We All Carry a Personal Cloud of Germs, Chemicals –...

HealthDayBy Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter. THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You might feel squeaky clean after that morning shower, but you carry an invisible cloud of bacteria, viruses, fungi and chemicals every day. That's one of the lessons...

West Nile virus, EEE back for NH mosquito season –...

Foster's Daily DemocratMosquito bites again come with an increased risk this fall as the West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis have both been declared a public health threat in New Hampshire. Although there are ways to prevent WNV, there...

The undersea and the ecstasy: MDMA leaves octopuses loved up...

The GuardianNormally antisocial sea creature becomes friendly and tactile after being given the drug, scientists say. Hannah Devlin Science correspondent. @hannahdev. Thu 20 Sep 2018 11.56 EDT Last modified on Thu 20 Sep 2018 13.10 EDT. Share on Facebook ...Octopuses...

Alzheimer’s and dementia are expected to grow, and could affect...

MarketWatchAmericans of Hispanic heritage are set to have the largest increase in cases over the next few decades. Getty Images. By. EmmaCourt. Reporter. The burden of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in the U.S. is expected to double by 2060,...

Onondaga County reports 2 human cases of West Nile virus...

Syracuse.comSYRACUSE, N.Y. - Two Onondaga County residents are recovering from West Nile virus, the first reported human cases in the county this year. The county health department announced today two adults with the potentially deadly mosquito-borne infection ...4 additional cases...

What Ecstasy Does to Octopuses – The Atlantic

The AtlanticWhen Gül Dölen first gave ecstasy to octopuses, she didn't know what to expect. Dölen is a neuroscientist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine who studies how the cells and chemicals in animal brains influence animals' social lives....

Just one in 10 English people will be smokers by...

CNNLondon (CNN) Just one in 10 English people will smoke cigarettes in five years and Britain could be a smoke-free society by 2030, according to Public Health England (PHE). The forecasts were made after 400,000 people gave up smoking in...

4 Organ Recipients Got Cancer From 1 Donor In A...

BuzzFeed NewsIn an "extraordinary" case, multiple patients in Europe developed cancer after receiving organs from a woman with breast cancer whose malignancy was missed by multiple pre-transplant tests. The patients developed cancer years after their transplant ...and more ...read more

Touching Twitter Thread Remembers Those Lost During AIDS Crisis –...

Out MagazineIn the age of PrEP, decades after the advent of the AIDS crisis, it's easy for millennials to shrug off the trauma our community endured as their world slowly fell apart. Despite shows like Pose recreating the fear and...

Another Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In Southington...

Patch.comThe Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that it has learned of four more Connecticut residents who have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) infection, bringing the total for this season to ten human WNV cases. Two...

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