Health News

This Rare Vaccine Symptom Is A Sign You Might’ve Already Had COVID-19

With COVID-19 vaccines rolling out more and more frequently across the United States, it seems like everyday health officials are discovering new possible symptoms of the vaccine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some of the most common side effects include pain, redness, and swelling at or around the injection point, as well […]

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A new treatment for rare muscular disease

Rare diseases are sometimes the most difficult to treat because of a lack of research and fewer participants to study. An example would be those who have Pompe disease, a genetic condition when a body can’t make a protein that breaks down a complex sugar, called glycogen, for energy. Too much glycogen builds up and […]

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Deaths from food allergy rare and decreasing in the UK, finds study

Deaths from serious allergic reactions (“anaphylaxis”) due to food have declined over the past 20 years, an analysis of UK NHS data had found. This is despite an increase in hospital admissions for food-induced anaphylaxis over the same time. The analysis, conducted by scientists from Imperial College London and published in the BMJ also found […]

Personal Health

Five People Have Contracted Flesh-Eating Bacteria from the Long Island Sound—Here's What to Know About About the Rare Infection

Public health officials in Connecticut are warning residents about the risk of swimming or wading in the Long Island Sound after an “unusual number” of people became infected with flesh-eating bacteria from the water. Since July, there have been five reported cases of Vibrio vulnificus infections caused by bacteria in the water, according to a […]

Pet Care

“Rare” or “Exotic” Puppies Signal Red Flags

“Rare” or “exotic” puppies with unusually patterned or colored coats may seem enticing—but these striking and unusual qualities could signal a problem. Considering buying a dog who is “unusual,” “exotic” or “rare?” It’s critical that you dig deeper into where the puppy came from by researching the breeder and their breeding program. While puppies can […]