Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Consumer Health: Are you at risk for hepatitis?

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. The five main strains of the hepatitis virus are referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. While they all cause liver disease, they differ in geographic prevalence, modes of transmission, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mpox vaccine found to be protective by CDC

Researchers from the Mpox Emergency Response Team, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta have conducted a case-control study based on data from a nationwide electronic health record database, Cosmos, ...


New blood donation rules allow more gay men to give in US

Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships can give blood in the U.S. without abstaining from sex under updated federal health guidelines that focus on donors' behavior, not their sexual orientation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why did the mpox epidemic wane? Belgian researchers offer a theory

Did the recent mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) outbreak end because of "network immunity"? That's the theory being put forward by Belgian researchers at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious ...

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