Category Archives: Physical and Mental Health

COVID-19: Vaccines continue to progress as more proof of long-lasting immunity emerges

In our ‘Hope behind the headlines’ series, we continue to round up the most encouraging results in COVID-19 research. But, as the pandemic continues to unfold with many countries embracing a second lockdown, a critical approach to these hopeful results is more necessary than ever. In a live social media chat, Dr. Anthony Fauci announced […]

What are the causes and types of arthritis?

Arthritis means joint inflammation, but the term is used to describe around 200 conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissue. It is a rheumatic condition. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis. Other common rheumatic conditions related to arthritis include gout, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Rheumatic […]

What are suicidal thoughts?

Suicidal thoughts, or suicide ideation, refers to thinking about or planning suicide. Thoughts can range from creating a detailed plan to having a fleeting consideration. It does not include the final act of suicide. Many people experience suicidal thoughts, especially during times of stress or when they are facing mental or physical health challenges. Suicidal […]

Six cervical pillow options

The neck makes up a small portion of the spinal column. Healthcare professionals refer to this section as the cervical spine. A specialist cervical pillow adds a layer of extra support for the neck while a person sleeps or lies down. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the cervical spine consists of […]

COVID-19: Scientists revised incubation period to 7.7 days

The average incubation period for COVID-19 may be longer than a week, according to new data from more than 1,000 people who contracted the new coronavirus in Wuhan, China. The incubation period of a disease is the time between infection and the emergence of symptoms. Although it varies from person to person, understanding the average […]

Food can fight against erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a condition that can make it difficult to get or maintain an erection. Following certain diets or eating specific foods may be helpful. In this article, we look at what foods people can include in their diet to help combat erectile dysfunction. What is it? Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that […]

What causes fatigue, and how to recover?

Fatigue is more than just tiredness. Fatigue can make it hard to get out of bed in the morning and prevent a person from fulfilling their daily tasks. Physical and mental fatigue are different, but they often occur together. Repeated physical exhaustion can lead to mental fatigue over time. Poor sleep, particularly when it occurs […]

Physical distancing and wearing face masks is much effective of Covid-19

A new study provides the best available evidence for key ways of reducing SARS-CoV-2 transmission. A new meta-analysis, which brings together a significant amount of research on SARS-CoV-2 and related coronavirus protection, provides the best available evidence for physical distancing, mask use, and eye protection. Until randomized controlled trials are conducted and can offer a […]

Can people get COVID-19 twice?

Despite the growing body of research on the novel coronavirus, one question that may concern many people is whether they can get COVID-19 twice. In this article, we take a look at the research to try to determine whether a person can get COVID-19 more than once. Reinfection Anthony Fauci, MD, the Director of the […]

What is compulsive sexual behavior??

Compulsive sexual behavior is a condition in which an individual cannot manage their sexual behavior. Persistent sexual thoughts interfere with their ability to work, maintain relationships, and complete their daily activities. Some people refer to compulsive sexual behavior as sexual addiction. However, the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) published guidelines advising […]