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Germany confirms first human transmission of China virus

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

Scientists discover first new HIV strain since 2000

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

See Nikki and Courtney Sixx's Daughter Ruby for the First Time

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

Making the most of your baby’s first 3 years

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

Philippines hit by first polio case since 2001

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

First lung map uncovers new insights into asthma

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

Researchers first to develop comprehensive models of ‘seeds and soil’ as a means to combat breast cancer metastasis

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

Worldwide measles cases almost quadruple in first quarter of 2019: WHO

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

Harry Shum Jr., Wife Shelby Rabara Welcome Their First Child

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