Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As mpox cases rise, experts urge complete, two-part vaccinations

The number of U.S. mpox cases has more than doubled compared with last year, and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been urging clinicians across states to encourage vaccinations for those at risk.

Health

The sneaky ways junk food brands get positive news coverage

Public health experts are calling for government action to protect Australians from the influence of the unhealthy food, alcohol, and advertising industries, after new research published today unveiled the "sly" ways they ...

Neuroscience

Climate change is linked to worsening brain diseases

Climate change is making the symptoms of certain brain conditions worse, our new review published in The Lancet Neurology has found. Conditions that can worsen as temperature and humidity rise include stroke, migraines, meningitis, ...

Addiction

Q&A: Pandemic policies linked to overdose spike

Drug overdose rates skyrocketed in the United States during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 92,000 people died due to overdose in 2020. Public health experts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US mpox cases rising again as vaccinations lag

Mpox cases are climbing again in the United States, with the number of reported infections now twice as high as they were at this time last year, new government data shows.

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