What are the Health Benefits of Eating Dates?

Dates are one of the best ingredients for a daily diet because of their numerous health benefit. The date palm (Phoenix Dactylifera L.) is widely grown in hot, dry locations, primarily in the Middle East and North Africa, and supplies nutrition, food security, and raw material to the food industry. It has been a staple food for generations and possesses […]

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COVID-19 and Reproductive Health

The coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was declared a global pandemic by WHO in March 2020. It was not only a health emergency but also put a halt on economic and social relations. COVID-19 is a viral infectious disease that is spread through respiratory droplets. It mainly attacks the lungs although some investigations […]

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What Are the Health Effects of Mold in Your House?

Mold is the colloquial term used to describe fungi that can be found inside. Fungi comprise a form of organic pollutant, the fungal infestation is visiting detectable. The presence of mold in buildings has been attributed to increased indoor humidity, coupled with the increasing trend towards using biologically based construction materials that can easily support mold growth. This mold has […]

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Why are Spillover Diseases Increasing?

A long, dark history of spillover events During the 14th century, the population of Europe was ravaged by a cryptic infection that induced symptoms such as vomiting, headaches, fever, and the development of unusual tumor-like growths named buboes. A shocking 80% of those infected died within 8 days of the symptoms first manifesting. This “Bubonic plague” resulted in the infamous […]

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What are the Main Causes of Vaccine Hesitancy?

Vaccine hesitancy is an endemic feature when discussing disease prevention and has long been an issue for seasonal influenza during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Emerging research, published in the past decade has suggested that vaccine hesitancy has been increasing in recent years across the world, even among healthcare workers. Social movements of public health vaccine opposition have become increasingly bigger […]

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What are the Health Effects of Poverty?

There is a wealth of evidence to suggest that health is correlated to individuals’ socioeconomic status and lifestyle. The relationship between socio-economic status and health has Been corroborated by several studies conducted across the world. All studies have confirmed a profound impact of socio-economic status on health; however, the mechanism behind this correlation has been a matter of debate. Image […]

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Racial equity in Alzheimer’s research focus of $7 million in grants

The burden of Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t fall on all communities equally. Black Americans face about double the risk of developing the devastating neurodegenerative disease than non-Hispanic white Americans do. The factors that place Black people at elevated risk remain poorly understood, partly because Black people historically and systematically have been underrepresented in Alzheimer’s studies. Without a sufficiently large pool of […]

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Asthma may reduce risk of brain tumors — but how?

There’s not much good that can be said about asthma, a breathing disease in which the airways become narrowed and inflamed. But there’s this: People with asthma seem to be less likely to develop brain tumors than others. And now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe they have discovered why. It comes down to the […]

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What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training teaches people to identify and be able to respond effectively to mental illness in others. Dedicated courses teach mental health first aid strategies to members of the public. This first aid is given until appropriate professional help is found, or the crisis abates. This article looks at the growing need for MHFA, how it […]

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