Long Covid symptoms in older Americans are often difficult to recognize, experts say

More than half of early Covid-19 patients at one hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

KHN — Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts and pants after doing the laundry. Lifting his clothes, raising his arms, arranging items in his closet leave Bell short of breath and often trigger severe fatigue. He walks with a cane, only … Read more

UK confirms more cases of monkeypox

UK confirms more cases of monkeypox

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Four additional cases of monkeypox have been confirmed according to a news release from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), increasing the number of diagnosed cases to seven since May 6th. The three cases reported in London and one linked case in England were not connected with … Read more

CDC 71 new cases of mysterious pediatric hepatitis

The CDC today said another 71 cases of the mysterious hepatitis had been spotted in the US, taking the tally to 180. They are in 36 states and territories (not all are shown in the above map)

Another 71 cases of the mysterious hepatitis have been spotted in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed Wednesday. No further deaths were reported over the last two weeks, but previously the CDC revealed it was probing five fatalities in the outbreak — with one in Wisconsin. One more child has required … Read more

Higher COVID-19 Infection Rates Among Vaccinated Children Than Unvaccinated, CDC Data Show

Higher COVID-19 Infection Rates Among Vaccinated Children Than Unvaccinated, CDC Data Show

According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), higher COVID-19 case rates have been recorded among fully vaccinated children than unvaccinated in the age group 5-11 since February. On Feb. 12, CDC reported a weekly case rate of 250.02 per 100,000 population in fully vaccinated children aged 5-11, compared to … Read more

How can Covid-19 affect the human brain?

How can Covid-19 affect the human brain?

The cognitive impairment caused by severe Covid-19 is comparable with the decline that takes place between the ages of 50 and 70, according to a recent study by Cambridge university and Imperial College London. Researchers said the degeneration was equivalent to losing 10 IQ points. The findings, published earlier this month, were the latest in … Read more

New Weight-Loss Intervention Targets Instinctive Desire To Eat

Woman Refusing Unhealthy Food

Using a new alternative weight-loss intervention that targets improving a person’s response to internal hunger cues and their ability to resist food, people who are highly responsive to food lost more weight and, importantly, were more successful at keeping the pounds off. People who are highly responsive to food lost more weight and, importantly, were … Read more

Monkeypox: What we know about the smallpox-like virus spreading in the UK, Portugal and Spain

Monkeypox: What we know about the smallpox-like virus detected in the UK

Portuguese health authorities on Wednesday confirmed five cases of monkeypox – a rare viral infection related to smallpox – in young men, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease typically limited to Africa. Portugal’s General Directorate for Health added it was investigating another 15 suspected cases and that all were identified this month … Read more