Category Archives: Physical and Mental Health

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Cancer tumors gain drug resistance!!!

Researchers have identified a mechanism by which tumors become resistant to cancer drugs.Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have discovered a new mechanism that explains how some tumors can develop resistance to certain cancer drugs. The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, could help in the development of new types of medication that […]

Insulin sensitivity can be affected by using combined carbs and sweeteners

A new study shows that mixing artificial sweeteners with carbohydrates alters a person’s sensitivity to sweet tastes, which may impact insulin sensitivity. Taste is not just a sense that allows us to enjoy gourmet delicacies. It plays a very practical role in maintaining health. Our ability to taste unpleasant flavors has helped humans steer clear […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Get answers of your questions…

With sudden outbreak of infections with a coronavirus has spread global anxiety and concerns that virus might spread too far and too fast and cause dramatic harm before health officials find a way to stop it. But what are the realities of the new coronavirus outbreak? We investigate. In December last year, reports started to […]

Why it so hard to study nutrition?

Nutrition is wrapped in multiple confusions. Why is it so hard to determine whether a food is good or bad for health? In medical science, proving any theory is difficult. The science of nutrition is no different, but it also has some unique challenges. In this feature, we outline just some of these stumbling blocks. […]