Health

Steve May 23, 2022

Researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona have identified a potential new diagnostic marker that predicts the successful and efficient development of mammalian egg cells. The findings could pave the way for generating artificial oocytes in the laboratory, helping researchers study the causes and treatments of infertility disorders and test the impact […]

Steve May 23, 2022

Image source, Science Photo LibraryImage caption, Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills and exhaustion The first case of monkeypox in a person in Scotland has been confirmed. There have so far been 20 confirmed cases of the viral infection in the UK. Public Health Scotland said the affected individual “is […]

Steve May 23, 2022

Pakistan has launched a new anti-polio drive, more than a week after officials detected the third case so far this year in the country’s northwestern region bordering Afghanistan ByThe Associated Press May 23, 2022, 6:40 AM • 2 min read ISLAMABAD — Pakistan launched a new anti-polio drive on Monday, more than a week after […]

Steve May 23, 2022

President Joe Biden is seeking to calm concerns about recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States By JOSH BOAK and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press May 23, 2022, 11:51 AM • 2 min read TOKYO — President Joe Biden sought Monday to calm concerns about recent cases of monkeypox […]

Steve May 22, 2022

Beijing has extended orders for workers and students to stay home and ordered additional mass testing as cases of COVID-19 again rise in the city ByThe Associated Press May 23, 2022, 12:10 PM • 2 min read BEIJING — Beijing extended orders for workers and students to stay home and ordered additional mass testing Monday […]

Steve May 22, 2022

A large number of North Koreans including leader Kim Jong Un have attended a funeral for a top official despite outside worries about its admitted COVID-19 outbreak By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press May 23, 2022, 3:43 AM • 4 min read SEOUL, South Korea — A large number of North Koreans including leader Kim Jong […]

Steve May 22, 2022

By Joseph LeeBBC News Image source, Science Photo Library Israel, Switzerland and Austria are the latest countries to confirm cases of monkeypox, bringing the total number of nations reporting outbreaks to 15. Israel and Switzerland both said they identified one infected person who had recently travelled abroad. Israel is investigating other suspected cases. Monkeypox does […]

Steve May 22, 2022

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is “most certainly not over” despite a decline in reported cases since the peak of the omicron wave ByThe Associated Press May 22, 2022, 4:38 PM • 2 min read BERLIN — The COVID-19 pandemic is “most certainly not over,” the head […]

Steve May 22, 2022

Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles has arrived in the United States from Europe By MICHAEL CONROY Associated Press May 22, 2022, 5:38 PM • 3 min read INDIANAPOLIS — Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis. The formula, weighing […]

Steve May 22, 2022

A surge in student mental health needs, staff shortages, and widespread episodes of misbehavior and violence have put extraordinary strain on school counselors and psychologists By JOCELYN GECKER and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press May 22, 2022, 12:16 PM • 7 min read Every school, it seems, has a moment that crystallizes the crisis facing America’s […]