Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary indicator used by female mosquitos to detect sources of blood meals; however, this stimulus is less effective as atmospheric levels of CO2 increase.
13 November 2018
12 November 2018
There has been an increasing number of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the US starting in 2014. The rare but serious condition affects the nervous system, mostly in...
26 October 2018
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that mainly affects the lungs.
22 October 2018
GP leaders are warning over 2 million patients around the UK that their family doctors could leave their profession as workloads become untenable.
16 October 2018
Recent data shows that more than one-third of American adults, approximately 92 million people, used prescription opioids in 2015. More than 12% of these adults reported misusing them, with about...
11 October 2018
A recent study published in the Lancet Public Health Journal in October 2018 found that Australia may eliminate cervical cancer by 2035 if the elimination threshold of four new cases...
27 September 2018
The UK has experienced a surge in the number of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) infections since 2011. AK is an infection of the cornea at the front of the eye. It...
7 September 2018
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control show that nearly 2.3 million cases of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in the US in 2017. Figure 1 presents the...
28 August 2018
Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common non-communicable diseases and is an escalating public health problem globally. Worldwide, 8.8% of adults aged 20 to 79 are estimated to...
14 August 2018
Recently published data from the CDC show a spike in the number of fatal liver disease deaths in young adults in the US.