Aging

An abstract representation of the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox is a virus within the Poxviridae family. Monkeypox has clinical presentations similar to smallpox, though usually with a much smaller fatality rate (~10%).1 In 1958, the monkeypox virus was first identified in monkeys transported from Africa to Denmark.  The virus has been documented in other mammals, misleading
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Booster vaccines Multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2 were identified throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus’ genetic material can mutate whenever viruses replicate inside a host cell. Since SARS-CoV-2 is a rapidly spreading virus with a high replication rate, it has many opportunities to evolve and change.1 A new study investigates the differences between the Omicron variant
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A young girl fighting to breathe. Since the discovery of cystic fibrosis (CF) in 1938, there have been significant increases in life expectancy for those with CF. Treatments such as antibiotics and physical therapy are responsible for the increased life expectancy into a person’s 30s.4  However, these treatments still have limits as they do not
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Vectors such as mosquitoes and flies are responsible for thousands of deaths per year globally. They carry disease causing germs and transmit them to humans either directly or indirectly through food. Undergoing treatment when you are suffering from a vector-borne disease can, at times, drain you both emotionally and financially. However, with a little caution,
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3D render of a male figure in sprinting pose with leg joints highlighted and shattering Joint instability is a condition that can lead to pain, reduced mobility, and other complications. It can affect people of all ages and genders, but it’s more common in people with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Many different treatments are available
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It is true that COVID has caused a lot of deaths and patients who survived still suffer from post-COVID symptoms. It is important to have sound knowledge about those symptoms so you would be able to get the right treatment. People who get infected by the virus may suffer from ongoing health problems even after
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