Polio detected in New York sewage, suggesting virus is circulating

Polio detected in New York sewage, suggesting virus is circulating

NEW YORK (AP) — The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City’s sewage in another sign that the disease, which hadn’t been seen in the United States for a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said Friday. The presence of poliovirus in the city’s sewage suggests likely local … Read more

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are looking for thousands of volunteers in the United States and Europe to test the first potential Lyme disease vaccine 20 years from now – in hopes of better combating the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, cases increasing and global warming helping ticks expand their habitat. While a … Read more

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are looking for thousands of volunteers in the United States and Europe to test the first potential Lyme disease vaccine 20 years from now – in hopes of better combating the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, cases increasing and global warming helping ticks expand their habitat. While a … Read more

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ pulls into station with $30.1 million

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ pulls into station with .1 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The stylized action game “Bullet Train,” starring Brad Pitt, arrived with an opening weekend of $30.1 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday, as the latest big movie in Hollywood’s summer revival landed in theaters. “Bullet Train”‘s debut for Sony Pictures was solid but unspectacular for a film that cost $90 … Read more

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ pulls into station with $30.1 million

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ pulls into station with .1 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The stylized action game “Bullet Train,” starring Brad Pitt, arrived with an opening weekend of $30.1 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday, as the latest big movie in Hollywood’s summer revival landed in theaters. “Bullet Train”‘s debut for Sony Pictures was solid but unspectacular for a film that cost $90 … Read more

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency on Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak. which has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which can cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like bumps on many parts … Read more

The video game “Stray” cat brings certain advantages to real cats

The video game “Stray” cat brings certain advantages to real cats

NEW YORK (AP) — The virtual hero cat of new video game sensation “Stray” isn’t just meandering along rusty pipes, jumping over unidentified slimes and decoding clues in a seemingly abandoned. The bold orange tabby also helps real-world cats. Through online fundraising platforms, players play “Stray” while broadcasting live for the public to raise money … Read more

Even a simple exercise can help age the brain, study tips

Even a simple exercise can help age the brain, study tips

New research suggests that even a simple exercise routine could help older Americans with mild memory issues. Doctors have long advised physical activity to help keep the brain healthy. But the government-funded study marks the longest test of whether exercise makes a difference once memory begins to slip – research carried out amid a pandemic … Read more

Even a simple exercise can help age the brain, study tips

Even a simple exercise can help age the brain, study tips

New research suggests that even a simple exercise routine could help older Americans with mild memory issues. Doctors have long advised physical activity to help keep the brain healthy. But the government-funded study marks the longest test of whether exercise makes a difference once memory begins to slip – research carried out amid a pandemic … Read more

Even a simple exercise can help age the brain, study tips

Even a simple exercise can help age the brain, study tips

New research suggests that even a simple exercise routine could help older Americans with mild memory issues. Doctors have long advised physical activity to help keep the brain healthy. But the government-funded study marks the longest test of whether exercise makes a difference once memory begins to slip – research carried out amid a pandemic … Read more