A dog has contracted monkey pox from one of its owners, indicating the risk of the virus infecting domestic and wild animals

A dog in Paris has contracted monkeypox from one of its owners, who were both infected with the virus, according to a scientific paper published on Aug. 10, 2022. This is the first case of a dog contracting the monkeypox virus through direct contact with skin lesions on a human. I am a veterinary pathologist … Read more

Can your pet get infected with monkey pox?

The first case of human-to-animal transmission monkeypox has been reported in Paris. Published in The Lancetthe case of “a dog with a confirmed monkeypox virus infection that may have been contracted through human transmission,” involves two men and their pet Italian Greyhound. The magazine added that the men developed anal ulceration six days after having … Read more

COVID increases risk of brain fog and dementia, study suggests | british news

People who’ve had COVID are at a higher risk of developing neurological and psychiatric conditions like psychosis, dementia and brain fog for up to two years after infection — compared to those who’ve had other respiratory illnesses, new research suggests. Adults are also at increased risk for anxiety and depression, but this decreases within two … Read more

Monkeypox and Sex: NPR

People are queuing up to receive the monkeypox vaccine. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption switch caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images People are queuing up to receive the monkeypox vaccine. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Men who have sex with men are still, overwhelmingly, the people most affected by monkeypox, according to the World Health Organization. And that has … Read more

Bioengineered corneal tissue implantation restores vision in advanced keratoconus

In a recent study published in Nature Biotechnologyresearchers have bioengineered corneal tissue for minimally invasive vision restoration. Study: Bioengineered corneal tissue for minimally invasive vision restoration in advanced keratoconus in two clinical cohorts. Image Credit: Garna Zarina/Shutterstock Poor refractive function and loss of corneal transparency are the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Although it can … Read more

Covid vaccination during pregnancy not linked to higher risk of stillbirth, study confirms

Vaccination against Covid-19 during pregnancy is not linked to a higher risk of preterm birth or stillbirth, a large observational study has suggested. Infection with SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy has been linked to higher risks of hospitalization, intensive care unit admission and death, Canadian researchers wrote. the BMJ. Covid has also been linked to a higher … Read more

Which defines YOU best? Researchers discover 400 genes that determine which foods we like

Whether you’re a sweet or savory person, it’s all in your genes, a study shows. Researchers have found that our preference for foods from cheese to cake has more to do with our DNA than with upbringing or cultural differences. In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the University of Edinburgh looked at … Read more

Douglas County Child Dies of Suspected ‘Brain-Eating Amoeba’ Local News

A Douglas County child died this week from a suspected infection with the amoeba Naegleria fowleri, which may have been contracted while swimming in the Elkhorn River on Sunday, according to the Douglas County Health Department. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are conducting further tests to confirm the infection, according to the … Read more

Decreasing humoral immune response to SARS-CoV-2 after 14 months of infection

In a recent study published in Pediatricsresearchers assessed humoral immune responses to and neutralization of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Delta (B.1.617.2) variant of concern (VOC) at two months (T1) and 14 months (T2) of asymptomatic or mild wild-type (WT) SARS-CoV-2 infections. Study: Decreasing immunity 14 months after SARS-Cov-2 infection. Image Credit: … Read more

How Rwanda could become one of the first countries to eradicate cervical cancer | Global Development

lIt is 10 a.m. on Thursday and midwife Patricie Mukarukundo holds up a cotton swab and explains to the crowded couches of women and babies how they will be tested. About 40 women are at the Rubona Health Center, in Huye District, Rwanda, for their first screening for human papillomavirus (HPV), an infection that can … Read more