Category: Health

Will Coronavirus survive the summer heat? Can the virus also be transmitted to humans through mosquitoes? We will try to answer

The mosquito is the world’s deadliest animal for humans. These insects can transmit certain pathogenic organisms such as malaria, Zika virus, yellow or Nile fever, dengue, chikungunya virus. But for coronavirus it doesn’t look like this. First of all, we know that covid-19 is concentrated mainly in the human airways and not in the blood,…

Some studies seem to agree that there is a link between Covid-19 mortality, pollution, and air quality

This aspect has been evaluated by the New Scientist magazine on the basis of various data. Data has been collected from more than 120 monitoring stations across England. Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitrogen monoxide (NO) were analyzed in various areas. From the study, a link appears to emerge between higher levels of pollution, the rate…

#Coronavirus

We’ve seen a rush of recent panic and hysteria about the possibility, likelihood or other about a coronavirus epidemic.But before we hurtle headlong into a cycle of hysteria, stockpiling essentials and self isolation, step back. Of course we should all take advice of the best, most sensible up to date advice. But don’t forget, that…

I am a Union Woman…

I’m a journalist, a freelance, self-employed, a caregiver in multiple roles, and a woman.   And I am very, very proud to say, I am a Union woman.  And as the song in the link above says: We are many thousand strong,And I am glad to sayWe are getting strongerAnd stronger every day. Every day I have…

SOCIAL MEDIA AS A CONTEMPORARY NEEDS OF MANKIND

Abstract: Social networks are one of the most popular ways of communication in the world. Learning its wise use and knowing the alphabet is one of the fundamental steps to pursued, with greater tenacity in health, due to the risks and benefits that these powerful tools offer. Social media has become a powerful vehicle to…

Glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide, between debates and uncertainties

The European Union member countries have renovated for five years the authorization for using the glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide, since years subject of concerns and worries. Years of criticism on the use of the chemical compound in agriculture, considered by many carcinogenic to humans. Even the International Agencies (like the European Food Safety Authority EFSA,…

Lyme Disease: the story of Jackie Cunningham

This might sound funny, but going to a Coldplay concert led to my diagnoses of having a chronic illness. If I could thank the band, I would. I had gone to see their world tour when they came to Seattle, Washington this past summer. I was up on my feet for the amazing 2 plus…