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Thailand investigates four cases of suspected Zika-linked microcephaly 9:24am BST

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.

Cancer patients may be overly optimistic about early drug trial participation 26 Sep 2016

(Reuters Health) - People with cancer may overestimate the possible benefits to them of participating in an early trial of a new medicine, even after talking with a doctor about what to expect, according to a new study from the U.K.

Why morning sickness may be a good thing 26 Sep 2016

(Reuters Health) - For women with a history of miscarriage, experiencing nausea and vomiting during subsequent pregnancy attempts is linked to higher odds of success, a U.S. study suggests.

Kite immunotherapy drug helps blood cancer patients in study 26 Sep 2016

Kite Pharma Inc on Monday said its experimental CAR T-cell therapy, which helps the immune system fight cancer, was highly effective in treating aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma, although two deaths were related to the drug, according to interim data from a midstage trial.

Child TB deaths set to fall as Kenya launches new drugs 1:18am BST

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More children are likely to survive tuberculosis, the leading infectious disease killer, after Kenya introduces child-friendly medicines on Oct. 1 - the first country in the world to do so.