito-borne Zika, as the World Health Organization urged action against the virus across the region. | Video

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CDC issues Zika travel advisory for 11 Southeast Asian countries

U.S. health officials on Thursday recommended that pregnant women postpone nonessential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries because of the risk of Zika virus infection, which has been shown to cause severe birth defects.

Sep 29 2016
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Study finds Zika infects neural cells related to skull formation

LONDON The Zika virus causing an epidemic in Brazil and spreading through the Americas can infect and alter cells in the human nervous system that are crucial for formation of bones and cartilage in the skull, a study found on Thursday.

Brazil Sep 29 2016
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Alcobra plunges after FDA places hold on ADHD drug

Alcobra Ltd's market value more than halved on Thursday, a day after the company said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had placed a hold on its lead experimental drug.

Sep 29 2016

Child fitness gap linked to income inequality

(Reuters Health) - In a comparison of fitness levels among children in 50 countries, the nations with the biggest internal income disparities tended to have the least fit youth.

Sep 29 2016

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