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Monkeypox in Pets Found for the First Time. Monkeypox is Found in Pets for the First Time. Although monkeypox is still a problem in the US and other countries, a dog has tested positive for the disease for the first time. It has not been known whether the virus can spread from human to animal because it is zoonotic, which means it is more frequently known to spread from animal to human. On the other hand, a recent article from The Lancet offered proof that two patients, both male and sharing a home, had monkeypox and most likely spread the…

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Days after UK tests, polio was discovered in US sewage. State health officials informed New Yorkers on Friday that the poliovirus had been found in sewage and wastewater in the city. The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) informed city residents that polio was found in wastewater samples in New York City, indicating that there is probably a significant amount of polio in circulation, just a few weeks after the first US polio case was discovered in more than a decade. “Hundreds more paralytic polio cases may…

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Medical Community Divided by New COVID-19 Guidelines from CDC. A move by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to loosen its COVID-19 guidelines on testing and quarantine has drawn criticism from some medical professionals and praise from others as a practical response. The update was made public by the CDC on Thursday in order to reflect the development of therapeutic options that have reduced the threat the virus poses to hospitalization, life-threatening illness, or death. The debate between those prepared to live with the virus and those calling for a more severe response has been reignited by the…

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A Banana a Day Can Help Prevent Cancer, According to Experts. The benefits of bananas may extend beyond just being a good source of fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and other vitamins and minerals. According to a recent study from the University of Leeds and Newcastle University in the UK and published on July 26 in the peer-reviewed journal Cancer Prevention Research, a starch present in green bananas (as opposed to ripe ones) and some other foods may help lower the risk of some cancers. A daily dose of 30 grams of resistant starch for up to four years produced a…

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There are three different types of female orgasms, but most women only experience one of them. According to a study, women are capable of experiencing the volcano, the wave, and the avalanche types of orgasms. Researchers observed the pelvic floor muscle contractions of a group of about 50 female volunteers during climax while working with the sex toy company Lioness. They discovered that their muscles tensed in three different patterns. In the Journal of Sexual Medicine, these findings were published. In the buildup and peak of an orgasm, female arousal causes increased blood flow to the genitals, particularly the clitoris,…

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Ambulatory Surgery Centers in America 2023 America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2023 will be ranked by Newsweek in collaboration with Statista. In the 25 states with the most ambulatory surgery centers, this award will be given to the top facilities. You will be prompted to offer suggestions for Ambulatory Surgery Centers during the survey. Please be aware that suggestions for other organizations (like Urgent Care facilities and hospital outpatient departments will not be taken into consideration. In light of the current circumstance, Newsweek and Statista are particularly interested in learning how each ambulatory surgery center handled the COVID-19 crisis. You…

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Ashton Kutcher’s autoimmune condition, vasculitis, is described. Ashton Kutcher, an actor, has spoken about his recent struggle with a rare form of the autoimmune disease vasculitis and said he feels “lucky to be alive.” Kutcher, who is best known for his role as a comic on That 70s Show and most recently made an appearance in the movie Vengeance, revealed this in an advance clip from his upcoming appearance on the National Geographic series Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge. The actor claimed that his condition, which he described as a “weird, super rare form” of the disorder, affected…

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A rare genetic anomaly caused by fresh air could kill a young boy. Meet the 5-year-old with a rare genetic disorder who runs the risk of dying while playing outside in the open air. A life-saving bone marrow transplant is required for Albie Tilford after he was identified as having chronic granulomatous disease last month. The disorder that causes the disease stops white blood cells from eliminating bacterial or fungal infections. Albie was identified with pneumonia on his left lung, an infection that the body is unable to combat. Albie only has one functioning lung, so his mother Rebecca Tilford,…

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The risk of strokes and Alzheimer’s may rise if you nap during the day, according to research. The risk of a stroke may increase with daytime naps, which may also be an early indicator of dangerously high blood pressure. Some scientists also speculate that daytime naps may be connected to Alzheimer’s disease. The research revealed in a paper published in the journal Hypertension that falling asleep in a chair could be a serious issue. In reference to the study’s 360,000 participants who were followed for an average of about 11 years, co-author E Wang of Xiangya Hospital Central South University…

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Boy from Florida Fighting Brain-Eating Amoeba Opens His Eyes. The family of a 13-year-old Florida boy who has been fighting for his life after contracting a deadly brain-eating amoeba reports that the boy is beginning to make progress and has even started to open his eyes. After going to a beach in Port Charlotte, Florida on July 1, Caleb Ziegelbauer started to feel sick about five days later. After his parents had taken him to the hospital, the Naegleria fowleri amoeba was discovered to be the most likely culprit of his illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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