Progress in Protecting Fetuses From Zika

Progress in Protecting Fetuses From Zika

For the past 18 months, pregnant women have lived in fear as Zika, a virus they had never heard of, spread throughout much of the world leaving behind thousands of babies born with underdeveloped brains and other birth defects. Medical researchers are aggressively trying to develop a vaccine or treatment that is effective in stopping […]

20,000 Zika Deformed Babies in U.S.?

20,000 Zika Deformed Babies in U.S.?

Estimates are that more than 20,000 babies will be born in the U.S. with deformed heads and health issues because of the Zika virus in the next few years. Yes, a Wall Street Journal piece extrapolated that unfortunately realistic number. The Journal piece based the estimate on how many children are typically born in areas […]

Unraveling Mystery of Zika Twins

Unraveling Mystery of Zika Twins

  Scientists working on unraveling the mystery of the Zika virus and the epidemic in Latin America that has resulted the birth of thousands of babies with birth defects, but surprisingly some sets of twins that had differing results. The researchers are hoping to learn more about the virus and its effect on genes, particularly […]

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