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 Viable monkeypox virus found in nearly all environmental samples from patient's room in first week of infectionViable monkeypox virus found in nearly all environmental samples from patient's room in first week of infection
 
In a new study, researchers investigated the presence of viable monkeypox virus (MPXV) in a room occupied by an infected male patient admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), Singapore.
 
 
 Uganda confirms seven cases of Ebola and one deathUganda confirms seven cases of Ebola and one death
 
Health authorities in Uganda have recently announced an Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in Mubende District, Uganda.
 
   Endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the urine of Danish infantsEndocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the urine of Danish infants
 
Researchers report the finding of several endocrine-disruptor chemicals in the urine of Danish infants.
 
   An unusual case of Monkeypox virus transmission by needlestick injuryAn unusual case of Monkeypox virus transmission by needlestick injury
 
In a recent study published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, researchers described an unusual case of patient-to-healthcare worker (HCW) monkeypox virus (MPXV) transmission via a needlestick injury that occured in Brazil.
 
   How smallpox and monkeypox viruses affect the nervous systemHow smallpox and monkeypox viruses affect the nervous system
 
A recent study provides an overview of existing literature on the complications of infection with both smallpox and monkeypox virus.
 
 Sensory nerve cells in human skin play an important role in pigmentation
 
Sensory nerve cells in human skin play an important role in pigmentationOur skin forms the physical boundary between us and the outside world, yet it still holds a surprising number of secrets.
 
 
 How feasible and accurate are self-collected samples for the diagnosis of monkeypox?
 
How feasible and accurate are self-collected samples for the diagnosis of monkeypox?Researchers evaluated the performance of monkeypox virus (MPXV)-infected patients' self-collected versus physician-collected clinical samples, including skin lesions, pharyngeal, and rectal swabs in the diagnostic tests.
 
 
 Studies explore how differences in skin composition may lead to dermatological conditions
 
Studies explore how differences in skin composition may lead to dermatological conditionsWhy are certain body parts more prone to skin diseases than others? Two new UC Davis Health studies explored how differences in skin composition may lead to dermatological conditions, such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
 
 
 Researchers detect harmful levels of PFAS in all the "stain-resistant" school uniforms
 
Researchers detect harmful levels of PFAS in all the "stain-resistant" school uniformsMillions of schoolchildren in the U.S. and Canada are exposed to potentially harmful levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) everyday through their uniforms, according to a peer-reviewed study published today in Environmental Science & Technology.
 
 
 Study suggests healthcare personnel have a low risk of developing monkeypox when exposed to infected patients
 
Study suggests healthcare personnel have a low risk of developing monkeypox when exposed to infected patientsThe Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has determined how health care personnel (HCP) are affected when exposed to the monkeypox virus and published their findings in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
 
 
 What are the effects of heavy metals on the risk of endometriosis in reproductive-age women?
 
What are the effects of heavy metals on the risk of endometriosis in reproductive-age women?The current study focuses on lead, arsenic, cadmium, and mercury, all of which have been linked to the disordered functioning of the human reproductive system.
 
 
 Majority of adolescents are self-conscious about their appearance, new poll suggests
 
Majority of adolescents are self-conscious about their appearance, new poll suggestsThe majority of adolescents and teens are self-conscious about their appearance, a new national poll suggests.
 
 
 Metal compounds could be the solution for drug-resistant fungal infections
 
Metal compounds could be the solution for drug-resistant fungal infectionsUniversity of Queensland researchers say metal compounds could be the answer to the growing problem of drug-resistant fungal infections.
 
 
 Research pits the simulation of beta radiation in cancer treatment against analytical method
 
Research pits the simulation of beta radiation in cancer treatment against analytical methodA new paper published in EPJ Plus and authored by Eduardo De Paiva, from the Division of Medical Physics at the Institute of Radiation Protection and Dosimetry, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pits the gold standard simulation method used to calculate the interaction of the ionizing radiation with matter and estimate the radiation dose delivered to a target organ—Monte Carlo (MC) simulation — against an alternative analytic method, the Loevinger formula.
 
 
 Lab-grown ‘pigmented’ skin-equivalent commercially available for the first time
 
Lab-grown ‘pigmented’ skin-equivalent commercially available for the first timeLabskin and University of Bradford team up to bring new science in skin health to greater diversity for skin types.
 
 
 Chemical compounds play a pivotal role in host selection behaviors
 
Chemical compounds play a pivotal role in host selection behaviorsA team of researchers headed by UC Riverside found that the combination of carbon dioxide and two chemicals—2-ketoglutaric and lactic acids—evokes a scent that kindles the mosquito to trace and land on its victim.