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Zika virus infection: Malaysia confirms first case in pregnant woman

Zika virus infection: Malaysia confirms first case in pregnant woman

The 27-year-old woman lives in the southern city of Johor Bahru, next to Singapore and she's around three months pregnant with her first child, according to Sathasivam. "Taking into account the proximity to Singapore, we have projected the likelihood of increasing cases in Johor Baru". Studies have shown that Zika infections in pregnant women cause microcephaly, a severe birth defect in which the head and brain are undersized, as well as other brain abnormalities.


Frenchwoman who received world's 1st face transplant dies

Frenchwoman who received world's 1st face transplant dies

A year later, doctors said she was gaining more and more sensitivity and facial mobility, and she got herself a new dog. During the dog attack in 2005, Dinoire had her nose, chin and lips mauled. The medical marvel created a wave of controversy at the time, with some questioning the ethics of transplanting a face before attempting reconstructive surgery.


Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day

Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day

Around 17 percent said they were undecided between these two options. Clinton, at the moment, has a clear - although slightly shrinking - lead over Trump in key swing state and national polling. "There are methodologies by which we can do it". I donĀ¹t agree with Trump on everything. Republicans don't want to be blamed for prematurely giving up on Donald Trump, the party's presidential nominee, for fear of alienating his supporters.



FDA bans antiseptic chemicals from soaps, cites no evidence

She said that, "some data suggests that antibacterial ingredients may do more harm than good over the long-term". The antibacterial market may take a big hit given that the "vast majority" of some 2,000-plus antibacterial products contain at least one of the banned ingredients, according to FDA Director Theresa Michele .



Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company

While she praised pharmaceutical companies for "giving us revolutionary treatments", she added, "I$3 t's wrong when drug companies put profits ahead of patients, raising prices without justifying the value behind them". Senators Susan Collins and Claire McCaskill, respectively the Republican chairman and Democrat top representative on the Senate Aging Committee are seeking an explanation from Mylan for the boost in pricing.