Colombia says two cases of microcephaly linked to Zika virus

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s health ministry said on Thursday it had confirmed two cases of the rare birth defect microcephaly are connected to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, after the disease was linked to more than a thousand confirmed cases of microcephaly in Brazil. Reuters: Health News

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Device harnessing thoughts allows quadriplegic to use his hands

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Ohio man paralyzed in an accident while diving in waves can now pick up a bottle or play the video game Guitar Hero thanks to a small computer chip in his brain that lets his mind guide his hands and fingers, bypassing his damaged spinal cord. Reuters: Health News

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