Tag Archives: Sick

Can You Get Sick from Toilet Seats?

Ryazantsev Dmitriy/shutterstock The answer will have you second-guessing taking the time to protect your bum. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. We know you probably use a toilet seat cover or some toilet paper on public toilet seats in an… Read More »

Real reason parasites make you sick

Parasitic infections can take many forms — from those that leave you struggling with a gastrointestinal infection to others that attach to the hair or skin like mites or lice. A parasite is an organism that lives in or on an organism of another species. It can cause disease in humans which are categorised into… Read More »

To sleep, perchance to heal: Newly discovered gene governs need for slumber when sick

Humans spend nearly one-third of their lives in slumber, yet sleep is still one of biology’s most enduring mysteries. Little is known about what genetic or molecular forces drive the need to sleep — until now. In a study of over 12,000 lines of fruit flies, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the… Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey leaves over 200 sick across U.S.

(Reuters) – More than 200 people from across the United States have fallen ill, 84 of them hospitalized, from an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products that prompted a second voluntary recall on Friday, the U.S. government said. The latest food-safety advisory from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in… Read More »