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U.S. life expectancy falls to decades lowest level

According to recent CDC data, life expectancy in the United States fell once more in 2021 after dropping historically in 2020, to its lowest level in decades. The average American could anticipate living till the age of 76 in 2021, down from 77 in 2020 and 79 in 2019. This represents the largest 2-year fall […]

Ublituxima shows promising results in the new Multiple Sclerosis treatment trials

An experimental antibody therapy for multiple sclerosis can cut symptom flare-ups by half, versus a standard treatment, a new clinical trial has found. Multiple Sclerosis serious disease which causes you to slowly lose control of your body and become less able to move. Those symptoms include loss of vision in an eye, loss of power […]

Fabimycin demonstrated potential in the fight against more than 200 antibiotic-resistant microorganisms

The results of this study appear in ACS Central Science. Bacterial antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria mutate over time and no longer respond to antibiotics, making infections more difficult to treat and increasing the risk of disease spread, severe illness, and death. Scientists have described infections due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria as a threat to modern […]

The CDC urges the general public to be cautious of the rare and fatal bacterial disease called Melioidosis

Though it is a serious illness, the risk to the general population remains low, the CDC added. A bacteria that causes a rare but serious disease has been discovered in soil and water samples in the Gulf Coast region of Mississippi after two people who live near each other fell ill. In a notice issued […]

The evolution of E. coli bacteria is the subject of a recent study

New evidence shows that genetic material from E. coli in farm animals may have contributed to the evolution of dangerous pandemic strains of E. coli in humans. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a type of bacteria that can be found in the environment, foods, and the intestines of humans and animals. E. coli is a […]

AI diagnostic tool to detect COVID-related Lung damage

A new computer-aided diagnostic tool developed by King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) scientists could help overcome some of the challenges of monitoring lung health following viral infection. The new method developed by KAUST — known as Deep-Lung Parenchyma-Enhancing (DLPE) — overlays artificial intelligence algorithms on top of standard chest imaging data to […]

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