Pandemic Psychology: What this Crisis Means for the Greater Good

Meredith Sackett Amidst a shifting reality for many, how will we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic?As the global health crisis escalates, humanity encounters a period of transformation and reflection. Apart from the pathophysiological threat to our health, the potential effects of any disease on a population, such as the COVID-19…
March 31, 2020

Facts About the COVID-19 Outbroke in Lombardy, Italy

Patients from Italy are positive for a new form of coronavirus. The novel type of COVID-19 causes severe acute respiratory syndrome in a higher number of cases compared to China (SARS-CoV-2). The Italian authorities are reacting swiftly but their capacities are completely under strain. New cases may exceed hospital capacities.…
March 16, 2020

Why We Need to Know: How did This Pandemic Happen?

Meredith Sackett The race to find the source of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the consequences of identifying its origin.The emergence and spread of a novel virus, SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), dominates global conversation as the zoonotic pathogen circulates across all of the world’s inhabited continents. Both inauspicious and…
March 16, 2020

Menopause Symptoms May Lessen with a Vegetable and Fruit Rich Diet

New research reveals that a higher intake of certain fruits and vegetables may reduce symptoms associated with menopause. The research builds on previous studies that look at potential treatment alternatives to hormonal therapy. About the Study The new research about menopause symptoms and the potential for their alleviation is available…
March 5, 2020

New Hybrid Microscope May Improve Biopsy in Clinics

Researchers develop a hybrid microscope that may improve the diagnosis of histological samples. The hybrid combines infrared light, a digital camera, and a common light microscope. Not only that, the hybrid outperforms the expensive infrared version in several key areas. About the Research The hybrid microscope is a joint invention…
February 16, 2020

Cyberbullying May Increase the Severity of Mental Illness

A new study links cyberbullying to depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adolescent patients. Researchers suggest that cyberbullying is a real social issue that can have a long-lasting effect on people’s mental welfare. About the Research This research about cyberbullying comes from the University of Miami, Miller School of…
February 3, 2020

Extensive Longevity Study May Help in Early Disease Detection

Researchers believe they can make the diagnosis of medical conditions easier with the aid of genetics. Because of this, in this research, a group of scientists looks at genotype and phenotype associations. About the Research A new study on longevity comes from Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI). They are an innovative…
February 2, 2020

New Research About Astrocytes Reveals Facts About Addiction

Astrocytes are glial cells that outnumber neurons, five folds. Even though neuroscientists know they play a crucial role in the CNS their exact function remains a mystery. Recent research shows that these cells have an influence over the brain's reward system. Furthering the scientific knowledge about these cells may help…
January 25, 2020

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