About a week ago, I graduated from college. From Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, to be exact. The last 4 years of my life have been neatly wrapped up in one diploma.
People with West Nile fever may also exhibit potentially lethal symptoms in their brains and spinal cords, according to a study published in June in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Muscle and Nerve.
On the heels of the deaths of two elderly Louisianians from the West Nile virus, state health experts are warning that the state of Louisiana could see a spike in the number of fatalities from the disease this year after several quiet years.
Six new cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Louisiana, bringing the total number of cases this year to 10.
The best way to treat something, the saying goes, is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Especially when it comes to cancer, for which treatment remains elusive.
An HIV diagnosis comes with a litany of potential co-infections and diseases, but hepatitis C is one of the most common — and least understood.