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Picture Alliance | Getty Images UK health authorities have said they are urgently investigating a rare polio virus discovery in sewage samples in London, potentially putting Britain’s polio-free status at risk for the first time in almost two decades. “We are urgently investigating to better understand the extent of this transmission and the NHS has …

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Young women's psychological distress increases when they change their identity away from the heterosexual norm

Young women’s psychological distress increases when they change their identity away from the heterosexual norm

New research provides evidence that sexual identity changes tend to be associated with increased psychological distress among young women. But the findings, published in the Journal of Health and Social Behaviorindicates that this association primarily impacts women who move towards more same-sex orientations. “There is a perception in our society that sexual orientation, and thus …

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National incident declared over polio virus findings in London sewage | Polio

Public health officials have declared a national incident after routine surveillance of wastewater in north and east London found evidence of community transmission of poliovirus for the first time. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said waste from the Beckton sewage treatment works in Newham tested positive for vaccine-derived poliovirus in February and that further …

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MailOnline tries the world’s first plant-based filet mignon steaks

MailOnline has tried the world’s first plant-based filet mignon steak – and it’s shockingly close to the real thing. Created by a Slovenian firm called Juicy Marbles, the fake filet mignon contains fat made from sunflower oil and soy protein that mimics real flesh. Rather than using 3D printing or scaffolding, Juicy Marbles uses a …

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UK public health officials declare national incident over poliovirus | Polio

Public health officials have declared a national incident after routine surveillance of wastewater in north and east London found evidence of community transmission of poliovirus for the first time. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said waste from the Beckton sewage treatment works in Newham tested positive for vaccine-derived poliovirus in February and that further …

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Latest Covid-19 News: New York City Prepares to Vaccinate Children Under 5

Latest Covid-19 News: New York City Prepares to Vaccinate Children Under 5

President Biden spoke about Covid-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 on Tuesday from the White House.Credit…Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times President Biden on Tuesday marked what White House officials have cast as the unofficial beginning of the US vaccination campaign for children younger than 5, visiting a site in Washington, DC, to meet with …

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A man contracted a new antibiotic-resistant 'super gonorrhea' strain after having sex on an international trip

A man contracted a new antibiotic-resistant ‘super gonorrhea’ strain after having sex on an international trip

A medical illustration of one type of drug-resistant, Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria from 2019.CDC/ Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit An Austrian man caught a new strain of gonorrhea that is resistant to common treatments. He had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Cambodia, according to scientists. If such strains keeping spreading, many gonorrhea cases …

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Family Gets Extremely Rare Muscle-Wasting Disease after Eating Toxic Fish

Three members of a family in Australia have all contracted a rare disease after eating recently thawed and cooked queen snapper fish. Haff disease, also known as rhabdomyolysis, is a rare condition that is often associated with eating cooked seafood. The disease causes muscle tissue to break down and release muscle fiber contents into the …

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US begins rolling out COVID vaccines for young children

US begins rolling out COVID vaccines for young children

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The United States has begun distributing COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as six months around the country, and availability of the shots will improve in the coming days, according to White House COVID-19 response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha. US regulators authorized Moderna Inc’s (MRNA.O) two-dose vaccine for children …

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