New diseases emerge all the time, and sexually transmitted infections, also known as sexually transmitted diseases, are no exception. Here are four bacteria that could become serious public health threats. (Warning: contains a description of animal auto-fellatio.)
Posted on: 7 December 2018 | 1:19 pm
An apparent rise in anxiety among British children has prompted concern from mental health experts, as two reports reveal an alarming surge in medication addiction and the number of young people seeking counseling for the disorder.
Posted on: 7 December 2018 | 10:39 am
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26.
Posted on: 7 December 2018 | 9:27 am
On a warm, sunny November day, the ISM raceway near Phoenix is literally roaring with action. The NASCAR Cup Series is heading into its second-to-last race of the year, and drivers are speeding around the track for the final practice of the day.
Posted on: 7 December 2018 | 7:34 am
The number of traffic-related deaths reached a high of 1.35 million in 2016, according to the 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, released by the World Health Organization on Friday. It has also moved up to the eighth leading cause of death for people of all ages, ahead of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.
Posted on: 7 December 2018 | 4:31 am
There have been 18 more cases of illness and five more deaths reported in just two days in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the Ministry of Health. Since the outbreak began, the total number of probable cases is now 471, including 273 deaths, the ministry reported Thursday.
Posted on: 6 December 2018 | 5:25 pm
Serious infections during childhood have been tied to a subsequent increased risk of mental disorders in a new study.
Posted on: 6 December 2018 | 2:16 pm
Researchers in Australia have developed a 10-minute test that can detect the presence of cancer cells anywhere in the human body, according to a newly published study.
Posted on: 6 December 2018 | 10:50 am
Posted on: 5 December 2018 | 6:32 pm
Two-year-old Zainab Mughal has some of the rarest blood in the world.
Posted on: 5 December 2018 | 10:58 am
Climate studies often pinpoint the detrimental public health impacts related to rising atmospheric temperatures, extreme weather events and other consequences of a changing climate.
Posted on: 5 December 2018 | 6:30 am
For the first time, a baby has been born to a woman who received a uterus transplant from a deceased donor, according to Hospital das Clínicas at the University of São Paulo School of Medicine in Brazil.
Posted on: 5 December 2018 | 1:00 am
American model Chrissy Teigen sparked a social media trend after sharing on Twitter and Instagram a photo of her son, Miles, with a corrective helmet to treat his flat head syndrome.
Posted on: 4 December 2018 | 12:09 pm