Covid Lockdown Linked To Increased Suicidal Thoughts
The lockdowns during the Covid-19 pandemic had a significant effect on levels of suicidal ideation, says a new study. The study indicated suicidal ideation, which involves someone thinking about or wishing for their own death, significantly increased in the 2020 post-lockdown patients compared with the…
‘Monkeypox Becoming Endemic In US Can Be Worst Public Health Failure’
Monkeypox becoming endemic in the US would be the “worst public health failure in modern times” because it could have been prevented, says former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) director Scott Gottlieb. Writing in the op-ed, Gottlieb said should the disease become endemic, it would…
Strawberries May Help Fight Alzheimer’s: Study
Adding strawberries to your cereal, salad or smoothie can likely help protect your brain from Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a study. The researchers from RUSH University in the US found that a bioactive compound found in strawberries called pelargonidin may be associated with fewer neurofibrillary tau…
WHO Says Monkeypox Outbreak Can Be Contained
The Monkeypox outbreak, which has so far caused more than 16,000 infections in about 75 countries and five deaths, can be contained, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) official. The infection was declared a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) by the WHO…
Monkeypox Cases Likely Undercounted: Fauci
The monkeypox case is likely undercounted, said top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, emphasizing the need to take the disease more seriously. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has tracked at least 1,814 probable or confirmed cases, while more than…
The Negative Effects Of Social Media
According to a survey conducted by the Royal Society for Public Health, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram all lead to increased feelings of depression, anxiety, poor body image, and loneliness in teenagers.
42 Countries Reported 2,103 Cases Of Monkeypox Since January: WHO
A total of 42 countries, both endemic and non-endemic, have reported 2,103 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox, since the beginning of the year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Monkeypox Primarily Spread Via Sexual Contact, But Containable: WHO
The current outbreak of the monkeypox virus is primarily spreading through sex among men, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, adding that the virus is “containable”.
92 Monkeypox Cases Confirmed In 12 Countries, May Spread Globally: WHO
At least 92 monkeypox virus cases have been confirmed in 12 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, warning that the infection is likely to spread to more nations even as it expands surveillance.
10 Ways To Reinvent Yourself
Our lives are constantly evolving, and the world around us is, too. So, it makes sense to wonder, even briefly, how to reinvent yourself. Is your life in need of a drastic makeover, or just some tune-ups? Here’s what you need to know.
Male Contraceptive Pill Found 99% Effective In Mice, With No Observable Side Effects
Scientists have developed a male oral contraceptive that was 99 percent effective in mice and didn’t cause observable side effects, with the drug expected to enter human trials by the end of this year.
Scientists Identify 2nd HIV Patient Whose Body Rid Itself Of Virus
Scientists at Harvard University have identified the world’s second person with HIV whose body got rid of the virus on its own without the use of antiretroviral drugs.
China Has Provided About 800 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines To World
China has provided the world with about 800 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to help people cope with the pandemic, especially those in developing countries.
Pfizer And Moderna Vaccines Likely To Produce Lasting Immunity: Study
Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, the first two jabs authorized for emergency use against Covid-19 by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), produce immune responses that are both strong and potentially long-lasting
How Many Megapixels Is The Human Eye?
According to scientist and photographer Dr. Roger Clark, the resolution of the human eye is 576 megapixels i.e. 90 degrees *60 arc-minutes*1/0.3*60*1/0.3= 324,000,000 pixels (324 megapixels).120*120*60/ (0.3*0.3) = 576 megapixels.