More bird flu cases confirmed in Washington state – KOMO News

More bird flu cases confirmed in Washington stateKOMO News Woodland Park Zoo moving some birds inside due to bird flu concerns | FOX 13 SeattleFOX 13 Seattle Avian Influenza confirmed in more birds in and around Great FallsKRTV NEWS Great Falls Dead owl in Cache Valley tests positive for bird fluCache Valley Daily ‘It is … Read more

Washington state confirms two more bird flu outbreaks, six in one week – KOMO News

Washington state confirms two more bird flu outbreaks, six in one weekKOMO News National avian flu outbreak detected in Utah wild birds for 1st Utah DWR reports first case of bird flu in wild birdsFOX 13 News Utah Third Washington state bird flu case confirmed in less than a weekKOMO News Cases of bird … Read more

How to Stop Yourself From Throwing Up

photo: Odua Images (Shutterstock) Ugh, here it comes. You feel kind of hot and sticky. Your stomach churns. Your mouth tastes funny. You know you’re going to throw up—imminently. Can you stop it before it happens? Or at least make it less terrible than it needs to be? Whether you’re battling morning sickness, food poisoning, … Read more

Why You Have Night Sweats (and What to Do About It)

photo: Stock-Asso (Shutterstock) We all deserve a good night’s sleep, which is why it’s frustrating when sweating keeps us from getting the rest we need. If you’ve ever woken up drenched in sweat after a night of tossing and turning, you know how unpleasant it can be. It’s one thing if you’re wearing flannel pajamas … Read more

Fungicide-Treated Fruits May Harbor Deadly Super-Yeast, Study Finds

photo: Getty (Getty Images) Recent research out of India raises concerns about the transmission risks of a harmful and hard-to-kill fungal infection. The study found drug-resistant strains of candida auris on apples that had been treated with fungicides. The findings suggest that apples and other fruits dosed with these chemicals can inadvertently fuel the emergence … Read more

Scientists Watch a Memory Form in a Living Brain

Imagine that while you are enjoying your morning bowl of Cheerios, a spider drops from the ceiling and plops into the milk. Years later, you still can’t get near a bowl of cereal without feeling overcome with disgust. Researchers have now directly observed what happens inside a brain learning that kind of emotionally charged response. … Read more

How come some people haven’t had Covid yet? | Science

Although several countries around the world continue to have high rates of Covid-19 infections, including the UK and US, many of their citizens are yet to be infected with the Sars-Cov-2 virus. This includes countless individuals who have knowingly been exposed, often multiple times, but have still never had a positive test. Madeleine Finlay speaks … Read more

WHO says polio detected in Malawi in setback to eradication

The World Health Organization said authorities in Malawi have detected a case of polio in the southern African country’s capital, another setback in continuing efforts to eradicate the highly infectious paralytic disease globally ByAssociated Press February 18, 2022, 1:17 PM • 2min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JOHANNESBURG — The World Health … Read more

Coronavirus: As BA.2 subvariant of Omicron rises, lab studies point to signs of severity

CNN — The BA.2 virus – a subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus variant – isn’t just spreading faster than its distant cousin, it may also cause more severe disease and appears capable of thwarting some of the key weapons we have against Covid-19, new research suggests. New lab experiments from Japan show that BA.2 may … Read more

Scientists Genetically Modify Ticks for the First Time

An adult deer tick at Connetquot State Park in Oakdale, New York on December 27, Bill Davis/Newsday RM (Getty Images) Ticks won’t be able to conceal their fiendish tricks much longer. In new research this week, researchers claim to have genetically modified tick embryos in the lab using CRISPR—an apparent first in the field. … Read more