Poliovirus detected in NYC sewage; health officials urge vaccination

Meanwhile, officials in London reported finding poliovirus over 100 times in sewage. Enlarge / Transmission electron micrograph of poliovirus type 1. (credit: Getty | BSIP) Health officials in New York are ramping up efforts t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaAug 13th, 2022

Incident responders increasingly seek out mental health assistance

Incident responders are primarily driven by a strong sense of duty to protect others. This responsibility that’s increasingly challenged by the surge of disruptive attacks, from the proliferation of ransomware attacks to the recent rise of wiper ma.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Nobel shines light on paleogenetics, study of ancient DNA

While some may have been surprised that the Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to a paleogeneticist Monday, researchers say understanding our distant ancestors helps explain modern human health—even when it comes to COVID......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

The Problem With Mental Health Bots

With human therapists in short supply, AI chatbots are trying to plug the gap—but it’s not clear how well they work......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 1st, 2022

Single-cell tools give insight into active antibiotic resistome in soils

Soil antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is posing increasing health risks due to possible transmission to humans through direct contact and through the food chain. However, soil AMR studies have relied mostly on environmental DNA that could come from dea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Mental health in the UK is about to get worse, and inequality will have a lot to do with it

The U.K. government's recent mini-budget has come in for a lot of criticism. Its effect on stock markets, pensions and the value of the pound have barely been out of the news. As a clinical psychologist, one issue I find alarming, but has barely been.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Ultra-processed foods are trashing our health and the planet

Our world is facing a huge challenge: we need to create enough high-quality, diverse and nutritious food to feed a growing population—and do so within the boundaries of our planet. This means significantly reducing the environmental impact of the g.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Best period-tracking apps for Android and iOS

Women's reproductive health can be complicated, so here are our favorite period- and fertility-tracking apps for iOS and Android......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Apple Korea offices raided by antitrust officials [u]

Officials from Korea's Fair Trade Commission conducted a dawn raid on Apple's offices in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, over allegations that its App Store has been collecting 33% in-app payment fees, rather than its stated 30%.Apple has previously settled a Sou.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

How to view and manage compromised passwords on iOS 16

Here's how to identify which of your passwords have been compromised and how to change them on your iPhone.It's essential to maintain good digital health. This includes, but is not limited to, creating strong passwords that are not easily guessed.In.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Hurricane Ian wreaks havoc on Florida, regains steam in Atlantic

Hurricane Ian unleashed "historic" devastation in Florida, leaving a yet unknown number of dead in its wake, officials said Thursday, as the storm restrengthened in the Atlantic on a path toward the Carolinas......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Searches for health topics on YouTube now highlights personal stories

A new YouTube feature attempts to highlight another type of informational resource for those researching health issues: personal stories......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

When Should You Get the New COVID Booster and the Flu Shot?

Now is a good time to get both your COVID and flu shots, according to a nurse and public health expert.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

Wildfire smoke exposure hurts learning outcomes

When wildfire smoke pollutes the air in schoolyards and classrooms, as it does with increasing frequency and severity across the country, it hurts not only children's health but also their ability to learn and possibly their future earning power, acc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

Fitbit Sense 2 review: A smart way to focus on fitness

The Fitbit Sense 2 is a smartwatch that features powerful sensors and software for advanced fitness and health tracking. Here's our review......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

Scientists say a One Health approach to plant health is vital to achieving sustainable global food security

A team of scientists argues that a One Health approach to plant health is vital if we are to sustainably feed a growing population expected to reach 10 billion by 2050......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

Larval health of an Antarctic cold-water coral species may be resistant to warming water

The larval health of an Antarctic cold-water coral species may be resistant to warming water temperatures, a University of Maine study finds, bringing new hope for the climate change resilience of deep-sea ecosystems in the Western Antarctic Peninsul.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

NHS app hits 30 million downloads in England

The health service says 448,000 people have used the app to make decisions on organ donations......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

Supply chain for e-health accelerating move beyond China

With the US-China conflict entering the long term, the electronics supply chain is not the only one seeking production outside of China. The e-health supply chain is said to be moving out as well. Manufacturers including Quanta, Foxconn, and Catcher.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

Unusual Ebola strain kills 23 in Uganda; no vaccines, treatments available

The Sudan species of Ebolavirus has a fatality rate between 41% and 100%. Enlarge / Health measures are taken at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital after an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda. (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) Health.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

China-owned Nexteer wins $25.5 million in pandemic relief funds from Michigan

The incentives are a "critical factor" in keeping the auto supplier from moving its sole domestic manufacturing plant in Saginaw to a lower-cost region, state officials said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsSep 27th, 2022