A cancer-fighting version of herpes shows promise in early human trials

An illustration of a herpes simplex virus. Illustration: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Scientists may be able to turn a longtime bacterial enemy into a cancer-fighting ally, new research suggests this week. In preliminary data from a phase I trial, a genetically modified version of the herpes virus has shown promise in treating difficult-to-eradicate tumors, with one patient … Read more

How to recognize a male yeast infection

Photo: chief (Shutterstock) You may not have known that people with penises can get yeast infectionssince advertising for over-the-counter help is wiofdirected at those who do not. Padvice on prevention is usually directed at the vagina, and yeast infection treatment is typically categorized as women’s health. In fairness, the vaginas get the majority of yeast … Read more

What Are the Vabbing and Mucus Fishing Trends on TikTok? Adults without contact guide to children’s culture

Whether they are toddlers, teenagers or 23-year-olds, young people are disgusting. Of course, old people are also disgusting because being ugly is the human condition. So let’s celebrate by digging into the trends and topics that fascinate internet youth this week: slime fishing, vabbing and most disgusting of all, hdesire to work for a living. … Read more

What to do if you have COVID symptoms but your home test is negative

Photo: Photo royalty (Shutterstock) There was a time when testing positive for COVID came with confidence that you wouldn’t be reinfected for a few months. Unfortunately, we no longer has that sense of short-term protection. In addition to keeping yourself safe with one well-fitting maskit’s smart to redeem yours free COVID tests by mail and … Read more

What to do if you have COVID symptoms but your home test is negative

Photo: Photo royalty (Shutterstock) There was a time when testing positive for COVID came with confidence that you wouldn’t be reinfected for a few months. Unfortunately, we no longer has that sense of short-term protection. In addition to keeping yourself safe with one well-fitting maskit’s smart to redeem yours free COVID tests by mail and … Read more