Vitamin D ‘overdose’ warning issued after man suffers months of vomiting and lands in hospital

Vitamin D 'overdose' warning issued after man suffers months of vomiting and lands in hospital

A man who was taking vitamin D supplements far in excess of the daily requirements suffered serious health consequences for months. In a case that highlights the dangers of overdosing on supplements, a middle-aged man was hospitalized in the UK after suffering from recurrent vomiting and other serious symptoms for three months. Doctors are now … Read more

Vitamin D ‘overdose’ warning issued after man suffers months of vomiting and lands in hospital

Vitamin D 'overdose' warning issued after man suffers months of vomiting and lands in hospital

A man who was taking vitamin D supplements far in excess of the daily requirements suffered serious health consequences for months. In a case that highlights the dangers of overdosing on supplements, a middle-aged man was hospitalized in the UK after suffering from recurrent vomiting and other serious symptoms for three months. Doctors are now … Read more

WHO to consider again whether monkeypox outbreak is public health emergency of international concern

WHO to consider again whether monkeypox outbreak is public health emergency of international concern

In late June, WHO’s Emergency Committee determined that the outbreak did not meet the criteria for such a declaration. But as the virus continues to spread, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wants the committee to take up the issue again, based on the latest data around the epidemiology and evolution of the outbreak. Tedros said … Read more

Monkeypox patients may not have typical symptoms making infection harder to spot

Monkeypox patients may not have typical symptoms making infection harder to spot

Monkeypox patients that are being infected as part of the current worldwide outbreak may not be exhibiting all of the typical symptoms of the virus, allowing some cases to go undetected, experts fear. A Belgian study released in pre-print on Tuesday found that some patients who had tested positive for the virus right at the … Read more

Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors. Here’s How to Get Going.

Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors.  Here's How to Get Going.

Imagine a medicine that reduced the death rate of breast cancer and risk of recurrent breast cancer by 50%, lowered the risks of colon cancer and type 2 diabetes by two-thirds, and those of heart disease, hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease by 40%. On top of that it can be as effective as antidepressants or cognitive … Read more

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox due to lack of testing and limited access to vaccines Some experts are warning the monkeypox could get out of control due to failures by health officials Testing capacity in America is still limited even over a month after the outbreak began in late … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine: What to consider for kids under 5?

Covid-19 vaccine: What to consider for kids under 5?

Where can parents go to get the vaccine for their kids? Which one should they choose? What kind of side effects can be expected, and how should they be treated? Can the Covid-19 vaccine be given along with other childhood immunizations? And how long should kids who just had Covid-19 wait before they get the … Read more

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

US officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent. And African health authorities said they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak … Read more