Month: February 2021

Oral health is important to whole body health, but can healthy teeth be yellow? And what causes yellow teeth? Many studies have shown your smile plays a direct role in how others perceive and accept you, especially during childhood and adolescence. Your smile affects your self esteem. While there is no universal perfect smile, research
A recent study examined the effects of engaging in meaningless versus meaningful activities on levels of wellbeing during social distancing. Psychologists have been concerned about the potential negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s wellbeing. Some have suggested, for instance, that the fear of acquiring the COVID-19 virus may have serious psychological consequences. Other
If you’ve ever gone to your doctor for strep throat, an ear infection, or any other type of bacterial infection, they likely prescribed you antibiotics like penicillin. How was penicillin discovered, how does it work, and what is its role in modern medicine? Antibiotics, also known as anti-bacterial medications, are prescription drugs that help treat
Hives (Urticaria) is one of the most common skin conditions, characterized by red, swollen, itchy skin rashes that can appear anywhere on the body. Treatment for hives can include prescription or over-the-counter medications; in some cases, natural remedies for hives may provide some benefit. Hives are generally triggered by allergic reactions to certain foods, medications,
Hand sanitizer has come to the forefront as one of the tools to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, which is the best type to use and how does hand sanitizer work? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise that using a hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol can help you avoid
A group out of Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) developed meta and consensus forecasts to predict the impact that COVID-19 vaccination would have on the number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States. A series of questions were posed to create predictions for the impact of COVID-19 on the population in the United States. The predictions
Israeli researchers find breakthrough using EXO-CD24 for COVID-19. The COVID-19 virus continues to spread, with more than 105.8 million cases confirmed worldwide. Scientists and researchers have been working to rapidly develop a vaccine. COVID-19 patients usually experience symptoms like the flu: fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, muscle or body aches, fatigue, sore throat and
What is Tinnitus? There are approximately more than 10 million people who suffer from tinnitus. Why is there a ringing in my ears? you may ask. Tinnitus causes a person to hear sounds that are not actually present externally. These external sounds cannot be heard by a doctor and therefore are extremely difficult to measure.