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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is one of the most perplexing conditions out there. It affects up to 1 million Americans and percent of the global population , often triggering exhaustion so severe that patients.

One of The Biggest Myths About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Has Been Debunked

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is one of the most perplexing conditions out there. It affects up to 1 million Americans and as much as 2.6 percent of the global population, often triggering exhaustion so severe that

Travellers warned of fatal tick-borne disease in Western Europe. Two people have caught Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Spain, a virus that can kill up to 30 per cent of those who catch it

Travellers warned of fatal tick-borne disease in Western Europe

Two people have caught Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Spain, a virus that can kill up to 30 per cent of those who catch it

Reactive Arthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs as a result of an infection in the body. When one gets an infection the body reacts by triggering this form of arthritis. Typical infections triggering this form of arthritis are u Yoga For Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Types Of Arthritis, Reactive Arthritis, Bacterial Infection, Prostate Cancer, World Recipes, Reduce Inflammation, Health And Beauty Tips

What Exactly Does Cholera Do To Your Body?

Cholera is an aggressive bacterial infection that can kill its victims within hours, but how? What exactly does cholera do to our bodies?

The CDC and FDA have confirmed that there are now over 5 million confirmed cases of Dunning-Kruger Disease (DKD), with all 50 states reporting cases.

Outbreak of Dunning Kruger Disease spreads to all 50 states

The CDC and FDA have confirmed that there are now over 5 million confirmed cases of Dunning-Kruger Disease (DKD), with all 50 states reporting cases.

Two schoolchildren in California are suspected of having leprosy, but where might they have caught the disease? This week, officials in Riverside Country

Leprosy Found in California Child: How Doctors Diagnosed It

A diagnosis of leprosy was confirmed in a California child. To diagnosis the disease, doctors must take a skin sample and test it for leprosy-causing bacteria.

Blocking critical enzyme helps to mitigate diseases associated with protein folding and lipid stress

Blocking critical enzyme helps to mitigate diseases associated with protein folding and lipid stress

In the ancient Japanese art of origami, paper must be folded precisely and following a specific order to create the desired result—say, a crane or lotus flower. It's a complex pursuit that requires keen attention to detail and utmost accuracy.

The deaths of two patients at a Los Angeles hospital are linked to the deadly bacteria CRE, a spokeswoman for the UCLA Health Systems said Wednesday. How To Stop Nightmares, Sepsis, Bacterial Infection, Wipe Out, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, How To Stay Healthy, Drugs, Cancer, Hospitals

Drug-Resistant "Nightmare Bacteria" Are Quickly Spreading Through US Hospitals

Researchers have found evidence that drug-resistant superbugs, which have been labelled "nightmare bacteria", are spreading faster and more stealthily inside US hospitals than previously thought.

A new Ebola vaccine study starting in Sierra Leone will test the vaccine in thousands of people who are working to fight the epidemic, health officials said today.

Ebola Leaves Unique Scar Inside Survivors' Eyes

In some Ebola survivors, the virus leaves a unique scar at the back of the eye.

The only way to know the risk of Powassan virus is to collect more data. But that's not as easy as it sounds. The post Lyme Isn't the Only Disease Ticks Are Spreading This Summer Tick Bite, Evidence Based Medicine, First Health, Health Research, Rare Disease, Crps, Environmental Health, Seizures, Ticks

Lyme Isn't the Only Disease Ticks Are Spreading This Summer

The only way to know the risk of Powassan virus is to collect more data. But that's not as easy as it sounds.

The state of Maine just reported that it is investigating its first confirmed case of measles in 20 years. Measles, of course, is a preventable disease that can cause pneumonia and death. The vaccine for it is falsely believed by many to cause autism. Herd Immunity, High Fever, Health Center, Public Health, Primary School, Bbc News, Alzheimers, Parents, Science

Measles Outbreak in Minnesota Surpasses Last Year's Total For The Entire Country

Minnesota's measles outbreak has exceeded the total number of cases reported in the entire United States last year, with no sign of slowing.

Homeoprophylaxis for Measles For the last 200 years homeopathy has been used with great degree of success for many infectious diseases including measles. For most individuals measles is a relatively mild disease and can serve .

Measles in the Americas: Going, going — gone!

The Americas have at last shed a major childhood scourge: measles. The viral infection used to kill hundreds of children each year. Now the hemisphere only sees cases spread by travelers.

Like many of its neighbors in the region, Ethiopia has some issues with freedom of expression and is very keen about how it is perceived abroad. African Union, Common People, Want You, Ethiopia, Good To Know, Shit Happens, Country, Sensitivity, Yolo

Analysis | Ethiopia doesn’t want you to know these things are happening in the country

Like many of its neighbors in the region, Ethiopia has some issues with freedom of expression and is very keen about how it is perceived abroad.

UPHILL BATTLE Urban living, industrial farming techniques and climate change are fueling infectious diseases, experts say. David Curtis, Farming Techniques, Science News, News Magazines, Health Matters, Illustrators, Battle, Mountain Climbing, Painting

The fight against infectious diseases is still an uphill battle

The fight against infectious diseases is far from over. The last several decades have seen many outbreaks and global pandemic scares.

Ancient rashes that scar the faces of Egyptian mummies have long been cited as evidence that smallpox ravaged the region more than 3000 years ago. But now, a study of viral DNA extracted from a century child mummy suggests that the deadliest form of

This Mummy's DNA Might Help Us Finally Figure Out Where Smallpox Came From

An international team of researchers might be on the cusp of understanding where smallpox originated, after finding one of the earliest known samples of it in the DNA of a mummified child who lived in the 17th century.

In Defense of Studying City Rats. By placing a taboo on researching these “disease sponges,” we leave ourselves at… City Rats, Mystery Of History, Cryptozoology, Secret Life, Science Nature, Studying, Paris, Animals, Animales

In Defense of Studying City Rats

By placing a taboo on researching these “disease sponges,” we leave ourselves at their mercy

A South Florida boy survived a brain-eating amoeba that kills 97 percent of the people who contract it.

This brain-eating amoeba kills 97 percent of the people it infects. Not Sebastian DeLeon.

Doctors had a short window of time to save Sebastian's life, aided by a dose of what ER physician Dennis Hernandez said was « divine intervention. »