Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Health & Medicine
Mind & Braind
Points to understand the Health Reform in Colombia
While attention is being paid internationally to protests around tax reform, the demonstrations have broadened their protest target; Within these, a fundamental issue has crept in: health reform
These are the risks of contraception in women
Various methods of preventing pregnancy in women can increase cancer risks by up to 38%, depending on how long you've been using them
Study: Older adults found resilience during pandemic through community
If resilience is understood as the ability to see positives in the midst of a negative situation, then many of the study's participants demonstrated resilience during that time, the researchers said
More than half of generation Z gay, bisexual teenage boys report being out to parents
A majority of gay and bisexual Generation Z teenage boys report being out to their parents, part of an uptick in coming out among young people that researchers have noted in recent decades
Can pregnant women get vaccinated against COVID-19?
Future mothers wonder if it is safe for them to get the coronavirus vaccine
Junk food can also affect your mental health
Although obesity is the biggest problem caused by excess fast food, there are several consequences that addiction to these foods leaves and that exceed aesthetics
34% of COVID-positive people had their mental health affected
According to a study, several people who suffered from COVID-19 also developed mental disorders such as anxiety and dementia six months after contracting the disease
Can hormonal imbalance cause anxiety?
There is a strong correlation between hormones and anxiety
This is how World Health Day 2021 was celebrated
On April 7, World Health Day was celebrated in the midst of a pandemic that reminds us of the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles
Coronavirus: third cause of death in 2020
Covid-19 ranked as the third leading cause of death in 2020 in the US after cancer and heart disease
Can people vaccinated against COVID-19 transmit the virus?
One of the most common questions around the vaccine is whether it can prevent you from spreading the virus to other people
What is the relationship between zoonotic diseases and animal exploitation?
Study ensures that COVID-19 is a clear example of the relationship between various diseases and animal exploitation
Is COVID-19 reinfection possible?
A study published in The Lancet magazine reveals the probabilities of COVID-19 reinfection
What do we know about the coronavirus in the first year of the pandemic
More than twelve months have passed since the WHO declared a worldwide pandemic. Today science knows more about Covid-19 and how it affects humans
How Coronavirus Can Affect Farming
The coronavirus pandemic is having a significant impact on the agricultural sphere, causing disruption of its processes
3 Considerations After A Workplace Injury
If you or your family member got injured or killed in an accident at work, it’s imperative that you know how to fight for your rights.
Eating processed meat could increase dementia risk
Their findings also show that eating some unprocessed red meat, such as beef, pork or veal, could be protective, as people who consumed 50g a day were 19% less likely to develop dementia
Is eating meat dangerous for your health?
In a recent study by the University of Oxford it is concluded that the consumption of meat of any kind increases the risk of different types of diseases
Opinion: Worst Possible Post Pandemic
After living one of the most difficult moments of humanity, the worst may still be to come
What Do We Know About Period Poverty and Its Effects?
Menstruation is something that most cisgender women and transgender men must experience during their lifetime.
Should Our Children Go Back to School?
The COVID-19 pandemic transformed human behavior, forever changing the way we interact with each other and with our environment.
Vital Profession to the Current Situation
Especially in times of pandemic, Social Work can help the most disadvantaged sectors. Let's find out what role it plays in society.
Opinion: Toxic positivity after one year of pandemic
One of the most common attitudes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been watching the positive side of the matter. However, in the extreme, this can be dangerous
Education: Key to Promoting Health and Human Rights
Did you know that around a third of women who give birth today will face violence at the hands of their partner?
World Kidney Day: An Organ To Take Care Of
It is important to be alert to any abnormality or discomfort that you feel with the functioning of the kidney.
Female mutilation, a practice that is still happening. Why?
Female genital mutilation has consequences for both physical and mental health
Covid-19: How dangerous are its mutations?
The variants of the coronavirus not only put the health system on alert but also the effectiveness of the new vaccines
Commercial Exposes the Experience of Breastfeeding
The Frida company, known for its postpartum products, released a realistic commercial, aired at the 78th Golden Globe Awards.
Laura Becerra-Fajardo, a Pioneer Who Provides New Life Opportunities
Laura is an Electronics Engineer with experience in miniature medical devices, including biomedical implants.
What's ahead for people with disabilities in the post-pandemic workplace?
Experts report on employment and vocational rehabilitation considerations for people with disabilities during and after the COVID-19 pandemic across health, work, and education in this special issue of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
More Natural Light Will Give you Better Health
The benefits of natural light are considerably more prominent than those that provide artificial light.
Could mental health influence the effectiveness of vaccines?
A study reveals that mental health can influence how the immune system reacts to a vaccine
These are the main types of psychotherapy
When deciding to take psychological treatment for your mental health, it is important that you bear in mind that there are several types of psychotherapy that exist
This is how World Cancer Day was celebrated this year
Last Thursday, February 4, the fight against cancer was celebrated around the world under the slogan "I am and I am going to"
US adults report highest stress level since early days of the COVID-19 pandemic
More than 80% report emotions associated with prolonged stress, says post-inauguration stress in America survey
Opinion: can democratization of information be dangerous for mental health?
The tools to treat mental health have increased considerably in recent years, but not all of them are optimal for everyone
COVID-19 cases, deaths in US increase with higher income inequality
U.S. counties with higher income inequality faced higher rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the first 200 days of the pandemic, according to a new study
The Israeli miracle in vaccination against Covid
The Mediterranean country has already managed to vaccinate more than 20% of its population
Our Health and The Environment: Indissoluble Formula
The dynamics of the world have caused natural capital to present variations and climate transformations.
Study: Colleges can prevent 96% of COVID-19 infections with common measures
The study found that a combination of just two common measures--distancing and mandatory masks--prevents 87% of campus COVID-19 infections and costs only $170 per infection prevented
Looking forwards rather than backwards safeguards wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdowns
Practicing gratitude and looking to the future will help safeguard our mental wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdowns, a new study in the Journal of Positive Psychology reports
Do politicians deserve a vacation during the pandemic?
Several Latin American politicians and officials are in the eye of the hurricane for traveling during the pandemic
3 podcasts that will help you start the year right
These podcasts may be what you are looking for to start 2021 the right way, which ones do you already know?
These memes can be good for your health
Health is not a joke, ... well, it is when you find these memes
Brazilian study alerts on risk of diabetes due to confinement
The quarantines imposed by most governments to reduce the spread of Covid-19 may increase the risk of suffering from diabetes
Opinion: The problem of "self-care"
The beauty and wellness industries found a gold mine that is trending in networks
Memes are part of a healthy diet
We believe that you should eat healthy, but we find the memes that lead us to the contrary
The Pros and Cons of a Career in NICU Nursing
Neonatal nursing is one of the most highly sought-after sub-specialties of the nursing profession.
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