Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Africa's alone in monkeypox deaths but has no vaccine doses

Africa still does not have a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine even though it's the only continent to have documented deaths from the disease that's newly declared a global emergency, its public health agency announced ...

Health

Heatwave alert: Stay safe in searing temps

As blistering temperatures blanket much of the country, more people are at risk heat exhaustion and potentially fatal heat strokes. One expert offers tips on how to avoid the dangerous effects of record-breaking temperatures.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's disease biomarkers can predict postoperative delirium

Clinical studies have demonstrated a strong association between Alzheimer's disease (AD) and delirium. A change to the Tau protein, which can lead to the formation of tangles in brain, is one of the hallmarks of AD pathology, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: Ghana reports 2 suspected cases of Marburg virus

The World Health Organization says Ghana has reported two possible cases of the Ebola-like Marburg virus disease, which if confirmed would mark the first-ever such infections in the West African country.

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