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Use of Alcohol during COVID-19 pandemic

There are claims that drinking alcohol can help protect people from SARS-CoV-2, which is the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This is not true. According to the European World Health Organization (WHO), alcohol does not protect against infection or illness relating to COVID-19. In fact, it is possible that alcohol consumption may increase the chance of […]

COVID-19 effecting Air Quality in two ways!

A recent satellite analysis suggests that the COVID-19 lockdown is reducing two pollutants but increasing another. With so many people working from home or sheltering in place, a reduction in automobile emissions is one potentially positive outcome of the pandemic, even if it is temporary. The American Geophysical Union’s journal Geophysical Research Letters recently published […]

Things to know about Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. It develops in lymphocytes, which are a type of white blood cell. These cells help fight disease in the body and play an essential role in the body’s immune defenses. As this type of cancer is present in the lymph system, it can quickly metastasize, or spread, […]

Maintain your muscles with Potato protein

Research suggests that potato protein can increase the rate of protein production in the muscles. A new study suggests that protein derived from potatoes can be of high quality and help a person develop and maintain muscle mass. The research, which appears in the journal Nutrients, could be important now that an increasing number of […]

Study shows that Health and well-being will improve if you spend time in the garden

New research suggests that people who have access to a private garden and actively make use of it have better health and well-being than those without a garden. A study by a team of researchers from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom and the Royal Horticultural Society, a U.K. charity, has found that […]

Facebook is going to pay $52M for 11,250 content moderators’ mental health issues

Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to its content moderators as compensation for mental health issues caused by their work. The internet is already generally a cesspool of filth and cruelty, so one can only imagine the incredibly horrific things its moderators are forced to witness every day. The payment is part of the […]

How does yoga work?

Yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,000-year history in ancient Indian philosophy. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. In more recent years, it has become popular as a form of physical exercise based upon poses that promote improved control of the mind and body and […]

New drug candidate against novel Covid-19

A team of scientists from China has found a new candidate drug against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which works by inhibiting a key part of the virus’s machinery. Much of the world is on hold until scientists find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, which has, so far, claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. However, […]

How to effectively disinfect Covid masks at home…

Researchers conclude that homemade masks and some medical masks can withstand simple disinfection without significantly reducing their effectiveness. A new study has found that disinfecting homemade masks by heating them may not significantly reduce their effectiveness — and that some medical masks can undergo this process and still be effective. The research, published in the […]

Talking to Dead: How 1918 Pandemic Spanish Flue spurred Spiritualism Craze

When the influenza pandemic hit the U.S. between 1918 and 1920, Americans wanted answers. Their questions weren’t limited to what caused the pandemic or might prevent the next one. They struggled with more eternal concerns, such as what happens to us after we die and whether it’s possible to communicate with dead loved ones. The flu […]