Infectious Diseases

CDC Confirms Five Coronavirus Cases in US

20 days ago   |   By Medscape

110 people in 26 states are being checked for possible infection. CDC scientists have developed a real-time polymerase chain reaction test that can diagnose the virus in respiratory and serum samples.
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Wuhan Coronavirus Update: 44,000 Now Infected, Warn University of Hong Kong Researchers

Wuhan Coronavirus Update: 44,000 Now Infected, Warn University of Hong Kong Researchers

20 days ago   |   By Natural News

Nearly 44,000 people are already infected by the Wuhan coronavirus, warned academic researchers from the University of Hong Kong over the weekend. The “official” number of infections claimed by the communist Chinese government is only 2900, revealing a desperate effort to cover up the true numbers and lie to the world about a...
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Brazen airliner still offering flights from London Heathrow to coronavirus-ravaged Wuhan

Brazen airliner still offering flights from London Heathrow to coronavirus-ravaged Wuhan

20 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: The French airline is offering cheap flights from Heathrow to the outbreak's epicentre on Sunday evening via its website. The Foreign Office warns against travel to Wuhan.
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Wuhan Coronavirus Infections Could Be 30 Times Higher Than Official Total, Hong Kong Researchers Warn

20 days ago   |   By Time

The number of people infected with a SARS-like form of coronavirus in Wuhan, China could already be more than 30 times higher the the official tally, researchers in Hong Kong have warned.
Gabriel Leung, the chair of public health medicine at the University of Hong Kong, said at a press conference Monday that his team's research models show that some 44,000 people in Wuhan alone -where the virus is believed to have originated in a seafood market -may be infected as of last Saturday.
Chinese officials have shut down travel in and out of Wuhan and many surrounding cities in an effort to stop...
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Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Is too much sitting bad for your heart? Yes, sitting for long periods can put aging women at a higher risk of developing heart disease. So, sit less and move more to boost your... Read more ...

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

New study discovers cancer stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, or ccRCC. Read more ...

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

New study finds that state-level incidence rates for UV-attributable melanoma ranged from 15 cases per 100,000 in Alaska to 65 cases per 100,000 in Hawaii. Read more ...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially cross-infected passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be released and allowed to take commercial flights anywhere in the world

World health authorities are about to commit a gross error that could literally end up costing millions of lives. So far, 355 passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship... Read more ...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus pandemic

The Joint Chiefs of Staff has issued an executive order calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus here... Read more ...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative stress? Study explains

Lindera glauca is a medicinal shrub with a variety of uses. Besides being an excellent condiment and food flavoring, L. glauca is also used in the manufacturing industry and in... Read more ...

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical... Read more ...

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

According to a recent study by Penn State researchers, Green tea extract combined with exercise, reduces fatty liver disease in mice. Read more ...

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

A recent Yale study confirms something that has long been suspected -air pollution's small particles can play a role in severe heart disease. Read more ...

An Ode to Cold Showers

An Ode to Cold Showers

Luci Gutiérrez Here's what used to happen. I'd wake up, smoldering and sighing, reel out of bed and into the kitchen, and put the kettle on. Then I'd think: Well, now what?... Read more ...