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West Nile virus detected in Idaho mosquitoes – LocalNews8.com

CANYON COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus (WNV) were detected in Canyon County on June 14, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. The positive mosquitoes are the first detected in the state this year. They …

Nail polish remover, hair products send thousands of kids to ER, study finds – New York Post

About every two hours a child is taken to the emergency room for injuries related to cosmetic and beauty products kept inside the home. Items like shampoo, lotion, makeup and nail polish remover seem to pose the biggest threat to children under 5, according …

California Vaccine Bill Amended To Appease Governor

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). A California lawmaker on Tuesday made substantial changes to his contentious vaccine bill after Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials raised concerns that the measure was too strict and…

Garden snails may have secret weapons against aggressive bacteria

Have you ever wondered how snails can spend their time crawling over dirt rife with potentially dangerous bacteria but manage to stay healthy? Two British scientists did, and this led them to discover new proteins that can fight harmful bacteria. Who would t…

Diagnosing IBD: Noninvasive method trialed in mice

New research in mice shows that immuno-positron emission tomography can accurately detect inflammatory bowel disease in a murine model and that the imaging technique can reveal specific details regarding mediators of inflammation. Inflammatory bowel disease …

Autism conspiracy theories show the lengths parents will go to “cure” their kids – Vox.com

Like many autistic people, I dont handle background noise well. My senses and brain cant separate it from any other sounds. Its often just as loud as, if not louder than, what Im trying to listen to. And the effort it takes to try to handle that issue while f…

Summer camps are requiring children get vaccinated amid measles fears – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Each summer, as Lauren Rutkowski and her husband Joel await the arrival of energized, sun-kissed children for their seven-week camp, the couple surveys the canoes and paddleboards, the arts and crafts, the food menus — and every camper’s vaccination records. …

Engineers Built a Robotic Lionfish With an Energetic Bloodstream – Smithsonian

A lionfish swims against the current, its tail moving like a pendulum in slow motion. But this fish isn’t like its cold-blooded counterparts. It’s a robot, and instead of blood running through its veins, it circulates an energy-dense liquid to both power its …
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