September 2018

A rare viral disease, monkeypox, is a cousin to the now eradicated smallpox. If contracted, most recover, but it can be fatal. The smallpox vaccine is being offered where indicated.  Transmission is via contact with infected animals or infected people: Click here to learn more.

More than meets the eye, diets high in soluble fiber are shown to reduce brain inflammation and increase memory. Click here to learn more.

Antibiotic resistance threatens to undermine decades of achievements.  A new class of antibiotic promises to stabilize our stronghold against infections. Click here to learn more. Abstract.

New brain cells have been discovered that with further testing could remarkably be unique to humans. Click here to learn more.