Jennifer Lee

September 29, 2019
Afsca asks pet owners to be more vigilant on Rabies awareness day – The Brussels Times

Afsca asks pet owners to be more vigilant on Rabies awareness day – The Brussels Times

Pet owners (dogs, cats, ferrets…) who are travelling with their furry friend must make sure their animal is vaccinated against rabies.  Afsca issued the reminder on Saturday, for Rabies awareness day. The Federal Food Chain Security Agency (Afsca) is respons…
September 29, 2019
I suffer from a rare disease that causes my joints to dislocate up to 80 times a day – The Sun

I suffer from a rare disease that causes my joints to dislocate up to 80 times a day – The Sun

LAUREN Blake, 19, is a Girl Guide Unit Leader. She lives in Southampton with her parents Jane, 54, a stock auditor, and Andrew, 56, a chef. Watching from the sidelines as my friends danced at our school prom, I longed to be up there with them. Lauren is de…
September 28, 2019
Local communities now at high risk of EEE virus – WWLP.com

Local communities now at high risk of EEE virus – WWLP.com

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – There are a total of 12 human cases of EEE in Massachusetts and three people have died from the virus. Local communities including Agawam, East Longmeadow, Longmeadow, Southwick, Springfield, West Springfield, and Westfield are now a…
September 28, 2019
Man who lost limbs after dog licked his face in rare illness remains loyal to pet – The Independent

Man who lost limbs after dog licked his face in rare illness remains loyal to pet – The Independent

Its hard to regard Ellie as a menace.  When Greg Manteufel is frustrated or feeling down, she sits by him. At night, she sleeps under his covers. At dinner, shes there next to him, knowing hell throw something her way. She belies the stereotype of the vicio…
September 28, 2019
Alcohol and dementia risk: A complex relationship – Medical News Today

Alcohol and dementia risk: A complex relationship – Medical News Today

Although alcohol has been popular for millennia, and dementia is increasingly prevalent, scientists are yet to understand the relationship between the two. A recent study sets out for answers. With dementia predicted to affect 13.9 million adults in the Unit…
September 27, 2019
Why being an optimist is good for your heart – CNN

Why being an optimist is good for your heart – CNN

Why being an optimist is good for your heart - CNN
September 27, 2019
14 counties to spray for mosquitoes amid EEE outbreak – WOODTV.com

14 counties to spray for mosquitoes amid EEE outbreak – WOODTV.com

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) Due to the growing number of mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis cases, state health officials said 14 counties have agreed to aerial spraying for the pest. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday …
September 27, 2019
Molecule in the immune system triggers ‘cancer suicide’ in the lab – Daily Mail

Molecule in the immune system triggers ‘cancer suicide’ in the lab – Daily Mail

A molecule that is found naturally in the immune system could kill cancer cells, research suggests. King's College London scientists exposed colorectal tumours to the -galactoside-binding protein (GBP) in the laboratory.  They found the protein has 'tumour…
September 26, 2019
EEE reaches Kent County; deer killed by infection – WOODTV.com

EEE reaches Kent County; deer killed by infection – WOODTV.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Grand Rapids Public Schools is canceling and moving games after the first confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Kent County this year. The Kent County Health Department says a deer was sickened by the rare mosquito-borne…