Category Archives: Health Sciences

promoting individual and community health through mutual cooperation

Variations in virus contagion

marketwatch.com Scientists estimate the speed and distance of coronavirus transmission when people cough, sneeze, speak — and run Factors affecting whether the virus remains “stable” and contributing to transmission: Humidity and temperature of the room, air-conditioning, whether or not there … Continue reading

Posted in Health Sciences, News Articles, Recent Posts, Science | Comments Off on Variations in virus contagion

COVID-19 optimism and pessimism

matzav.com  What Has Happened to Covid-19 ? A Reason for Optimism – and Pessimism “I’m very down about the damage done by the too long lockdown of the economy. The collateral damage for some is drug use, alcohol use, depression, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Health Sciences, Opinion, Recent Posts | Comments Off on COVID-19 optimism and pessimism

FDA approves ADHD game

lifedoclifetime.com FDA approves first prescription ADHD game The Project Evo game requires children to multi-task by switching between a memory-based task and a visuomotor task. The first requires players to tap the screen to choose a target from a few … Continue reading

Posted in Education Report, Mental Health, Recent Posts, Special Education | Comments Off on FDA approves ADHD game

Coronavirus pseudo-science

californiaglobe.com The Miserable Pseudo-Science Behind Face Masks, Social Distancing And Contact Tracing According to immunologists and epidemiologists California Globe has interviewed, ordering people indoors, schools closed, mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing is the opposite of what should be done for … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Health Sciences, Mental Health, Nutrition & Fitness, Opinion, Recent Posts, Science and Technology | Comments Off on Coronavirus pseudo-science

Reopen and protect the vulnerable

Is the World’s COVID-19 Response All Wrong? The Agenda with Steve Paikin The predominance of COVID-19 deaths have occurred in older cohorts. That’s prompted the question: should the country reconsider its health and economic response to the pandemic in order … Continue reading

Posted in Health Sciences, Opinion, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Reopen and protect the vulnerable

Understanding antibody tests

health.clevelandclinic.org What We Do and Don’t Know About Coronavirus Antibody Tests Kamran Kadkhoda, MD, Medical Director of Immunopathology lab at Cleveland Clinic, recently wrote about issues with these tests in an article for the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, including … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Health Sciences, News Articles, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Understanding antibody tests

Individualized treatment for COVID-19

medicalxpress.com Individualized treatment for COVID-19 patients should be based on three disease phases “We are now entering a new era of the pandemic, with many ongoing [randomized controlled trials] aimed at identifying patient-tailored drugs, and drugs better suited to the … Continue reading

Posted in Health Sciences, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Individualized treatment for COVID-19

Face masks found to be effective

sciencedaily.com Face masks critical in preventing spread of COVID-19: Study found that wearing a face mask stopped person-to-person spread of the virus “This inexpensive practice, in conjunction with social distancing and other procedures, is the most likely opportunity to stop … Continue reading

Posted in Health Sciences, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Face masks found to be effective