CDC Investigating ‘Large, Ongoing’ Outbreak of Rare Disease in Florida

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a “large, ongoing outbreak” of a rare disease in Florida In a press release, the CDC said Wednesday that meningococcal spread among homosexual evils, including those with HIV, in the Florida outbreak. “Getting vaccinated against meningococcal disease is the best way to prevent this … Read more

Monkeypox cases surge as WHO decides not to declare a global emergency

Placeholder while article actions load The World Health Organization has decided not to declare monkeypox a global emergency despite the rapid rise in cases in Europe, electing instead to describe it as an “evolving health threat.” The announcement Saturday comes after the WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee met last week to discuss whether the … Read more

First Evidence of Replay During Sleep in the Human Motor Cortex, Which Governs Voluntary Movement

Summary: Data collected from a tetraplegic man learning a BCI to play Simon showed the brain replays the learned information during sleep. Source: Mass General Why do we sleep? Scientists have debated this question for millennia, but a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), conducted in collaboration with colleagues at Brown University, … Read more

COVID-19 positive patients at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disorders, new study shows

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain COVID-19 positive outpatients are at an increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders compared with individuals who tested negative for the virus, a new study presented today at the 8th European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress has shown. The study, which analyzed the health records of over half of the Danish population, found … Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease Affects Most Known Biological Pathways in the Brain

Summary: Out of 341 known biological pathways, 91% are linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Source: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Nearly 6 million older adults have Alzheimer’s disease in the United States, a number expected to double by 2050. Already the leading sixth cause of death, Alzheimer’s disease is a complex neurodegenerative disease that causes memory … Read more