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Thailand investigates four cases of suspected Zika-linked microcephaly 1:53pm EDT

BANGKOK Thailand is investigating four suspected cases of Zika-related microcephaly in three babies and a 36-week old unborn baby, the public health minister said on Tuesday, in what could be the first cases of Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia.

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How tattoos can help patients with skin grafts and scars

(Reuters Health) - Patients who get tattoos to cover facial skin grafts and scars may feel happier with both their appearance and quality of life, a Dutch study suggests.

5:13pm EDT

Task force advises routine preeclampsia screening in pregnancy

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women should get routine blood pressure checks at every prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, according to new proposed U.S. guidelines aimed at preventing deaths from this complication.

2:44pm EDT

Hollywood portrayals of brain death don't match real life

(Reuters Health) - Portrayals of brain death in film and television are as fictional as the characters, researchers say.

2:22pm EDT
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Sanofi gets $43 million U.S. funding to spur Zika vaccine development

Sanofi SA said on Monday the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) approved $43.18 million in funding to accelerate the development of a Zika vaccine, as efforts to prevent the infection gather momentum.

U.S. 6:23am EDT

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