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Officials Wrestle With Whether to Allow New Monkeypox Vaccination Strategy

Officials Wrestle With Whether to Allow New Monkeypox Vaccination Strategy

WASHINGTON — It sounded like a simple solution to the shortage of monkeypox vaccine: Merely by changing the way doses are injected, the federal government could vaccinate five times as many people with the supply it has in hand. But the approach — injecting one-fifth of the current dose into the skin instead of a …

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Neuroimaging Study Reveals Fatigue-Related Differences by Age and Gender – Neuroscience News

Summary: Age and gender both appear to affect the relationship between state fatigue and brain activation. Source: Kessler Foundation To study the relationship between age and fatigue, Kessler Foundation researchers conducted a novel study using neuroimaging and self-report data. Their findings were published online on May 9, 2022, in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. The authors are …

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New study says HIV has a “significant” impact on aging process

A new study says HIV infection has an “early and substantial” impact on the aging process. The researchers found this negative impact took hold within the first 2-3 years of infection. Even on treatment, those living with the virus could lose up to five years of their lifespan, they warn. It helps explain why some …

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There’s Just One Drug to Treat Monkeypox. Good Luck Getting It.

The only drug available to treat monkeypox is so difficult to access that just a fraction of the nearly 7,000 patients in the United States have been given it. Health officials have designated tecovirimat, also called Tpoxx, an “investigational drug,” which they say means it cannot be released from the strategic national stockpile without a …

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Why Experts Aren’t That Concerned Monkeypox In Wastewater Will Spread To Rats

In the last major US monkeypox outbreak 19 years ago, a shipment of pet prairie dogs caught the virus while caged in close quarters with infected rodents. The disease ultimately spread to dozens of people who bought the playful and cuddly prairie dogs to keep as pets. At the time, Lisa A. Murphy, a veterinarian, …

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Why Experts Aren’t That Concerned Monkeypox In Wastewater Will Spread To Rats

In the last major US monkeypox outbreak 19 years ago, a shipment of pet prairie dogs caught the virus while caged in close quarters with infected rodents. The disease ultimately spread to dozens of people who bought the playful and cuddly prairie dogs to keep as pets. At the time, Lisa A. Murphy, a veterinarian, …

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The #1 Worst Yogurt for Blood Sugar — Eat This Not That

Yogurt does it all—this breakfast staple has helped folks start their morning for generations, has made its way into a ton of recipes, and can transform into a quick midday snack. Experts have even discovered that the probiotics and nutritional content of some yogurts can help aid digestion, provide you with the necessary protein to …

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‘Stressed out’ STD clinics struggle to handle surge in monkeypox patients as U.S. outbreak grows

Dr. Emily Drwiega from the University of Illinois Health and Maggie Butler, a registered nurse, prepare monkeypox vaccines at the Test Positive Aware Network nonprofit clinic in Chicago, Illinois, July 25, 2022. Eric Cox | Reuters Dr. Ward Carpenter, co-director of health services at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, said the monkeypox outbreak across the …

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‘Stressed out’ STD clinics struggle to handle surge in monkeypox patients as U.S. outbreak grows

Dr. Emily Drwiega from the University of Illinois Health and Maggie Butler, a registered nurse, prepare monkeypox vaccines at the Test Positive Aware Network nonprofit clinic in Chicago, Illinois, July 25, 2022. Eric Cox | Reuters Dr. Ward Carpenter, co-director of health services at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, said the monkeypox outbreak across the …

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