Monthly Archives: September 2016

Children Who Get Zika After Birth Tend Not to Fall Seriously Ill, Study Finds by CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involving teenagers and toddlers was a rare bright spot in the epidemic.

Published: October 1, 2016 at 12:00AM

from NYT Health http://ift.tt/2dCn5ZU
via IFTTT

C.D.C. Advises Against Travel to Zika-Affected Countries in Southeast Asia by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

The warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cited 11 countries and was not as urgent as those issued earlier this year regarding Latin America and the Caribbean.

Published: September 30, 2016 at 12:00AM

from NYT Health http://ift.tt/2dvp16v
via IFTTT

High Blood Pressure May Limit Children’s Cognitive Skills, Study Suggests by CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS


By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS

While not conclusive, the research added to a growing body of evidence indicating that hypertension may reduce children’s ability to remember, pay attention and organize facts.

Published: September 29, 2016 at 12:00AM

from NYT Health http://ift.tt/2dF8PyK
via IFTTT