COVID-19 causing virus can survive 28 days on surfaces

From the moment you turn off your morning alarm, to the time you hit the pillow, your life is full of surfaces. Swiping through your phone, opening doors, putting in your PIN – there are many you don’t think twice about touching. But SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, will likely change the way we [...]

By |2020-10-12T10:21:05+00:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

‘Brain Fog’ Following COVID-19 Recovery May Indicate PTSD

A new report suggests that lingering “brain fog” and other neurological symptoms after COVID -19 recovery may be due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an effect observed in past human coronavirus outbreaks such as SARS and MERS. People who have recovered from COVID-19 sometimes experience lingering difficulties in concentration, as well as headaches, anxiety, fatigue [...]

By |2020-10-08T08:29:44+00:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Pain Relief Caused by SARS-CoV-2 May Help Explain Coronavirus Spread

ClSARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can relieve pain, according to a new study by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers. The finding may explain why nearly half of people who get COVID-19 experience few or no symptoms, even though they are able to spread the disease, according to the study’s corresponding author [...]

By |2020-10-06T09:48:49+00:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

‘Totally Under Control’ – Alex Gibney Uncovers Trump’s Coronavirus Failings in New Doco

Contrary to president Donald Trump’s repeated declarations, the coronavirus pandemic was not — and still isn’t — totally under control. That lie is central to “Totally Under Control,” the latest documentary from Alex Gibney. Neon, which will distribute the documentary this fall, released a trailer for the upcoming film [...]

By |2020-10-02T17:20:09+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

COVID-19 May Deplete Testosterone

Summary: A new study suggests COVID-19 may deplete testosterone levels in males. Findings reveal as testosterone decreased, the severity of coronavirus increased. Men who died from coronavirus infection had significantly lower mean testosterone than those who recovered. For those who were asymptomatic, 65.2% reported a loss in libido. Source: Taylor & Francis Group For the [...]

By |2020-09-30T11:45:37+00:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

UK scientists begin study of how long Covid can survive in the air

It is the question scientists around the world are trying to answer: how long can the coronavirus survive in the tiny aerosol particles we exhale? In a high-security lab near Bristol, entered through a series of airlock doors, scientists may be weeks from finding out. On Monday, they will start launching tiny droplets of live [...]

By |2020-09-26T13:41:57+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Glycans in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein play active role in infection

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, researchers are working overtime to develop vaccines and therapies to thwart SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the disease Many efforts focus on the coronavirus spike protein, which binds the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) on human cells to allow viral entry. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central Science have uncovered [...]

By |2020-09-25T15:35:18+00:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Coronavirus: found to be heat tolerant, self-healing and very resilient in lab tests

A research team in Hungary pinched the coronavirus with a fine needle to measure how much force it could take before popping like a balloon. It did not. The native virion of Sars-CoV-2 – a complete virus particle – was only about 80 nanometres wide, and the needle tip was much smaller than that. The [...]

By |2020-09-19T11:25:26+00:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Headaches and delirium: coronavirus can invade brain, study says

Headaches, confusion and delirium experienced by some Covid-19 patients could be the result of the coronavirus directly invading the brain, according to a study published Wednesday. The research is still preliminary – but offers several new lines of evidence to support what was previously a largely untested theory. According to the paper, which was led [...]

By |2020-09-19T10:56:44+00:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Coronavirus Pandemic: Guidance for Better Mental Health

By Boris M | Published in Coronavirus During the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a lot of information about the virus and its effects on mental health. That’s because coronavirus and the social, financial and psychological implications it carries can seriously impact one’s mental wellbeing. Government legislation, mass media coverage, and the increasing global death toll [...]

By |2020-09-17T14:54:20+00:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments