Antibodies that may lead to next-gen vaccines for all Covid strains found

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Scientists have identified antibodies that are effective against many different SARS-CoV-2 variants, an advance that paves the way for next-generation vaccines which could protect from different COVID-19 strains. The antibodies identified in monkeys by a team at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, US are also effective against other SARS viruses like SARS-CoV-1, the […]

Ontario health units taking different approaches to student immunization catch up

Ontario health units taking different approaches to student immunization catch up

Ottawa Public Health said it’s planning to send reminder letters this school year to parents and guardians of children whose immunization records are out of date. Thousands of students in Windsor, Ontario are starting to receive suspension notices over out-of-date immunization records, but health units elsewhere in the province are giving families more time to catch […]

Monkeypox vaccine rollout suspended, province silent on cause

Just hours after its rollout, the province’s monkeypox vaccine appointments were halted without explanation, leaving some at-risk Manitobans wondering when they’ll get immunized. The provincial government had no answers Tuesday to explain why there aren’t any more appointments available, less than a day after eligibility expanded to receive the Imvamune vaccine. A provincial spokesperson said […]

What your morning appetite says about your metabolism

What your morning appetite says about your metabolism

Home Lifestyle Health What your morning appetite says about your metabolism By the time you wake up, you are most probably “fasting” for 8-14 hours, depending on the time of your last meal Having an appetite in the morning is something to celebrate! (Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock) Do you feel hungry immediately after your wake up, […]

As monkeypox spreads, Fauci says pay attention but don’t panic

As monkeypox spreads, Fauci says pay attention but don’t panic

Comment on this story Comment Amid a monkeypox outbreak in the United States that has been declared a public health emergency, the nation’s top infectious-diseases expert, Anthony S. Fauci, said people should be paying attention but not panicking. Fauci recently told WTOP News that people do not need to change the way they live their […]

Monkeypox vaccine clinic to be held at Windsor Pride event

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News David Lenz, director of community development with Windsor-Essex Pride Fest, works at the Windsor Pride office on Aug. 5, 2022. Photo by Dax Melmer /Windsor Star Article content A pop-up clinic offering vaccination against monkeypox has been arranged to take place at a Windsor Pride event this weekend. Advertisement 2 […]

Passive Exercise Offers Same Brain Health Benefits as Active Movements – Neuroscience News

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Summary: Passive exercise increases cerebral blood flow and improves executive function, providing the same cognitive benefits as more active exercise. Source: University of Western Ontario A new study by kinesiology graduate students from Western has found passive exercise leads to increased cerebral blood flow and improved executive function, providing the same cognitive benefits as active […]

Sask. monkeypox response questioned at international conference in Montreal | CBC News

Sask. monkeypox response questioned at international conference in Montreal | CBC News

Saskatchewan’s track record for dealing with infectious diseases has been called into question on the international stage. The 24th International AIDS Conference was held in Montreal last week. The world’s increasing number of monkeypox outbreaks became a topic of discussion, given the spread of cases in recent months. One researcher expressed concern that some regions do not […]

Researchers launch global dashboard to track invasive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases

Researchers launch global dashboard to track invasive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases

Examples of mosquitoes uploaded to apps used to provide data to the Global Mosquito Observations Dashboard. Credit: USF To combat the ongoing threat of mosquito-borne diseases worldwide, University of South Florida researchers have launched a mosquito-tracking dashboard driven by citizen science—a scalable solution proven effective in a recent USF study. Funded by a four-year grant […]