Articles (Diseases)

Plants Get Sick Too: How to Prevent Plant Diseases?
(Earth Sciences)

Learn the basic elements and factors that, if missing or available, the plant does not get affected and stays healthy and in a good condition.


Hazardous Workplaces
(Science Everywhere)

Working in hazardous areas entails several risks, from injuries to losing lives, hazards can occur sometimes in unlikely areas.


Smoked Herring Fish Manufacturing; Advantages and Disadvantages
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

This year, Sham el-Nessim coincides with the holy month of Ramadan; have you ever tried eating herring fish on fasting days before?

Digging Hope
(Energy and Water)

Lack of fresh and healthy drinking water is a serious problem that is addressed through a number of methods, such as digging lakes or wells.


Health Myths
(Health and the Human Body)

Popular heritage comprises myriads of health myths that have been passed on and believed though faulty and unscientific.


The Debate About Influenza
(Health and the Human Body)

At this time of year, we normally fear any possible viral infection. It is then crucial that we take a closer look at what Influenza really is, and how we can protect ourselves from it during the vacation.


Contagion (2011): When Fiction Becomes Reality
(Science and Art)

One sobering and undeniable example of a prognostication that became a reality is the plot of the pandemic-based blockbuster movie Contagion, released in 2011, in relation to the COVID19 pandemic, which hit the world in late 2019.


Rare Bacteria Makes PCR Technology Possible
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Since the new coronavirus pandemic hit the world last year, the PCR test has become familiar to almost everybody. What is PCR technology, how did it start, and what are the challenges it faced at the beginning?


A Brief History of the Banana
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Most of us cannot imagine the world without the banana; it is one of the globe’s most favorite fruits. In 2019 alone, over 115 million tonnes of bananas were produced.

Young Diabetics... Young Champions
(Science Story Time!)

The mother called her 11-year-old son from among his soccer peers before the match started, pointing to her arm.


Cholestrol and Kids
(Woman and Child)

Once thought of as a disease of middle age, heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, and other blood vessel problems, cholesterol is a growing concern among our children and adolescents.


Women and Thyroid Health
(Woman and Child)

Research shows that, more and more, women are being diagnosed with thyroid hormone imbalance. Even though men are still prone to suffer from thyroid issues, women are ten times more likely to experience thyroid problems.


When Death is Essential
(Life Sciences)

There are a lot of death forms inside our bodies as we live. This death, on the cellular level, is essential for life!


Coffee: Bliss or Sin?
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

For coffee lovers, what is it about coffee that gets us hooked? Why is it good? Why is it bad?


Cancer Patients amidst a Pandemic
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

No doubt the pressure has been double for people who are already fighting other chronic or serious diseases.  This article is dedicated to shed light on some facts related to cancer patients and COVID-19.

Delusional Disorders
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Patients with delusional disorders are consistent, reasonable, and moderate; they can perform effectively in daily life and might not exhibit any strange or odd behaviors.


Occupational Diseases
(Science Everywhere)

Most of us spend at least one‐third of our day at work. We get carried away with the several tasks we have to accomplish before the end of the day, then suddenly feel physically exhausted or even pained.


Indoor or Outdoor? A Choice for Your Health
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

The COVID-19 pandemic has restricted hanging-out, social gatherings, and spending time outdoors; if you belong to the indoor generation with no deep understanding of what you are missing, this article is for you.


Air Conditioners and the Spread of Viral Infections
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Air conditioners have become a necessity, especially with global warming; nearly all public places use air conditioners. At this point, everyone wonders: Can air conditioners spread viruses?


Social Stigma and COVID-19
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

The patients of COVID-19 might face negative and social discrimination due to people’s ignorance about the disease. They blame a tangible source of infection, the patient, as if they were the source of the pandemic.


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