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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Illness Enjoy: What International Travelers Ought To Know In Summertime 2019

Illness Enjoy: What International Travelers Ought To Know In Summertime 2019

A popular crosswalk in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Cases of rubella have been reported in Tokyo and other Japanese tourist destinations. TommL/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption TommL/Getty Images A popular crosswalk in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Cases of rubella have been reported in Tokyo and other Japanese tourist destinations. TommL/Getty Images The Dominican Republic's reputation for Instagrammable beaches…
Here Is A New Illness That You Can Receive From Ticks

Here Is A New Illness That You Can Receive From Ticks

<div _ngcontent-c15="" innerhtml=" The Ixodes persulcatus tick is suspected of carrying the newly discovered Alongshan virus. (Photo: Getty Image)...
Raynaud’s Illness: Types, Signs and Treatment

Raynaud’s Illness: Types, Signs and Treatment

Raynaud's disease causes the skin to turn white in conditions of cold or stress, as blood flow to the area is restricted. Credit: Shutterstock Raynaud's disease (also known as Raynaud's phenomenon, Raynaud's syndrome or simply Raynaud's) is a blood vessel disorder that causes the vessels in the body's extremities to constrict more than necessary when…
There’s now a remedy for the lethal congenital disease referred to as ‘bubble-boy’ illness

There’s now a remedy for the lethal congenital disease referred to...

For babies born with the severe genetic condition known as "bubble-boy" disease, a run-of-the-mill common cold can be deadly. Born without crucial disease-fighting immune cells, they must be kept isolated from the outside world for their own protection. Those with the disease normally spend months in the hospital and are treated for severe infections. Without…
Gene Treatment Advances To Much Better Deal With ‘Bubble Kid’ Illness

Gene Treatment Advances To Much Better Deal With ‘Bubble Kid’ Illness

David Vetter, pictured in September 1982 inside part of the bubble environment that was his protective home until he died in 1984. Today most kids born with severe combined immunodeficiency are successfully treated with bone marrow transplants, but researchers think gene therapy is the future. AP hide caption toggle caption AP David Vetter, pictured in…
There’s now a treatment for the fatal congenital disease referred to as ‘bubble young boy’ illness

There’s now a treatment for the fatal congenital disease referred to...

For babies born with the severe genetic condition known as "bubble boy" disease, a run-of-the-mill common cold can be deadly. Born without crucial disease-fighting immune cells, they must be kept isolated from the outside world for their own protection. Months in the hospital and being treated for severe infections is the norm. Without treatment, most…
CDC Reports Unusual Spike in Rare Tick-Borne Illness in Oregon

CDC Reports Unusual Spike in Rare Tick-Borne Illness in Oregon

Four people in Oregon were infected with a rare tick-borne virus, known as Colorado tick fever, in a single month, according to a new report. That's an unusually high number of cases for the state, which typically sees one or fewer cases of Colorado tick fever per year, according to the report, published today (March…
Ancient Trash Tons Program Fading Byzantine Empire Was ‘Pestered’ By Illness and Environment Modification

Ancient Trash Tons Program Fading Byzantine Empire Was ‘Pestered’ By Illness...

Climate change trashed the Byzantine Empire, ancient garbage mounds revealed. Credit: Shutterstock About a century before the fall of the Byzantine Empire — the eastern portion of the vast Roman Empire — signs of its impending doom were written in garbage. Archaeologists recently investigated accumulated refuse in trash mounds at a Byzantine settlement called Elusa…
Mumps In Houston: Here’s Another Vaccine Avoidable Illness To Stress Over

Mumps In Houston: Here’s Another Vaccine Avoidable Illness To Stress Over

What's not getting the MMR vaccine spell? Measles, mumps, and rubella potentially. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File) The MMR in the name "MMR vaccine" isn't just a long way of saying mister vaccine. The first M stands for measles, as in the ongoing measles outbreak in the state of Washington that has led to a statewide emergency.…
As Ocean Temperatures Increase, Sea Stars Might Not Be The Only Ones Affected By Contagious Illness

As Ocean Temperatures Increase, Sea Stars Might Not Be The Only...

<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml=" A healthy sun flower star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) in a surfgrass bed.Jacqueline Sones ...

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