Eating grapes can extend your life and reduce dementia risk: study

Concerned about your health? There is grape news for you! A study published in the journal Foods found that grapes may have a host of positive health effects. Grapes can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and fatty liver — and may even add five years to your life. The study was conducted on female … Read more

Doctor warns of suspicious pattern behind Monkeypox outbreak

There has been much speculation that the novel coronavirus was a bioweapon developed in a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) lab. Now an American doctor has a theory that the new monkeypox outbreak may also have a similar nefarious origin. dr. Syed Haider told The Epoch Times that the evolution of the monkeypox outbreak appears to … Read more

Why Calling Monkeypox an STD Is More Than Just a Label

CNN — A hallmark of the ongoing monkeypox outbreak is that most cases are related to sexual activity, and this has led to some debate over whether or not to describe the disease as a sexually transmitted disease. “Many infectious diseases, although we will classify them in one mode of transmission, have multiple transmission mechanisms,” … Read more

Why Michigan experts say monkeypox is the next pandemic, but not the next COVID

ANN ARBOR – As the number of monkey pox cases continues to rise worldwide, the United States recently declared a national public health emergency during the outbreak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of August 9, there were 31,800 cases worldwide. According to the CDC, nearly 99% of those cases were … Read more

Dog gets Monkeypox in first recorded human-to-animal infection

A recent study indicates that a same-sex male couple could have given monkey pox to their four-year-old greyhound, as questions remain about human-to-animal transmission. The Lancet reported the finding in a medical journal published Wednesday, noting that the pair’s greyhounds began contracting the virus in their own cases for nearly two weeks. Then, using the … Read more

Summary of Guidelines for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals, Communities and Healthcare Systems – United States, August 2022

Prevention Strategies for COVID-19 Monitoring COVID-19 community levels to guide COVID-19 prevention efforts. Individuals can use information about the current level of COVID-19 impact on their community to decide what prevention behaviors to use and when (always or at specific times), based on their own risk of serious illness and that of their family members. … Read more

Summary of Guidelines for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals, Communities and Healthcare Systems – United States, August 2022

Prevention Strategies for COVID-19 Monitoring COVID-19 community levels to guide COVID-19 prevention efforts. Individuals can use information about the current level of COVID-19 impact on their community to decide what prevention behaviors to use and when (always or at specific times), based on their own risk of serious illness and that of their family members. … Read more

Newly identified Langya henipa virus infects 35 in China

Nearly three dozen people have been sickened by a new virus spreading in China — and scientists warn it’s too early to say whether it’s deadly or spreading among humans. The Langya henipa virus — or LayV — appears to be jumping off animals in parts of China nearly three years after the coronavirus pandemic … Read more

Only Lyme disease vaccine under development goes into phase 3 trials

CNN — Vaccine maker Pfizer says it has begun a Phase 3 clinical trial of its Lyme disease vaccine candidate with French vaccine company Valneva SE. The biotech companies are recruiting about 6,000 participants ages 5 and older at up to 50 locations in areas of Europe and the US where Lyme disease is endemic, … Read more

Climate change boosts most infectious diseases, new study finds

More than half of all human infectious diseases in recorded history — Lyme, West Nile, hantavirus, typhoid, HIV and influenza, to name a few — have been exacerbated by the mounting effects of greenhouse gas-induced climate change. That’s the sobering conclusion of a new, first-of-its-kind paper that searched more than 70,000 scientific studies to determine … Read more