Monkeypox outbreak growing across Britain

LONDON — UK officials have said the UK monkeypox epidemic is growing across the country, mainly among gay or bisexual men, or other men who have sex with men. They urged those with new or multiple sex partners to be vigilant for symptoms of monkeypox. In a technical briefing published on Friday, the UK Health … Read more

Gay/bi men in Florida need the meningococcal vaccine

The CDC has tried to warn men in Florida or traveling to Florida, especially those who identify as gay, bisexual, queer or trans, that they should get vaccinated to prevent them from getting meningococcal disease. Meningococcal disease, including meningitis, is a bacterial infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. There is an … Read more

Omicron variant: 4 key symptoms to expect –

The “stealth” omicron variant is set to be overtaken by new COVID-19 sub-variants, namely BA.4 and BA.5. This week, the BA.5 strain alone accounted for 20-27% of cases in the United States, while BA.4 controlled 8.8-14.5% of infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracker. . On Thursday, Chicago Public Health Commissioner … Read more

Dyslexia isn’t a disorder, it’s part of the cultural evolution of our species, researchers say

Dyslexia should be seen as a difference, not a disorder, according to researchers at the University of Cambridge. This is evidenced by studies of cognition, behavior and the brain which show that people with dyslexia are specialized in exploring the unknown and thinking in terms of the big picture. Dyslexic brain strengths may have evolved … Read more

Weight loss expert Dr. Mohit Bhandari explains how Allurion designed a science-based method that is impacting the world

Lockdowns and the resulting work-from-home culture have forced many young people to compromise on their physical activity. The result is extra weight on their body, which they often struggle to get rid of. While most people wish they could lose it fast, the real success lies in losing weight gradually and steadily. Healthy weight loss … Read more

COVID-19 vaccines saved 20 million deaths worldwide in first year

According to a new modeling study, published in Lancet Infectious DiseasesCOVID-19 vaccines are estimated to have averted 20 million deaths worldwide in the first year of the vaccination program. First modeling study to quantify the impact of[{” attribute=””>COVID-19 vaccines on a global scale estimates that 19.8 million out of a potential 31.4 million deaths were … Read more

Monkeypox is mutating at unprecedented rate, study finds

Researchers investigating the monkeypox virus have said it appears to have mutated at an unprecedented rate – much faster than experts had originally expected, according to a new study. The study, which was published Thursday in the medical journal Nature Medicine, found there were an average of 50 mutations in samples from this year when … Read more