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Study finds a bidirectional relationship between children’s hyperactivity and harsh parenting

What came first: harsh parenting techniques or conduct problems in children? This can seem like a chicken and egg problem. A new study published in Child Development finds that there is a reciprocal relationship between parenting style and child behaviors, suggesting that altering parenting behavior could greatly help children with socioemotional difficulties. Having socioemotional behaviors …

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Link Between Exercise Intensity and Risk of Infection

Summary: Researchers identify the exertion level where aerosol particle emission increases exponentially, offering an explanation as to why exercise intensity may be linked to the transmission of infections. Source: TUM Before the study, it was known that the respiratory volume for untrained people increases from around 5–15 liters per minute at rest to over 100 …

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Patient 4, a man treated for monkeypox in London in 2019, appeared to make a full recovery from the virus but suffered a post-sex relapse six weeks after being given the all-clear, testing positive for the virus 70-plus days after initially falling ill.  This chart tracks his PCR results for monkeypox using blood (red), throat swabs (green), urine (yellow), and lesions (black) over time.  It also shows how long he suffered from the initial monkeypox rash (dotted line)

One previous UK patient had monkeypox in body for 76 days

Monkeypox may be able to linger in the body for 10 weeks — even after the tell-tale rash has disappeared, scientists say. Experts don’t believe patients can be contagious for that length of time but say that remains the ‘big unanswered question’. The findings are from an analysis of the UK’s seven previous cases, which …

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Everything CDC wants you to know about monkeypox and the current risk level

Enlarge / A negative stain electron micrograph of a monkeypox virus virion in human vesicular fluid. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today provided an update on the monkeypox situation in the US, which is connected to a growing multinational outbreak. It also used the time to address open questions and calm some …

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More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported in 12 countries, including the US

Confirmed cases have been identified in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States — which had between one and five confirmed monkeypox cases as of Saturday, the WHO said. “The situation is evolving and WHO expects there will be more cases of monkeypox identified …

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Long Covid Symptoms and Treatment: What We Know So Far

Among the many confounding aspects of the coronavirus is the spectrum of possible symptoms, as well as their severity and duration. Some people develop mild illness and recover quickly, with no lasting effects. But studies estimate that 10 to 30 percent of people report persistent or new medical issues months after their initial coronavirus infections …

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Monkeypox: CDC monitors 6 people in US for possible rare infection, says public ‘should not be concerned’

Currently, the CDC is monitoring six people in the United States for possible monkeypox infections after they sat near an infected traveler who had symptoms while on a flight from Nigeria to the United Kingdom in early May. Separately, CDC officials also are investigating a case of monkeypox confirmed in a man in Massachusetts who …

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