Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

251 cases of soft tick relapsing fever reported in 2012 to 2021

During 2012 to 2021, 251 cases of soft tick relapsing fever (STRF), caused by certain Borrelia spirochetes and transmitted to humans by soft-bodied Ornithodoros ticks, were reported in 11 states, according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding coronavirus through musical transformations

Dr. Enzo De Sena and Dr. Milton Mermikides at the University of Surrey have set up the COVID-19 Listening Project, which is dedicated to the sonic and musical representation of COVID-19 data. A 42-minute choral piece and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

House mouse shapes Toxoplasma gondii distribution

The humble house mouse has dramatically shaped parasitic Toxoplasma gondii populations in West Africa and around the world, according to research in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. As different strains affect their hosts ...

Medical economics

Pediatric nurse practitioner shortage looming

(HealthDay)—There is a looming critical shortage of pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs), according to a white paper published in the May-June issue of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.

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