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Hospital beds are being filled with RSV cases, which can seriously infect infants

Aesop Light, a 4-month-old boy, was alert and happy on Sunday night. He was struggling to breathe by Monday morning. Tara Light and Corey Light took Aesop to an emergency room in the Chicago suburbs. However, the hospital didn’t have a children’s wing so Aesop had to be rushed to an ambulance at another hospital …

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Get flu shots as soon as possible, the CDC warns of potentially severe season

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu and other respiratory diseases are reported at a higher rate than usual in the United States at this time of the year. “We have noticed that flu activity has started to increase across most of the country,” Dr. Rochelle Wilensky, director at the CDC, stated. …

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A new study shows that dementia signs can be detected almost a decade before diagnosis

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that it is possible to detect dementia in patients up to a decade before they are diagnosed. These findings make it possible to screen patients at high risk for dementia who are eligible for early medical treatment. New treatments are also possible to be made available in …

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Gates Foundation pledges $1.2B for polio elimination globally

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $1.2 billion to help end polio worldwide. This money will be used for the implementation of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s strategy until 2026. According to a Sunday statement, the foundation stated that the initiative aims to eradicate the polio virus from Afghanistan and Pakistan, which are …

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