US Children’s Hospitals Overwhelmed by RSV Cases | Health news

Los Angeles, California – “It feels like that endless influx of high volumes that just keeps coming through our emergency department, or calls from outside hospitals that are also bursting at the seams,” said Hui-wen Sato, an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse from a Los Angeles Children’s Hospital, said of a recent spate of RSV … Read more

Award for decades of selfless service to people with MS

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Australia is honored to announce Nigel Caswell as the recipient of the 2022 John Studdy Award in recognition of his commitment, dedication and service to people living with MS. MS Australia’s annual John Studdy Award, first awarded in 1999, recognizes outstanding, consistent and selfless meritorious service over 10 or more years by … Read more

‘Zombie virus’ discovered after being trapped in Siberian permafrost for nearly 50,000 years | World news

Scientists have revived a number of “zombie viruses” that were trapped in Siberian permafrost for thousands of years — including one that is nearly 50,000 years old. The 13 new viruses were identified by scientists who viewed samples of permafrost collected from the Russian province. One of the viruses had remained infectious after more than … Read more

New research suggests a new way to target mantle cell lymphoma using FOXO1 inhibitors

By the ASCO Postal Staff Posted: 11/30/2022 12:35:00 Last updated: 11/30/2022 1:29:04 PM Preclinical research has shown that mantle cell lymphoma relies so heavily on the FOXO1 protein that blocking its activity with an experimental drug could dramatically slow the growth of the cancer, according to a new study published by Jang et al. Journal … Read more

COVID-19 takes a backseat to the flu in Interior Health – Okanagan

Breathing season has arrived in the Southern Outback, though COVID appears to be taking a back seat to a more familiar ailment: the flu. “We know that COVID continues to circulate. It is one of the viruses that is quite widespread,” said Dr. Silvena Mema, medical officer of the Homeland Health Service. “However, most of … Read more

‘Zombie virus’ discovered after being trapped in Siberian permafrost for nearly 50,000 years | World news

Scientists have revived a number of “zombie viruses” that were trapped in Siberian permafrost for thousands of years — including one that is nearly 50,000 years old. The 13 new viruses were identified by scientists who viewed samples of permafrost collected from the Russian province. One of the viruses had remained infectious after more than … Read more

Scientists develop world’s first test for pancreatic cancer – using tiny WORMS that sniff out tumors

Scientists have developed the world’s first early screening test for pancreatic cancer – which uses worms to detect tumors. According to the makers, the test – rolled out this month in Japan – is 100 percent accurate in detecting the cancer and can detect it at its earliest stages. Tokyo-based biotech company Hirotsu Bio Science … Read more

Promoting youth engagement and awareness through sport

Young people still face significant gaps in access to HIV prevention, testing and treatment services. These gaps are supported by stigma, discrimination, punitive laws and policies, violence and deep-rooted social and gender inequalities that hinder youth engagement and access to care. This year’s World AIDS Day, themed “Equalize”, is an opportunity to raise awareness of … Read more

Alzheimer’s drug slowed overall cognitive decline in the trial, but with major side effects for some

An experimental drug for Alzheimer’s disease from Eisai and Biogen slowed cognitive decline in a closely monitored study, but may put certain patients at risk for dangerous side effects, according to new data presented Tuesday. The drug, lecanemab, was associated with some type of brain swelling in 12.6 percent of the trial patients, a side … Read more