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Remdesivir an antiviral drug might be effective against SARS-COV-2

Remdesivir against SARS-COV-2… will it work?

COVID-19 latest (30-April-2020) situation report by World Health Organization (WHO); Confirmed cases: 3,181,642 Confirmed deaths: 224,301 Areas / country/territories affected: 215 COVID-19 continues its killing spree across the globe. At the same time, the researchers and medicine companies are working tirelessly to develop a vaccine or some treatment against SARS-COV-2 virus. A pharmaceutical company, Gilead …

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SARS-COV-2 or novel coronavirus and genetic variants have been identified by Chinese researchers

SARS-CoV-2 has 30 mutated variants – Study

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) originated from Wuhan Province, China. In short time, the regional outbreak took a grave turn and became pandemic.  According to the latest (23rd April, 2020) reports by World Health Organization (WHO), there are 2,591,015 Confirmed cases of COVID-19,178,686 Confirmed deaths globally. The virus has affected 213 countries, areas or territories across …

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Investigational vaccine for covid 19 treatment

Clinical trials for investigational vaccine for COVID-19

National Institute of Health NIH has started the phase 1 trials for yet an investigational vaccine for treatment of coronavirus disease. This is in fact a significant breakthrough in research and development of vaccine against COVID-19. Researchers at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease NIAID’s  Vaccine Research Center, in collaboration with Biotechnological company Mederna, …

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Yoga breathing techniques are effective for boosting immune system amid COVID-19 pandemic

Yoga breathing techniques for boosting immunity

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, when there is no proper cure or vaccine till date, the best is to take precautions and take care of you. Almost every one of us is staying at home and have penalty of time. One of the best use of this time is to utilize it for some immune boosting exercises …

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Study suggests possible correlation of BCG vaccine and COVID-19

BCG vaccine might be effective for COVID-19- Research

The global health crisis of novel coronavirus pandemic is probably the greatest challenge since the World War II. The pandemic has affected most of the countries, areas or territories. The causative agent for this disease is Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus- 2 strain (SARS-CoV-2). Researchers all over the world are making huge efforts to develop …

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novel coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic

Is novel coronavirus airborne? COVID-19 facts

Novel Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) was initially reported in Wuhan city of Hubei province, China. And now, it has been declared as pandemic which is spreading and affecting men, women, elders and young of all age groups. As suggested by the World Health Organization (WHO), viral diseases continue to emerge and pose a serious threat and …

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coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronaviruses cause severe respiratory and intestinal infections in animals and humans. The viruses were not believed to be highly pathogenic to humans until the year 2002 and 2003 when first outbreak of novel coronavirus strain, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS was reported in Guangdong province, China. Again, ten years after SARS, another highly pathogenic coronavirus …

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ashwagandha health benefits and side effects

Ashwagandha: Health benefits and side effects

Ashwgandha herb (scientific name: Withania somnifera) has great effectiveness and significance in traditional ayurvedic practice. The roots and berry are used for medicinal purposes. Ashwagandha is commonly known as Indian ginseng and Indian winter cherry. The Sanskrit meaning of ‘Ashva’ is ‘horse-like’ and ‘gandha’ translates as ‘putrid or smell’. Thus, the name itself depicts the …

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benefits of taking vitamins for lung cancer

Benefits of vitamins for lung cancer

Lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer. It is responsible for more than quarter of mortality rate in United States. In recent decades, lung cancer is becoming more prevalent. One of the major reasons is smoking and air pollution. Primary treatment strategy for lung cancer is almost the same as for other major …

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seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized as recurrent depressive episodes as the seasonal pattern change each year. Mostly this is more prominent in winter months, although some may experience it as summer arrives. The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders (DSM) characterizes this disorder as recurrent depression episodes which begins and ends during a …

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ten amazing science facts you probably did not know about

10 amazing science facts you probably didn’t know!

We all have learnt some amazing science facts in school. Science is fun for those who think out of the box, and always exploring amazing science facts. Here are ten amazing science facts which you probably did not know. So, let’s start! 10 amazing science facts Blue Zones- The Places Where People Forget To Die …

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Migraine symptoms, causes and treatment

Migraine

Migraine is a headache disorder characterized by recurrent headache, throbbing pain and pulsation in one side of head. People often name it half headache. One may experience nausea, vomiting, irritation, sensitivity to light etc. The pain may last for an hour to days and the pain is pretty much severe and disturbing. Moreover, some people …

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Solfeggio Frequency 528 Hz- the miracle tone

Solfeggio Frequency 528 Hz- The Miracle tone

Solfegio frequency scale is an ancient (about 6000 years back), 6-tones scale which were a significant part of scared music and spirituality such as in Georgian chants. Literature suggests that Solfeggio frequency scale was developed by Benedictine monk Guido d’ Arezzo (991-1050 AD). After that, later in mid 70’s era, Joseph Puleo rediscovered these electromagnetic …

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nausea, symptoms, causes and cure

Nausea: Symptoms and causes

The uncomfortable urge to vomit and the queasiness in stomach is what we name nausea. It may lead to vomiting. You may experience nausea as part of gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) infection, motion sickness, food poisoning, and also this is common in early days of pregnancy. Sometime, this happens as side effect of chemotherapy or …

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Rabies- symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention

Rabies

Rabies is a lethal viral infection of humans. The rabies lyssavirus or commonly known, rabies virus belongs to rhabdovirus family of neurotrophic viruses. These viruses mainly attack the peripheral nervous system when enter the human body. Moreover, the virus is mostly transmitted through animal bite such as dogs, foxes, bats and raccoons etc. Moreover, the …

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