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90 minutes or less of exercise is enough to reduce risk of depression

We’ve written many times about how exercise can help reduce the risk of depression. Now scientists have finally found out just how much exercise is enough to improve your mental health. Combining research findings from 15 studies, scientists from the University of Cambridge concluded that just Read More...

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Pleasure education leads to safer sex behavior

Sexual education is vital for every young individual to have a safe and healthy sex life. But what are the attitudes people come away from these sessions with? Typically, we’re taught the mechanics of sex, how to put a condom on a banana, and the sexually transmitted diseases risked by Read More...

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WHO recognizes Henrietta Lacks for her life-changing contributions to medicine

When Henrietta Lacks sought treatment for cervical cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in the 1950s, her cancer cells were harvested without her consent. These “HeLa cells” became the first sample of human cells to divide indefinitely in a lab, providing the basis for life-changing Read More...

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WHO proposes global treaty to better address future pandemics

Unfortunately, as the climate crisis progresses and humans continue to infringe on wild animal habitats, the risk of another global pandemic is growing. To address this, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) has agreed to form an intergovernmental negotiating body to create a legally-binding Read More...

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Mimicking cancer therapy has potential application in treating malaria

Parasites are organisms that feed off a host and can sometimes be dangerous to humans by causing disease. One of the most impactful to human health is the strain of Plasmodium, the culprit of malaria. This disease is spread through mosquitoes carrying the parasite which brings about a number of Read More...

COVID-19: Rapid and affordable

COVID-19: Rapid and affordable tests to be rolled out worldwide

One of the main challenges in slowing down the spread of the coronavirus pandemic has been the lack of adequate testing facilities and trained medical staff to carry out the lab testing of the virus. That problem may soon be mitigated, thanks to a global initiative that is preparing a massive Read More...

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Rolling Stones and other musicians raise $128M for COVID-19 response fund

If you didn’t see last night, dozens of musicians and celebrities took part in an 8-hour show to raise money for the World Health Organization during the coronavirus pandemic. The show was called ‘One World: Together At Home” and featured artists such as Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, and The Read More...

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Lady Gaga raises $35 million to help WHO fight coronavirus

In a bid to support the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 response efforts, Lady Gaga has helped raise $35 million in one week after reaching out to corporate leaders and philanthropists. According to the pop star, the money will go toward global personal protection equipment (PPE) supplies Read More...

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Want a simple way to boost immunity? Eat less salt

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the globe, we're all doing our best to take care of ourselves—and our immune systems. And according to new research out of the University Hospital Bonn in Germany, one important factor to consider is your salt intake. Of course, it's well known that too much Read More...

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Washing your hands often? Here’s how to keep your skin healthy

With the COVID-19 outbreak, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are encouraging everyone to wash their hands frequently. But as you might have already noticed, washing your hands more frequently than usual can damage the skin on Read More...