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Five things to know about diabetes

Five things to know about diabetes

- by Republica

World Diabetes Day falls on Sunday 14th November. This date was picked as it’s also Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday – the medical scientist who discovered insulin along with Charles Best. ...

7 steps to cure your hangover

7 steps to cure your hangover

- by Agencies

Hangovers begin after blood alcohol levels start to fall. In fact, according to some experts, the worst symptoms occur when levels reach zero. ...

Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system?

Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system?

- by Associated Press

It’s why vaccinations are still recommended for people with immune systems weakened by disease or certain medications. It’s also important that your family, friends and caregivers get vaccinated, which will make it far less likely...

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7 Health tips for a rainy day

7 Health tips for a rainy day

- by Agencies

There are so many fun things that you can do on a rainy day. But a rainy day can be extremely dangerous for you, speaking health wise. Due to consistent spells of rain, humidity settles in and that allows infectious bacteria and viruses to spread faster than ever

Embracing hope during the time of crisis

Embracing hope during the time of crisis

- by Sangita Shrestha

Despite the current adverse situation, youngsters on social media are using the digital platforms as a bridge to fill the gap between those who are in need during this crisis and those who can help fulfill their needs. Then, there are some initiatives to flow the information regarding the needed services from the local community and individuals to somewhat ease the current situation.

Burning Man mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for August

Burning Man mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for August

- by Associated Press

Burning Man festival organizers have said that they are considering requiring attendees to prove they have been vaccinated for COVID-19 if the organizers move forward with plans to hold this year’s counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert.

7 Ways to cure your hangover

7 Ways to cure your hangover

- by Republica

It's new year 2078 BS and having few drinks will just flush away your last year's frustrations. However, for those who get carried away drinking shots after shots, hangover is the sure thing. And, hangovers seem to be the body's way of reminding us about the hazards of overindulgence. Physiologically, it's a group effort: Diarrhea, fatigue, headache, nausea, and shaking are the classic symptoms. If you have the hangover, then here is a list of things to get rid of it:

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 covers your nose and mouth.

Meet Kyuta: the 10-year-old, 85-kilo sumo in training

Meet Kyuta: the 10-year-old, 85-kilo sumo in training

- by Reuters

Among the young sumo wrestlers lifting weights in the ring, 10-year-old Kyuta Kumagai stands out. At 85 kilograms (187 lb), Kyuta is twice the size of the other children his age and is so dominant that he wrestles, and beats, boys five or six years older.

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.

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.”