Credit: CC0 Public Domain A German man who contracted the novel strain of coronavirus was infected by a colleague visiting from China, officials said on Tuesday, in what appeared to be the first human-to-human transmission in Europe. Other confirmed cases in Europe of the viral outbreak have so far involved patients who had recently been
Doctors urge patients to get their flu shots now The flu season normally starts towards the end of the fall, but seasonal influenza is reportedly starting much earlier this year. Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with a Harvard Medical School doctor to discuss everything you need to know about this year’s flu season.
Scientist Mary Rodgers spends her days tracking killers—elusive, constantly mutating viruses that travel the globe and are responsible for illness or death in millions of people. Wednesday, in an article published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Rodgers and her team at Abbott, along with co-authors at the University of Missouri, announced their
Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) has been detected for the first time in ticks in the UK. The findings are part of ongoing research by Public Health England (PHE) and the Emerging and Zoonotic Infections National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit at the University of Liverpool. Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is an infection
The Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Judge, 52, detailed everything she eats during the day. She eats her first meal at 6:00 am and has dinner no later than 7:00 pm. The reality star also only drinks water at home, no alcohol. If you’re a longtime Real Housewives of Orange County fan, it
Worth the wait! Courtney Sixx (née Bingham) showed off her and Nikki Sixx’s 2-month-old daughter, Ruby, on Instagram for the first time. “Excited to share Ruby with you,” the DIY expert, 34, captioned a Sunday, September 29, social media post. “It’s been really nice having our privacy the past two months but I just couldn’t
Experts agree that the first three years of a baby’s life are a unique time of fast development. Even though a newborn seems helpless, he or she is learning every minute, absorbing information through all five senses. That’s why babies will try to put everything possible in their mouths. It’s a way of understanding as
Credit: CC0 Public Domain The Philippines has detected its first case of polio since 2001, officials said Thursday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a dengue fever vaccine scandal. Health authorities said a three-year-old girl in a southern province had contracted polio, while the virus was also detected in Manila’s sewage and
Starting this summer, physicians at UC Davis Health will be able to use a powerful new scanner that can render detailed, 3-D images of the inner workings of the entire human body in as little as one minute, the creators of the device announced recently. UCD researchers Ramsey Badawi and Simon Cherry said the sophisticated
Not a walk in the park. Alexa PenaVega is close to welcoming her second son, but this pregnancy differed from her first in a major way. “It’s not because this pregnancy is so difficult, but I think the excitement of being pregnant the first time around, even nausea, it’s like, ‘Oh, my gosh. I’m nauseous. This
For the first time, researchers have mapped the building blocks of the human lungs and airways, in both asthma patients and normal people. The research from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, University Medical Center Groningen, Open Targets, GSK and collaborators revealed the identity of each cell type, creating the first draft Human Cell Atlas of the
Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have identified key biological pathways that regulate the spread of tumor cells to vital organs. These findings may have a significant influence on the development of new therapies that slow or prevent breast cancer metastasis. Metastasis refers to the spread of cancer cells to other organs, and the likelihood
There it is! Joy-Anna Duggar (née Forsyth) put her baby bump on display for the first time after announcing that she and her husband, Austin Forsyth, are expecting their second child. “So comfy and perfect for this spring weather,” the Counting On star, 21, said of her dress in a Monday, May 20, Instagram post.
Taking her breath away. Jessica Simpson celebrated Mother’s Day bawling her eyes out over the sweet notes given to her by her husband, Eric Johnson, and their kids. “Mother’s Day 2019: fresh milk and hormonally crying reading my Mother’s Day cards,” Simpson, 38, captioned a snap of flowers, gift boxes and a bottle of milk
Geneva: The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 against the same period last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, citing provisional data. The is no scientific evidence to support anti-vaccination claims that measles, mumps and rubella vaccines cause autism.Credit:AP Higher rates of the
New research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (13-16 April) shows that the early microbiome (population of gut bacteria) in newborn babies is able to predict the risk of the child subsequently becoming overweight. These gut bacteria can also be affected by maternal antibiotic use
Baby Shum is here! Glee alum Harry Shum Jr. and his wife, Shelby Rabara, announced on Thursday, March 28, that they welcomed their first child together. “Baby XIA,” the new dad, 36, captioned an Instagram post of his little one’s bare feet Opens a New Window. . Above the photo were the song lyrics, “How wonderful life
The more, the merrier! It’s been 10 months since Ray J and his wife, Princess Love, welcomed their daughter, Melody, but the rapper tells Us Weekly exclusively that he wants another. “I want one more right now,” the actor, 38, told Us at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 23. “I’m trying right now.
TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 — When times are tough, single moms tend to spend more on their children’s health care than on their own, a new study finds. But two-parent families are less likely to make that change, the researchers said. The study looked at how losing a job, money or health insurance affects a
Two days after her triumphant return to the red carpet Opens a New Window. at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, February 24, cane in hand, Selma Blair Opens a New Window. marked another milestone: Her first on-camera interview after her diagnosis with multiple sclerosis, or MS. Blair sat down with Good Morning America