Experts insist Covid infected people without symptoms were TWO-THIRDS less likely to pass virus on

Fears about silent spreaders of Covid — who suffer no symptoms but can pass the virus to others — may have been overblown. A study of nearly 30,000 people has found asymptomatic carriers are about 68 percent less likely to pass the virus on than those who get sick. No10 used concerns about asymptomatic spread … Read more

Children breastfed past the six-month mark are better thinkers as teenagers, study finds

Babies who are breastfed for longer are better thinkers as teenagers, research suggests. A study of more than 7,800 British children looked at those who had their mother’s milk for less than two months, two to four months, four to six months or over a year. Researchers found those breastfed the longest, above the age … Read more

Another 36 cases of mysterious hepatitis have been recorded, but no new deaths

Another 36 children have fallen sick in the mysterious hepatitis outbreak, health chiefs revealed Wednesday — after six deaths were linked to the illness. It brings the tally of children affected by the liver inflammation to 216 across 37 states, with Mississippi and Utah the latest to be added to the growing list. No new … Read more

390 million-year-old fish-like creature revealed to be one of our earliest ancestors

A 390 million-year-old, fish-like creature with four limbs is probably not who you’d expect to find in your family tree. But a new study has shown that the creature, called Palaeospondylus gunni, could be one of our earliest ancestors. Fossils of the eel-like creature are abundant in Caithness, Scotland, having first been discovered there in … Read more

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 … Read more

Could sea corals be used to treat CANCER? Scientists discover ‘holy grail’ chemical in soft corals

Could sea corals be used to treat CANCER? Scientists discover a ‘holy grail’ anti-cancer chemical in common soft corals off the Florida coast The chemical, called eleutherobin, has been shown to have cytotoxic properties It was first found in a rare coral off the coast of Australia in the 1990s Since then scientists haven’t been … Read more

Huge asteroid TWICE the size of the Burj Khalifa will pass Earth on Friday

Huge asteroid TWICE the size of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, will pass Earth on Friday – and is the biggest space rock to come our way in 2022 The asteroid, named 7335 (1989 JA) measures 1.1 miles in diameter The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is just over 0.5 miles tall … Read more

NASA warns deadly ‘SHARKCANO’ where mutant sharks live in an acidic undersea crater is erupting

‘Sharkcano’ is erupting! NASA satellite images capture a plume of discolored water emitting from the Kavachi Volcano where mutant sharks live in an acidic underwater crater Satellite images show a plume of discolored water being emitted from Kavachi The data suggests volvanic activity on several days in April and May 2022 Kavachi has been dubbed … Read more

Belgium becomes first country to introduce compulsory monkeypox quarantine

Belgium has become the first country to introduce a compulsory 21-day monkeypox quarantine – as 14 countries now confirm outbreaks of the viral disease and doctors warn of a ‘significant rise’ in UK cases Those who contract the virus will now have to self-isolate for three weeks, Belgian health authorities have said, after three cases … Read more