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05-24-2022
Monkeypox is spreading, but unlikely to cause a pandemic
Since May 13, 2022, more than 100 cases of confirmed or suspected monkeypox have been detected in countries where this disease does not usually occur, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The disease is endemic to Central and West Africa, and was first discovered in 1958. While there is no proven, safe treatment for monkeypox, experts claim that smallpox vaccines, antiviral drugs, and contact tracing will be sufficient to contain the multi-country outbreak of...
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05-23-2022
Seafood trade takes fish away from malnourished populations
Fish are a major source of micronutrients and essential fatty...
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05-23-2022
Most long Covid cases started out as mild infections
As the United States has just surpassed a grim Covid-19...
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05-23-2022
Chemical found in soft corals could be used to treat cancer
For over 25 years, drug hunters have been searching for...
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05-23-2022
Some salamanders use skydiving postures to parachute out of trees
Wandering salamanders can parachute and glide from some of the...
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05-23-2022
Children with pet dogs have a lower risk of Crohn’s disease
Children who grow up in a large family, or with...
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05-23-2022
Multiple habitats must be protected to save bumblebees
A new study from the British Ecological Society has found...
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05-23-2022
Alcohol is riskier to the heart than previously thought
A new study presented at Heart Failure 2022 - a...
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05-22-2022
Plastins stuck in “workaholic” modes can lead to disease
A new study led by the Ohio State University (OSU)...
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05-22-2022
Corals need our help to survive global warming
Coral reefs are amazing, thriving ecosystems built of living geology...
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05-22-2022
Toxic plants can be easily confused with edible ones
Recent years have witnessed a renewed interest in foraging –...
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05-22-2022
The world is still unprepared for the next pandemic
According to a new report published by WHO’s Independent Panel...
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05-21-2022
Light pollution disorients monarch butterflies
A new study led by the University of Cincinnati has...
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