Monkeypox outbreak questions intensify as cases soar
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(Jon Cohen/ Science) — The sudden appearance of monkeypox in 13 countries on four continents has jolted the public health community into action. A much milder cousin of smallpox that sporadically causes small outbreaks in Africa, monkeypox is thought to spread slowly and is unlikely to be a pandemic in the making.

But scientists  …

Treatment for Crohn’s disease shows promising results at Montreal hospital
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(Matt Gilmour/ Daniel J. Rowe/ CTV News) — Doctors at Montreal’s Ste-Justine Hospital say they have a treatment for Crohn’s Disease that helps keep children out of hospital and improves their long-term health.

Ten-year-old Mikael Carpentier was diagnosed four years ago with the inflammatory bowel disease,  …