Effects of pandemic on mental health of the elderly

Before the pandemic, there was already a lot of issues of isolation and loneliness. This was especially the case for the younger and older age groups. For the older people, they needed the support of trained professionals in the hospitals and hospices. However, many things have changed since the start of the pandemic. One of... Continue Reading →

Sugar: To Cut or Not To Cut

In the modern times, people have become more conscious of the type of diets that are healthy and those that aren't. However, one of the difficult class of foods difficult to avoid are the high sugar foods. These are mainly sweets, packaged foods and beverages. This is because sugar is sweet which is gratifying to... Continue Reading →

Nanobodies: The Next Generation Cure

A lot has happened regarding the pandemic since it started in December 2019. From doctors prescribing drugs, people claiming natural remedies and the fast production of vaccines, there has been an explosion of research to find a cure for the SARS-CoV-2 disease. Recently, a team of scientists from the University of Pittsburgh and Case Western... Continue Reading →

Genetic Variants of SARS-CoV-2

Its been over a year since the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) or COVID-19 pandemic started late December 2019. In all this time, many people have turned their attention to the prevention and cure of the infectious disease. Medicines were administered and vaccines produced in the effort to reduce the infection rates. However,... Continue Reading →

Cybersickness: A New Pandemic

Ever since the advent of modern technology during the late 90's and early 2000's people all over the world have become increasingly attached to looking at a phone, tablet or computer for various activities. It may seem fun to be able to browse online, watch a video or play a game for hours but it... Continue Reading →

Prevention of spread of COVID-19

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started last year many things have changed. People have been forced into isolation with many schools and businesses closed. Even up till now most people are working from home. Governments around the world are trying to contain the disease by encouraging the public to wear, sanitize their hands and get... Continue Reading →

From science to writing

I had the wonderful opportunity to have a one-to-one podcast with Stefano, owner of Puck Creations. It was a fun conversation about my struggles and how I switched from science to writing. This all started at Story Telling with Puck podcast. Stefano is a wonderful person and host. He is lively and always encouraging people... Continue Reading →

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