Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chagas: Less neglect for a neglected tropical disease

One thing you might want even less than a "kiss" from a kissing bug is its feces. Scientifically referred to as triatomine bugs, these blood-sucking insects can carry in their feces and pass on to humans the parasite Trypanosoma ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Minorities bore disproportionate mental health impact of pandemic

Racial and ethnic minorities bore a disproportionate mental health burden during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Andrew Chan of Harvard Medical School, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain leads Europe in monkeypox, struggles to check spread

As a sex worker and adult film actor, Roc was relieved when he was among the first Spaniards to get a monkeypox vaccine. He knew of several cases among men who have sex with men, which is the leading demographic for the disease, ...

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