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Does wearing two masks provide more protection?

Does wearing two masks provide more protection?

- by Associated Press

It depends, but it’s possible that doubling up could help in some situations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a cloth mask made with two or more layers, and ensuring it...

Sight restored by turning back the epigenetic clock

Sight restored by turning back the epigenetic clock

- by Republica

Neurons progressively deteriorate with age and lose resilience to injury. It emerges that treatment with three transcription factors can re-endow neurons in the mature eye with youthful characteristics and the capacity to regenerate. ...

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Don’t throw that rice water away, use it like this!

Don’t throw that rice water away, use it like this!

- by Republica

Rice is generally cooked by boiling it in water as it makes the rice soft. And if not cooked in rice-cooker or pressure-cooker the rice water is usually thrown away. Interestingly, the rice water is loaded with nutrients and starch which can be used in many ways.

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

- by Associated Press

It depends. Most coronavirus patients have mild to moderate illness and recover quickly. Older, sicker patients tend to take longer to recover. That includes those who are obese, or have high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.

Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

- by Associated Press

Ocean spots cleared of fishing boats and other intrusions by COVID-19 quarantines saw increased and even unusual marine life behavior - and Discovery Channel’s Shark Week jumped through hoops to capitalize on the brief window.

Enough is Enough, Satyagraha to save lives (With Video)

Enough is Enough, Satyagraha to save lives (With Video)

- by Republica

Iih, once again is in indefinite Satyagraha until all the demands are fulfilled for a better COVID-19 response to save the lives that are at risk due to the government’s continual incompetence. He says, “The Satyagraha is open to all who wish to join and do their bit to save lives before it is too late and it is time for youngsters to speak up.”

Here's how to make your own cloth menstrual pads

Here's how to make your own cloth menstrual pads

- by Sangita Shrestha

Isn't it a delight, if you could spend less on sanitary pads or tampons? And what if you could make your own cloth pads, more comfortable and are better for the environment? So, here's a video on how to make your own reusable pads:

7 Things you should do to take care of your heart

7 Things you should do to take care of your heart

- by Dr Bivek Singh Rathore

How many of us are aware of the relationship between the cholesterol and heart? Heart is one of the vital organs which pump the blood to every cells of the body ensuring their survival and the supply of the blood is accomplished through blood vessels.

Forefront of fighting epidemics and pandemics:Nurses

Forefront of fighting epidemics and pandemics:Nurses

- by Sangita Shrestha

Everybody is aware of the fact that "health is wealth", without health there is not much in one's life. Moreover, the current scenario of COVID-19 pandemic is reinforcing the same, where health care professionals' efforts are highly recognized. And on May 12, it's the International Day of Nurse along with 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale

Health benefits of walking barefoot

Health benefits of walking barefoot

- by Republica

Researches have shown that walking barefoot in the grass can help decrease anxiety and depression by 62 percent. It also increases the levels of endorphins in your body that helps you feel calm by relieving stress and pain.

3 Ways to boost Your Immune System to fight COVOD-19

3 Ways to boost Your Immune System to fight COVOD-19

- by Republica

With the coronavirus continuing to spread, it's more important than ever to strengthen the immune system for the possible prevention of the virus. It might sound difficult but worry not, we can do this by trying to adapt with few changes

Health benifits of pumpkin seeds

Health benifits of pumpkin seeds

- by Republica

Pumpkin seeds are a good source of antioxidants, magnesium, zinc and fatty acids — all of which may help keep your heart healthy The nutrients stored in it can also help in reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol level all leading to decrease risk factors for heart disease.

James Taylor and his wife donate $1M to Boston hospital

James Taylor and his wife donate $1M to Boston hospital

- by Associated Press

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions., which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions.

DIY surgical face mask

DIY surgical face mask

- by Republica

With the rapid spread of the Cornavirus we all have experienced that stuffs like surgical face masks or mouth masks and sanitizers have become difficult to come by. However, worry not as you can make your own face mask with simple steps right at your home.