What is Streptococcus A, scarlet fever, the disease infecting British children?

What is Streptococcus A, scarlet fever, the disease infecting British children? Streptococcus A — or group A strep (GAS) — is a bacterial infection of the throat or skin that usually occurs during the winter months. Halfpoint images | Moment | Getty Images Health officials in the United Kingdom are warning parents to be vigilant …

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Stanford researchers have found that the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the physically aging brains of teenagers

Stanford researchers have found that the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the physically aging brains of teenagers The brains of adolescents who were assessed after the pandemic ended looked several years older than those of teenagers who were assessed before the pandemic. The brains of adolescents who were assessed after the end of …

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As respiratory viruses strain America’s health care systems, the White House is offering help

As respiratory viruses strain America’s health care systems, the White House is offering help Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were hospitalized for the flu last week, nearly double the number of admissions from the week before, according to data updated Dec. 2 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Tero Vesalainen, …

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44 countries with a high level of respiratory diseases

44 countries with a high level of respiratory diseases

44 countries with a high level of respiratory diseases Data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that influenza is on the rise across the United States, with 44 states reporting high levels. The agency said that 31 US jurisdictions, which include the territories and the District of Columbia, have “very high” …

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The success of statins may be fueling the obesity crisis by discouraging patients from losing weight

The success of statins may be fueling the obesity crisis by discouraging patients from losing weight

The success of statins may be fueling the obesity crisis by discouraging patients from losing weight The success of statins could fuel the obesity crisis by discouraging patients from losing weight, experts say About eight million Britons take statins to lower cholesterol Effective heart attack protection can keep you from losing weight This makes them …

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Hospitalizations due to the flu are on the rise.  Here is who is most at risk.  — Eat this, not that

Hospitalizations due to the flu are on the rise. Here is who is most at risk. — Eat this, not that

Hospitalizations due to the flu are on the rise. Here is who is most at risk. — Eat this, not that The flu season arrived early this year, and in combination with RSV and COVID-19, caused a perfect storm of illness ahead of schedule. New data from the CDC shows that people of color are …

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Palm e-Tattoo can recognize when you are under stress

Palm e-Tattoo can recognize when you are under stress

Palm e-Tattoo can recognize when you are under stress Abstract: A newly developed “e-tattoo” monitors electrodermal activity, detecting when a person is experiencing elevated levels of stress. The “tattoo” is attached to the user’s palm and connected to the smart watch. Source: UT Austin Our palms tell us a lot about our emotional state, they …

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3 most effective aphrodisiacs that will make a man fall in love with you | Joy Nordenstrom

3 most effective aphrodisiacs that will make a man fall in love with you | Joy Nordenstrom People were talking about aphrodisiac foods and their ability to increase sex drive in men and women for hundreds of years. But few have honed in on the science-based reasons why natural aphrodisiacs are a key supplement to …

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Experimental Alzheimer’s drug may slow disease progression, but there are risks: experts

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug may slow disease progression, but there are risks: experts

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug may slow disease progression, but there are risks: experts The experimental drug lekanemab showed a slowing down of the progression of cognitive decline by 27% in patients with early stage of Alzheimer’s diseaseaccording to a study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine. “These findings show that lekanemab holds …

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