Studies show that monkey pox is transmitted in three ways. Experts rate risk levels as high, medium, lower

Studies show that monkey pox is transmitted in three ways.  Experts rate risk levels as high, medium, lower

Cases of monkey pox in the United States have surpassed 7,000. The virus is most transmissible through skin-to-skin contact. As the virus known as monkey pox continues to spread across the country, experts are advising Americans on how to stay safe. There are three ways the virus is transmitted: through direct contact with an infected … Read more

China reports new virus in 35 people

China reports new virus in 35 people

(WJW) — A new virus outbreak has been discovered in China, which has sickened at least 35 people so far. The news comes as monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency and COVID-19 continues to roll through much of the United States. However, the new virus, called Langya Henipavirus or LayV, has not proved … Read more

‘Forever’ chemicals linked to liver cancer in first human study

‘Forever’ chemicals linked to liver cancer in first human study

There is growing evidence that regular exposure to man-made “forever” chemicals, used in a variety of household products, is linked to rising cancer rates. A new study examining the correlation between liver cancer and the presence of these chemicals in humans found that people with the highest levels of exposure are 350% more likely to … Read more

CDC deploys team to investigate polio outbreak in New York:

CDC deploys team to investigate polio outbreak in New York:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has deployed a team to investigate a polio case in Rockland County, New York, as local officials fear there could be thousands of undiagnosed cases in the state. The extent of the CDC’s investigation, how long they will be in attendance or whether their findings will ever … Read more

Swapping salt for substitutes reduces risk of stroke and heart disease – study | heart disease

Swapping salt for substitutes reduces risk of stroke and heart disease – study |  heart disease

Replacing regular salt with a salt substitute lowers blood pressure and protects against life-threatening heart disease, stroke and all-cause death, research suggests. High consumption of sodium chloride salt is known to increase blood pressure, leading to poor cardiovascular health and a high risk of premature death. However, research published in the journal Heart has shown … Read more

Only Lyme disease vaccine under development goes into phase 3 trials

Only Lyme disease vaccine under development goes into phase 3 trials

The participants will receive three doses of the vaccine, called VLA15, or a placebo, followed by a booster dose. “With the increasing rates of Lyme disease worldwide, it is more important than ever to provide people with a new option to protect themselves from the disease,” said Annaliesa Anderson, senior vice president and head of … Read more

How to prevent the spread of monkey pox?

How to prevent the spread of monkey pox?

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – According to the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), there are 625 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Georgia. DPH now offers ways to help prevent the spread of the infection. Avoid close skin-to-skin contact with people who have a rash that looks like monkey pox. Do not touch the rash or … Read more

China detects new virus in 35 people

China detects new virus in 35 people

Health officials in China are monitoring the spread of a new virus found in several dozen people. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Taiwan reported on Sunday that it was monitoring new developments surrounding a new disease known as Langya henipavirus (LayV), which was first discovered in late 2018. According to the center, 35 … Read more