An invasive species of mosquito known to be able to transmit several viruses has been found in Granite Bay.
A graphic photo shows a severe monkeypox patient's crusted, discolored nose, taken days after a red pimple was misdiagnosed as sunburn
The unnamed man in his forties had a weakened immune system from an undiagnosed and untreated HIV infection that had progressed to AIDS.
A man who hadn't had sex in months caught monkeypox after going to a crowded outdoor event. Experts say being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.
The man danced close to people who were wearing sleeveless tops and shorts for a few hours at a time at the event.
Yes, there are more infectious diseases popping up these days — experts say there are 7 clear reasons why
Polio, monkeypox, inexplicable liver damage in kids. "It's like all the biblical plagues are coming back, right?" one infectious disease expert said.
Statement Highlights: A “state of the science” review details the most reported symptoms of 6 cardiovascular diseases (CVDs): heart attack, heart failure, valve disease, stroke, heart rhythm disorders, and peripheral artery and vein disease (PAD and...
Whatever health woe you’re experiencing—whether it’s a rash or something more serious such as cancer or cognitive decline—Googling your condition will likely lead you to one word: inflammation. While it’s true that high levels of chronic inflammation can lead to health problems, this connection ...
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden, is encouraging Black Americans to get the updated booster […] The post Dr. Fauci encourages Black Americans to get soon-to-come updated booster amid COVID-19 surge appeared first on TheGrio.
- BuzzFeed News
The CDC recently relaxed its COVID guidelines involving quarantines, screening tests, and social distancing. That’s a terrible idea, some experts say, given that over 400 people die from the disease every day.View Entire Post ›
A dozen men with no monkeypox symptoms tested positive for the virus, raising questions about asymptomatic spread
A new French study reveals it's possible to test positive for monkeypox without showing any symptoms.
We don't have all the data yet–but dozens of studies around the world have shown a link between Long COVID and impotence.
- Women's Health
Butt acne, or buttne, is especially common in active women. Here, dermatologists explain why this happens and how to treat and prevent butt breakouts.
Health officials are working to figure out the source an E. coli outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in Ohio and Michigan. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that 29 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157. According to the CDC, 14 people in Ohio and 15 people in Michigan have been infected.
Since the onset of the pandemic, millions of Americans have contracted COVID-19, and many have recovered. But nearly one in five adults are experiencing symptoms months after infection, in what is being called Long COVID. While many people who contracted the virus had mild to moderate cold or flu-like symptoms, others have developed cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, […]
- Rolling Stone
If it seems like infectious diseases are coming at us faster, spreading more widely and persisting longer than they have in generations, it’s because they are, health experts say.
- Yahoo Life
“We need to be very clear and honest about what we die from, and it’s not ‘complications from breast cancer,’ it is metastatic breast cancer,” says Pam Kohl, a patient advocate.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Researchers conducted a four-week training study where three groups performed an arm resistance exercise to compare changes in muscle strength and thickness. The groups performed “maximal voluntary eccentric bicep contractions” on a machine that measures muscle strength in each muscle contraction. The group that performed six contractions five days each week…
There’s good news in the crowded field of Omicron subvariants: ‘Bad Ned’ is (nearly) dead—but Aeterna and Centaurus are on the rise
New month, different players, same game. Rise, wash, repeat until we stop chasing the virus and get ahead of it, experts say
Moderna has a new COVID-19 booster vaccine that targets Omicron and protects against both the original virus and Omicron strains. It was just authorized by officials in the U.K.
- The Conversation
Bacteria can team up with viruses to cause coinfections. Erlon Silva - TRI Digital/Moment via Getty ImagesThe 1918 influenza pandemic resulted in the loss of over 3% of the world’s population – at least 50 million people. But it wasn’t the flu virus that caused the majority of these deaths. An analysis of lung samples collected during that flu pandemic indicated that most of the deaths were likely due to bacterial pneumonia, which ran rampant in the absence of antibiotics. Even in more recent hi
- Good Housekeeping
Can walking help you lose weight? It sure can! Our experts share ways that you can burn fat and answer what the best time for walking to lose weight really is.
- Miami Herald
A U.S. Army veteran who falsely claimed PTSD and physical disabilities left him so weak that he couldn’t lift 10 pounds — but who remained a hardcore bodybuilder with the social media posts to prove it — will have to pump iron in federal prison for at least 10 months.