Category Archives: Health

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 […]

Yoga Facts You Should Know: 20 Fresh Stats

Yoga statistics from previous years suggest it’s been gaining increased popularity due to its powerful properties regarding both physical and mental health. Originally, the purpose of yoga was to train the mind self-observation and raise awareness of one’s own nature. This 5,000-year-old type of exercise coming from India engages both the mind as well as the […]

Loss of smell and taste could be symptoms of COVID-19: New study identifies

A new study looking at the data of people who tested positive for COVID-19 backs up recent claims that the loss of the senses of smell and taste can be a symptom of the disease. Earlier this month, preliminary findings in a preprint started making headlines because they suggested that the list of possible COVID-19 […]

Myths explored behind Coronavirus (Covid-19)

As the coronavirus continues to make the news, a host of untruths has surrounded the topic. In this special feature, we address some of these myths and conspiracies. The novel coronavirus, now known as SARS-CoV-2, has spread from Wuhan, China, to every continent on Earth except Antarctica. The World Health Organization (WHO) officially changed their […]