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We touch our faces on average 16 times an hour.
And almost half of the face touches involve the mouth, nose, or eyes, which are the easiest pathways for viruses and bacteria to ...
Effective handwashing consists of five simple steps: wet, lather, scrub, rinse, dry.
Do so for at least 20 seconds.
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They are a group of viruses that cause respiratory infections, including the common cold.
They can infect certain animals and spread from one animal to another. They can reach t...
Common symptoms: coughing, fever, and shortness of breath. Non-respiratory symptoms (feeling nauseous, vomiting having diarrhea) were also reported.
The virus is more violent with the elderly, the very young and with individuals that have a weak immune system. The majority of those infected however recover after a few days.
Coughs or sneezes from an infected person are the most likely to spread the virus. So it's essential to follow basic hygiene rules:
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Due to the Wuhan virus spreading across the world, the use of face masks might seem a good means of protection.
The N95 mask, which is a heavy-duty mask offers better protection (95% of air...
Everyone has a different requirement for water. Temperature, humidity, size, age, gender and activity have an influence on your fluid needs.
Instead, drink when you are thirsty.
Eggs have a lot of cholesterol compared to other foods. Although cholesterol in the blood is strongly related to heart disease, eating cholesterol is weakly associated with raising the cholesterol levels in your blood.
Eggs have other heart-protecting properties and eating it probably won't harm your heart.
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As a Pandemic spreads across the world, countries have initiated lockdowns, closing schools and non-essential businesses, leaving most of us at home.
Protecting Ourselves From...
Elders and anyone with a compromised immune system have to be taken care of by limiting direct contact with them while making sure any contact is done after thoroughly washing the hands. One can stay connected using text messages, phone calls or video chat, as we have to avoid visiting elders at any cost.
Infected people are initially unable to realize they are, in fact, infected, as there are no symptoms. Yet they are spreading the infection to others silently.
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With over 200 different kinds of viruses that make up the common cold, Science is struggling to find a cure.
Adults suffer this elusive, widespread, and infectious disease 2 to 4 times...
Scientists to date have identified seven virus families that cause the majority of colds:
For Doctors, vaccines are preferable to drugs as they protect the host even before any infection.
For Pharmaceutical companies (Big Pharma), vaccines don't spell money, as much as over-the-counter drugs and treatment do.
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Italian neuroscientists first noticed the "mirror neuron system." The brain recognizes a kind of micro-kinship.
When we watch a video of someone else smelling...
Depending on what kind of germs you’re trying to kill, 70 percent alcohol is probably more effective than 91 percent for disinfecting.
A 90 percent alcohol solution is too powerful in some c...
Is the unspoken element of communication that we use to reveal our true feelings and emotions - gestures, facial expressions and posture.
When we are able t...
Signs of a disengaged, disinterested or unhappy audience:
Being aware of these signs can help you to adjust what you say and how you say it, so you can make him feel more at ease and receptive to your viewpoint
Some signs that people may be bored or disinterested in what you're saying:
When you notice that, you can re-engage people by asking a direct question, or by inviting people to contribute an idea.
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