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Monday, 4 July 2022

Fauci Says He Had Paxlovid Rebound, Worse Symptoms

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Anthony Fauci, MD, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, said Tuesday that he went through a “Paxlovid rebound” that can occur after taking the antiviral to recover from COVID-19. The symptoms that he had…

Italian experts says semen can be vehicle for monkeypox infection

Researchers in Italy who were first to identify the presence of monkeypox in semen are broadening their testing, saying early results suggest sperm can be a vehicle for infection. A team at Rome’s Spallanzani Hospital, which specializes in infectious diseases, revealed in a study published on June 2 that the…

What Are the Benefits of a Fourth Vaccination Against COVID?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The fourth vaccination against COVID-19 is the subject of intense discussion. Immunity against new Omicron variants (currently BA.4 and BA.5) is getting weaker and weaker. Is another vaccination with the available vaccines worth it? For Leif…

What is cellulitis? A dermatologist explains

Your skin usually deflects any bacteria it encounters, protecting you from all sorts of infections. However, when you get a bug bite or a rash, some of that bacteria can sneak in, potentially causing serious consequences. For example, you might develop cellulitis—it’s the most common infection that occurs when bacteria…

Researchers explore the impact of dance therapy in patients with breast cancer

Cancer is a public health problem that is currently the second leading cause of death throughout the world. Its occurrence has increased in both developing as well as developed countries. Study: Effects of dance therapy in women with breast cancer: A systematic review protocol. Image Credit: Eugene Titov/Shutterstock Breast cancer…

Need a serious energy boost? Try a 20-minute ‘caffeine nap’

Eyes rolling in the back of your head with tiredness? Make yourself an espresso and go to bed – in that order. If you’re feeling tired or lethargic and you’re lucky enough to be working from home, you’ve got two solutions: drink more coffee or have a snooze. And if you…