Scientists Discover Molecule That ‘Completely’ Neutralizes COVID-19

Scientists Discover Molecule That ‘Completely’ Neutralizes COVID-19

#virus #COVID19 #treatment University of Pittsburgh Scientists Discover Molecule That ‘Completely’ Neutralizes COVID-19 An antibody component that is 10X smaller than a full-sized 1 may be the answer to stopping SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in its tracks, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine report. “According to the report, the drug […]

The Paths to ‘herd immunity’ are Natural Infection or Vaccination

The Paths to ‘herd immunity’ are Natural Infection or Vaccination

#herd #immunity #virus #vaccine #vaccination #FDA #PresidentTrump The novel coronavirus chaos has brought “herd immunity” to the public’s view, triggering hope the phenom will help slow or end the outbreak. Herd immunity refers to a large portion of a community developing a degree of immunity to a virus, thereby reducing person-to-person spread. As a result, […]

There is ‘No Direct Evidence’ Masks Prevent Virus Infections

There is ‘No Direct Evidence’ Masks Prevent Virus Infections

#WHO #masks #C19Coronavirus #protection #infections A World Health Organization (WHO) on 5 June 2020, guidance memo on face mask use during the pandemic says there is “no direct evidence” universal masking of healthy is affective with respiratory illnesses, including C-19 coronavirus. Instead of everyone wearing masks, the Who recommends that those with “any symptoms suggestive […]

“The Key to Defeating COVID-19 Already Exists”

“The Key to Defeating COVID-19 Already Exists”

A Yale medical doctor and professor of epidemiology penned a frustrated op-ed in Newsweek, wanting to know why “tens of thousands of patients with COVID-19 are dying unnecessarily.” The solution, Dr. Harvey A. Risch says, already exists: Hydroxychloroquine works when it is given very early in the infection, “especially when given in combination with the […]

Wearing a Mask Cuts Virus Transmission

Wearing a Mask Cuts Virus Transmission

In Y 2012, researchers from the University of Michigan noted a need to establish the efficacy of non pharmaceutical measures for mitigating pandemics, in this case, influenza. They studied whether the use of face masks and hand hygiene reduced rates of influenza and influenza-like illness (ILI) in 1,178 students living in university residence halls. The students were assigned […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, World Vs Coronavirus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, World Vs Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $JPM Just in: JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) says the stock market rout has probably past its worst now. Again, there is something really different about the COVIS-19 coronavirus and the world’s reaction to it, the reaction is unprecedented, and scary. The past 4 wks have seen huge responses not only from central […]

Optimistic People Live Longer and Sleep Better

Optimistic People Live Longer and Sleep Better

Optimism is associated with greater physical and mental health, and a Key reason why may be linked to its role in promoting better sleep. In a study of 3,548 people, those who were the most optimistic enjoyed higher quality sleep, hinting at the importance of a positive outlook in getting a good night’s rest. While […]

For Our Ladies: High Heel Hacks

For Our Ladies: High Heel Hacks

FLASH: “High heels are pleasure with pain.” – Christian Louboutin  Professional dancers and models, along with many other women all cultivate that sexy, long, lean leg line by donning high heel shoes. The higher the heel, the more dramatic the effect. People who have never worn high heels wonder why any sane individual would wear […]

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly Influenza, aka flu, is already known to be deadly, but a new study suggests that the risk of heart attack is 6X greater than normal while people are ill with the flu. “I was a little bit surprised by the strength of the association. It’s not every day […]

HK Health Department Investigating Imported Case of Zika Virus Infection

HK Health Department Investigating Imported Case of Zika Virus Infection

HK Health Department Investigating Imported Case of Zika Virus Infection The Center for Health Protection (CHP) of Hong Kong is investigating an imported case of Zika virus infection, in which a young woman who has been to South American countries got infected, the health department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said last […]

Here are Some Vitamins for Colds

Here are Some Vitamins for Colds

Here are Some Vitamins for Colds 1. Zinc: Zinc is nutritionally essential for immune function. Zinc lozenges and powder are available for use during a cold or the flu that can shorten the length of the cold if there is a slight deficiency. The human body uses these micronutrients in a balanced state. Too much […]

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but 7 of those infected have fully recovered, the health ministry and the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement Sunday. […]

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. The complaint comes as Zika cases mount in some of the most popular tourist […]

Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito

Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito

Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito The number of locally transmitted Zika virus cases has risen to 36 and health officials have confirmed the mosquito-borne virus is spreading outside the Miami neighborhood that has been the outbreak’s epicenter and could extend its reach across the US Gulf Coast. Late last week, the Centers […]