West Nile virus infections spike in southern and central Europe

West Nile virus infections spike in southern and central Europe

West Nile virus (WNV) infections have sharply increased in 2018 as compared to the previous 4 years. This is largely due to the early start of the 2018 transmission season in the WHO European Region, which normally lasts from July to October. This year’s season has been characterized by high temperatures and extended rainy spells, […]

Majority Supports Genetic Engineering to Grow Human Organs in Animals

Majority Supports Genetic Engineering to Grow Human Organs in Animals  U.S. News & World Report Americans support genetically engineering animals for people’s health  Science News (blog) US views vary on ethics of genetically engineering animals  Catholic Courier Full coverage Source link

Depression in type1 diabetes patients linked with high levels of inflammatory protein

Depression in type1 diabetes patients linked with high levels of inflammatory protein

Washington: Inflammatory protein is associated with depression in diabetes, according to a study. The research, conducted by at Lund University in Sweden, suggests that galectin-3 levels may be useful for diagnosis of depression or may be a new target for treating depression associated with type1 diabetes, which could lead to better patient care.   It […]

These 3 eye conditions could be predictors of Alzheimer’s, study says

These 3 eye conditions could be predictors of Alzheimer’s, study says

Mental confusion, sleeplessness and mood swings have all been linked to Alzheimer’s disease but the health of your eyes could also be a predictor, according to a new report.  >> Read more trending news  Researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine recently conducted a study, published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, to explore […]

More California kids getting vaccines after 2016 law; medical exemptions up too

More California kids getting vaccines after 2016 law; medical exemptions up too

Buy Photo Nurse Noemi Morales, left, talks about the vaccination record of four-year-old Josiah Tanabe, 4, with his mother Karla Sanchez at Loma Linda University Children’s Health Center in Indio, August 15, 2018.(Photo: Jay Calderon/The Desert Sun)Buy Photo More kindergartners are getting vaccinated since a 2016 law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown mandating immunizations while […]

‘Unprecedented’ number of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile in Suffolk

‘Unprecedented’ number of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile in Suffolk

(WAVY)  Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (WAVY)  More Local News SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – There are five times the number of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus this season than any other year in recent history, according to Suffolk Mosquito Control. […]

Woman has a contact lens stuck in her eye for 28 years

Woman has a contact lens stuck in her eye for 28 years

An unidentified woman in the U.K. landed in a medical journal case report after a contact lens she thought she lost in her teens was actually embedded in her eyelid for 28 years.According to the report, which was published in the journal BMJ Case Reports, the woman was hit in the eye during a game of […]

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