What Is Monkeypox and Should You Be Worried?
A case of the rare and potentially dangerous monkeypox has been confirmed in the U.S., with two news cases appearing in the U.K., bringing the total number there to nine. The infected Massachusetts man had recently traveled to Canada and is now receiving treatment in hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Health said the case poses no risk to the public. It’s the first reported infection in the U.S. so far this year and follows reports of scattered cases in Europe. In addition, health officials in Canada are investigating up to 13 cases in Montreal, Radio-Canada...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Damian Shepherd and Alex Millson / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire Disease healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Particularly in the north, the opioid crisis is top of mind this Ontario election
When Felicia Fahey heads to the ballot box June 2, her cousin, Steven Legault, will be top of her thoughts. In September 2020, Legault died of an accidental overdose. For many Ontarians — particularly those in the north — the toll of addictions and a toxic drug supply is an important election issue. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Sudbury Source Type: news

A Massachusetts Man Is Infected With Monkeypox
The case, the first in the U.S. this year, follows unusual clusters discovered in Europe and Canada. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Medicine and Health Great Britain Disease Rates Viruses Public Health Department (Mass) Canada Europe Massachusetts Smallpox Source Type: news

US case of monkeypox reported in Massachusetts man
Massachusetts has reported a case of monkeypox in a man who recently traveled to Canada (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S.
Health officials in Quebec are investigating more than a dozen cases of suspected monkeypox in Canada, after U.S. and European health officials confirmed rising cases of the rare infectious disease — suggesting a wider outbreak may be happening globally. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Rare monkeypox case confirmed in Massachusetts
The virus was found in a man who had recently traveled to Canada, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Wednesday. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meryl Kornfield Source Type: news

Breast screening shows benefits for women in their 40s
A study from Canada indicates that women in their 40s who received mammograph...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can AI help target breast screening at high-risk women? AI aids with breast screening, reduces workload for radiologists Eyewitness accounts show faults of Canadian mammo trials Can AI and radiologists work in harmony for double reading? Pandemic led to fewer mammograms, breast cancer treatmentsComments: 5/18/2022 12:33:39 PMbenUpdateTest9456 watch here:- https://ontvaccess.com/moviestv/   watch here:- https://ontvaccess.com/moviestv/   watch here:- https://ontvaccess.com/mov...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ontario reports 1,248 COVID-19 hospitalizations, 16 more deaths Wednesday
Ontario is reporting 1,248 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and 16 more deaths linked to the virus. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

New Data Show TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Binds to Both Inflammatory Cells and Interleukin (IL)-23, Supporting a Hypothesis for a Differentiated Mechanism from Risankizumab
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the first results of the in vitro MODIF-Y studies, supporting a hypothesis that may differentiate the mechanism of first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab) from risankizumab due to the ability of TREMFYA to bind to CD64 positive (CD64+) cells in addition to interleukin (IL)-23 — both of which are key components of the immune system. 1,2 These findings, which are being presented at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) annual meeting May 18-21, 2022 in Portland, Oregon, demonstrate TREMFYA bind...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

N.B. falls short of target to improve system following suicide of teen
One year after promising to implement 21 recommendations within the fiscal year to fix the issues identified in the wake of Lexi Daken's death, the province has only completed seven of them. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Sask. might not have counted all COVID-19 deaths, excess mortality numbers suggest
Data from Statistics Canada and confirmation from the Saskatchewan government indicate the province might have undercounted COVID-19 deaths in 2021. It's the result of a figure known as excess mortality, which happens when more deaths occur during a certain period of time than what would be typically expected.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Investigators search for culprit behind norovirus outbreak in B.C. oysters
Norovirus contamination in B.C.'s most productive oyster growing region has become a regular occurrence, setting back the industry's international reputation and putting farmers on edge. Investigators are chasing down the cause of this year's outbreak after laws and regulations failed to prevent it. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

They fled war, had gentle souls, drove sports cars. Families tell the lives of those lost at Herron
Quebec coroner Géhane Kamel carefully laid out the medical histories and probable causes of death for each person in her report. Here is more about the lives of some of them. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Nova Scotia paramedics want better pay and they want it now
The union that represents paramedics in Nova Scotia have told a legislature committee its members should get an immediate and substantial raise like the continuing care assistants received in February. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Should you wear a mask? Advice for navigating a mask-optional Canada
General mask mandates have been lifted in every province, yet many health authorities still recommend wearing them in public indoor settings. Here's some advice to help you evaluate when and where to don a mask. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news