Monday, June 24, 2024

Monkeypox Virus: WHO European Official Warns Cases Could Accelerate In Coming Months

Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, has warned that the cases of monkeypox could accelerate in the coming months. He said monkeypox cases have been reported in some European countries, including Portugal and Sweden, and in the United States, Canada, and Australia.

Scientists Develop AI Tool to Detect Two Life-Threatening Heart Conditions

Researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to detect and distinguish between two heart conditions called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and cardiac amyloidosis. The tool could help detect these unrecognized, life-threatening cardiac diseases.

Heart Medication Found in Kamila Valieva’s System Could Boost Training and Performance

Trimetazidine, a drug used for angina (chest pain), was found in Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva’s system. Dr. Sean Heffron told PEOPLE that this heart medication could help boost one’s training and performance. However, it is unclear how the drug entered Valieva’s system.

OnlyFans Will Prohibit Sexually Explicit Content from October

OnlyFans has announced that it will prohibit sexually explicit content from 1 October. The company said it will no longer allow creators to post sexually explicit content due to the pressure from its banking and payment provider partners.

FDA Notifies Amazon over Sale of Sexual Enhancement Products Containing Sildenafil

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified Amazon's CEO that some of the products on the company’s website were tainted with sildenafil, tadalafil, and vardenafil. The FDA said in a letter that some sexual enhancement and weight-loss products contained these prescription drugs.

Footballer Arrested On Suspicion of Child Sex Offences

A Premier League footballer was arrested last week on suspicion of child sex offenses. However, he was released on bail after being interviewed by police. The player has been suspended by his club as the GMP’s major incident team is investigating the case.

Dallas Resident Diagnosed With Monkeypox, a Rare Viral Illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported a case of monkeypox in a Dallas resident, who recently returned from Nigeria. The patient has been admitted to a Dallas hospital and is stable. The CDC said monkeypox is a rare but serious viral illness, which is not as contagious as COVID.