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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Million of these people are right here in the US. Lewy body dementia is the...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation recognizing September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. The governor’s proclamation included important...

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) is proud to announce that fifty outstanding Huntington’s disease (HD) care facilities are being awarded the designation of HDSA Centers of Excellence...

The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) applauds House and Senate passage of the domestic priorities and international assistance appropriations minibus, H.R. 1865. H.R.1865 reauthorizes...

Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center partners with U. of Alabama in $2.5M NIH study Can a wearable device that monitors what you eat help you lose weight? Researchers at The Miriam Hospital, in...

Iowa state health officials have reported 23 cases of severe respiratory illness associated with vaping to date. Of the 23 Iowa cases, ages range from 17 to 60 and 18 have reported the use of THC. Mirroring...

The Georgia Department of Health identified the state’s first death from a vaping-associated illness. The patient had a history of heavy nicotine vaping, but no reported history of vaping THC. To date,...

Florida state health officials have reported the first death linked to Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping. Health officials offered no information concerning the case but did note...

Researchers examined factors that help predict language development in speech-delayed children with autism Fine motor skills – used for eating, writing and buttoning clothing – may be a strong predictor...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report concerning severe respiratory illness possibly linked to vaping, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) learned of the death of...