The monkeypox outbreak needs to be taken more seriously, according to top White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci.
- Foster's Daily Democrat
Dr. David Itkin, a Seacoast area infectious disease expert, said having certain people appear to be immune to a particular virus is not new.
Langya virus, or Langya henipavirus, has been identified in China—the potentially deadly virus spreads from animals to humans. Here, find symptoms and treatments.
As the virus known as monkeypox continues to spread across the nation, experts are advising Americans how to stay safe. […] The post Studies show monkeypox transmitted three ways. Experts rate risk levels as high, medium, lower appeared first on TheGrio.
- The Telegraph
Half of people with possible cancer symptoms do not contact their GPs for six months, according to a survey.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Some people have said they have COVID-19 symptoms but test negative on rapid antigen tests. This may happen when it’s still early in the infection period and there’s not enough virus present. This may also start to happen when variants mutate. The FDA recommends following up with a PCR test if…
- Good Morning America
Being aware of the monkeypox outbreak spreading across the U.S., Todd said he did a Google search of what monkeypox rashes look like and "one of the images looked exactly like my blemish." Tecovirimat, known as TPOXX, which is a two-week course of pills, can be considered for people at high risk of severe illness, such as those with weakened immune systems.
Face masks are back for visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park buildings, and research finds low levels of stress hormone are a predictor of long COVID
Face masks will once again be required for visitors inside all Great Smoky Mountains National Park buildings due to the high transmission of COVID cases in Tennessee.
- The Telegraph
Listening to the radio is better at warding off dementia than exercise, a new study suggests.
As Bill Gates warns the return of polio to New York is a ‘threat to us all,’ London finds it in the city’s wastewater
Polio was completely gone from the U.S. for 10 years before it was found last month. Now a vaccine-derived strain is in London and it's "beyond a close network of a few individuals."
- Travel Noire
Health officials are investigating a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the northern California county of Napa. The Legionella bacteria was detected in the cooling tower of the Embassy Suites Napa Valley in the city. According to California health officials, at least one person died and 11 others are sick.
When my son was born with major brain damage, I was stunned to learn this happened because of a common virus
The author shares that when her son was 1 week old, doctors discovered that he had a rare condition caused by a virus she caught when pregnant.
- The Telegraph
Until the arrival of vaccines, polio was one of the most feared diseases, with hundreds of thousands of children paralysed globally every year.
Consider your age, your health, and your life's goals when it comes to certain drugs and procedures, and ask your doctor why these tests are being ordered
- Eating Well
You only need one pot or pan for these casserole recipes, making dinner both easy and tasty. These healthy dishes are high in fiber and lower in calories, so they are a great choice to help you feel full and nourished while also supporting weight loss, if that is your goal. Recipes like our Eggplant Tortilla Casserole and Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese are nutritious and delicious options that are perfect for any night of the week.
- National Review
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Tuesday suggested it is “inexplicable” that some Americans view mandatory mask-wearing as a violation of their freedom, according to a new report.
- LA Times
Monkeypox cases are rising exponentially, dimming hopes that officials can quickly gain control of the virus that has the potential to establish a lasting foothold.
Women who consume cured meats and other preserved foods are more likely to develop breast cancer, a new study from local researchers in Hong Kong suggests. The study, published in Cancer Prevention Research on Aug. 1, looked into how preserved foods that may contain nitrate and nitrite might increase the risk of developing breast cancer. The research involved 1,307 women with breast cancer and 1,050 age-matched controls without cancer, all of whom were from Hong Kong.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The monkeypox virus can stay on clothes and objects for up to 15 days. Here’s what to know about disinfecting clothes and other household items.
- Eating Well
Carbs are a key component of a healthy diet, but for those days when you want to scale back a little and focus more on veggies and proteins, these easy 30-minute dinners that follow the principles of the Mediterranean diet are delicious options. These recipes are lower in carbs without totally eliminating them, with 15 grams of carbohydrates or less per serving, and incorporate plenty of veggies, lean proteins and healthy fats. Research shows the Mediterranean diet can do everything from improving heart health to reducing risk of depression, and with delicious recipes like our Chicken Cutlets with Roasted Red Pepper & Arugula Relish and Pesto Salmon, it's an easy eating pattern to follow.
- KGO – San Francisco
One person is dead and three other people are injured in a shooting that happened after a fight broke out at a gym in the East Bay, police confirmed.