‘I couldn’t believe I got it’: Atlanta man says he has monkeypox after hitting surface at work – WSB-TV Channel 2

‘I couldn’t believe I got it’: Atlanta man says he has monkeypox after hitting surface at work – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — It’s a diagnosis that a 28-year-old Georgia resident, who didn’t want to be identified, says he’s still pondering. “I couldn’t believe I understood,” he said. He spoke to Ashli ​​Lincoln of Channel 2 Action News exclusively through Zoom after being diagnosed with the monkeypox virus by Emory doctors. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app … Read more

Can’t lose weight by dieting alone? Researchers have bad news for you

Can’t lose weight by dieting alone?  Researchers have bad news for you

For those starving themselves to cut calories but still not seeing results, you are not alone. Researchers at the University of Ottowa have identified a distinct group of obese people who are particularly resistant to weight loss through dietary changes alone, according to a report published Wednesday in the Lancet journal eBioMedicine. The results contradict … Read more

WHO considers renaming monkeypox due to stigma issues

WHO considers renaming monkeypox due to stigma issues

LONDON — The World Health Organization said it was holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations. In a statement on Friday, the UN health agency said it had also renamed two families, or clades, of the virus, using Roman … Read more

WHO considers renaming monkeypox due to stigma issues

WHO considers renaming monkeypox due to stigma issues

LONDON — The World Health Organization said it was holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations. In a statement on Friday, the UN health agency said it had also renamed two families, or clades, of the virus, using Roman … Read more

Testosterone can make men cuddly and sociable, study finds

Testosterone can make men cuddly and sociable, study finds

Testosterone is generally thought to increase sex drive and aggression in men – but a new study shows it has a cuddly side too. In experiments, researchers injected testosterone into male gerbils to see how they would behave with their partners. The injections promoted cuddling and “friendly behavior” and prepared them for “positive social interactions”, … Read more

A 29-year-old woman found a mark on her head and was diagnosed with a fungal infection. It turned out to be invasive skin cancer.

A 29-year-old woman found a mark on her head and was diagnosed with a fungal infection.  It turned out to be invasive skin cancer.

Melanoma is a rare skin cancer that is more dangerous than other skin cancers because it is more likely to invade other parts of the body.Sarah Lee A 29-year-old woman has said her fatal skin cancer was mistaken for a fungal infection. BBC journalist Sarah Lee said the melanoma was a “terrifying surprise”. Melanoma is … Read more

Monkeypox: Global Experts Race to Understand Rare Cases Virus Leads to Death

Monkeypox: Global Experts Race to Understand Rare Cases Virus Leads to Death

CNN — Of tens of thousands of monkeypox cases worldwide this year, there have been a dozen virus-related deaths, and for the first time, some of them have occurred outside of Africa, in countries where the virus does not usually spread. More than 31,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide since January 1, including … Read more