Scientists and medical investigators have for years have varied over the correct definition of a pandemic (is it a pandemic or an epidemic). Still, everyone concurs that the word defines the large-scale occurrence of disease in a profusion of what could usually be expected in a geographical location. Cholera, Influenza, smallpox, and bubonic plague are some of the most ruthless killers in human history. And outbreaks of these illnesses over international borders are appropriately described as a pandemic, mainly smallpox, which has killed nearly 300-500 million people in its 12,000-year existence throughout history.
Pregnancy is an amazing time that fills the couple with immense joy and happiness. They are very excited to welcome their new family member. However, it is also a time of a significant change in a woman’s body due to an increase in the hormone levels and the development of the baby. Pregnant women need to take extra care of themselves during this special moment to ensure that they have the healthiest pregnancy possible.
Are you living with someone who has COVID-19? If yes, it can be highly stressful for you and puts you at severe risk of contracting the virus. In this blog, we shall discuss some of the best ways to keep yourself protected while caring for the patient.
Many trans and nonbinary people who take gender-affirming hormone therapy think that they no longer require birth control. However, hormone therapy alone cannot prevent pregnancy in trans and nonbinary people. Menstruation ceases for most trans men and non-binary people who were Assigned Female At Birth (AFAB) after taking testosterone therapy for a couple of months. However, ovulation can still occur - even if they never have a period.
Health experts believe that artificial intelligence can help distinguish asymptomatic COVID-19 patients from healthy individuals, making a non-invasive tool for healthcare providers.In recent months, scientists have found that a vast majority of people with COVID-19 are asymptomatic. Some of the most common symptoms of the disease include high fever, cold, breathing difficulty, dry cough, and headache. These symptoms suggest an acute respiratory disease or radiologically detectable lung abnormalities.
Amid the worrisome figures of coronavirus outbreak, here is an informationa that might relieve you a bit. Pfizer developed covid 19 vaccine is under trial and so far has proven to be highly effective. Read all about it, here.
The United States of America has the safest drinking water system in the entire world. Still, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 4.32 million cases of Acute Gastrointestinal Illness(AGI) occur every year because of the public drinking water systems. But because of the safest drinking water arrangement in the United States, the estimation, as mentioned earlier alone, cannot contribute to the waterborne diseases statistic. As per the data, the frequency of the disease's occurrence from all water exposures is likely higher, but the overall prevalence of illness caused due to water borne diseases is unknown.
A vaccine is a medicine designed to provide immunity against infectious disease(Coronavirus) by making your immune system reactive against the virus in a safe way. It allows the immune system to derive strategies to defeat it. This can happen typically to generate antibodies to a protein specific to the disease-causing infection. In this article, we will be discussing the road map of the preparation of the coronavirus vaccine as it has not yet been prepared. The coronavirus vaccine is the best hope for now for ending the pandemic.
President Trump has been repeatedly pressing on scrapping the Affordable Care Act but plenty of people and officials pledge their support to it. Here, we are going to inform you about what exactly the Affordable Care Act has done for people and whether or not has it been effective in treating the healthcare issues in the country. By the end of this read, we hope you will have enough facts to make an informed decision.
Coronavirus vaccine news has made people eager about its launch and waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine to reach them. Even after the vaccine release, there are some limitations to it; the vaccine may not work on the obese population. As a result, blood cells cannot absorb any intake in your body, either food or medicine. If your own body doesn’t allow absorbing anything, no vaccine will help you to recover. This article will get to know why obesity is a big hurdle for the vaccine to treat the novel coronavirus.