Small Doses: The Weekly News You Need to Know Small doses is a weekly slideshow of the news you may have missed, made just for you and your busy lifestyle. Zika virus, Chikungunya, Syphilis infections increase in newborns January 28, 2016 By Cheryl Guttman Mosquito-born virus, Zika, is expected to find its way to the United States. The result of infection can be devastating for pregnant women. Other viral infections being seen more commonly in infants are Chikungunya and syphilis. Learn more Researchers explore promise of gene therapy December 08, 2015 By Bryant Furlow Scientists explore innovative delivery systems that might one day treat hemophilia and other blood diseases AAN issues brief on Hepatitis C The American Academy of Nursing recently issued the brief, Hepatitis C Screening and Testing: A Call for a National Response, which identifies barriers and solutions to hepatitis prevention. Virus targets melanoma in mice June 17, 2013 By Staff Reports A virus injected into mice with melanoma proved effective for prompting an immune system response that killed the virus and the tumor, a recent study demonstrated.