Articles (Health)

Personal Hygiene: Your Gateway to Better Health
(Bare Necessities)

With the eruption of virus epidemics every other year, hygiene has been receiving a lot of attention, especially in crowded places.

Dyslexia: A Disappointment that Sneaks into Children’s Hearts
(Brilliant Young Minds)

Sitting anxious among his peers as his turn to read out loud approaches. As the teacher calls his name, his eyes devour the word in a desperate attempt to read it correctly, and not blunder its letters as he did before. 


Ageing in the Age of Inequality
(Science Policy and Ethics)

If you ask me about my greatest fear, I would answer “Growing old”! I fear ageism and the unfairness associated to it in every single domain of life.

Children and Psychological Illnesses
(Behavioral Sciences)

Many people thought that psychological illnesses are far from occuring in children, but they are more vulnerable to depression as they are psychologically fragile.

Deodorants: What they do and what they do not do!
(Safe Summer)

During summer, the sweating rate increases and some often use deodorant to prevent unpleasant smell; however, there have been more allegations trying to link the use of deodorants to some diseases.


Art: A Healing Medium
(Science and Art)

We learn that when we fall and break a limb to go seek medical attention; but what do we do when it is our mental state that is broken? How does one go about remedying that?


The New Coronavirus and Pregnant Women
(Women and Science)

Are pregnant women more likely to catch COVID-19? What will happen if she does get infected? What will happen to the newborn?

A Future Without Medication!
(The Past and the Future)

Between the past, the present, and the future, the pharmaceutical industry has witnessed and is still experiencing significant development; yet, can we dispense with medications in the future?


COVID-19 Anxiety
(Behavioral Sciences)

We are all in a fight against an invisible enemy that can strike unknowingly. It affects everyone differently; the strange nature of this virus makes us worry about what could happen if you or a loved one catch it.


White or Blue?
(The Colors of Life)

Wearing masks has become mandatory in many situations; many wonder though: is it the white side or the blue side out? Of course, we are talking here about surgical masks.


Animal Epidemics
(Environment and Us)

When we hear the word “epidemic”, some epidemics that killed millions of people over time pop up in our minds, but have you ever thought about diseases that killed thousands of animals?


Life during COVID-19
(Science at Home)

COVID-19 has transformed people’s lives all over the world; it has illustrated how interconnected the world is. Even though borders exist on maps, the virus has shown that they are of no consequence in real life.


Can COVID-19 Infect Someone Twice?
(Human Health)

In such times, numerous questions and fears arise; everyone worries, and assumptions and theories increase in an attempt to answer these questions.


The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
(Human Health)

Three scientists addressed the adaptation of cells to the level of oxygen from a distinctive aspect, until they shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine.


Heartburn
(Human Health)

Heartburn is a common issue among people; many suffer from it not knowing that it is usually easily avoidable. So, What is a Heartburn?


Busting COVID-19 Myths
(The Big Questions)

Let us bust some myths about preventing the infection or boosting the immunity against the new coronavirus.


Why Bats?
(The Big Questions)

When we talk about bats, all that comes to our minds are vampire bats or bat-borne diseases, but have you ever wondered why bats matter?


Pets and COVID-19 Transmission
(Science at Home)

People are worried about their pets’ health and are afraid they might transmit covid-19. 


How Has the Coronavirus Affect Our Life Positively?
(Environment and Us)

We all inevitably fear the unknown; after all, it is a modified virus with no cure thus far; yet, cannot we find a single positive effect amidst these fears?


Keep Your Distance; Stay Safe
(Behavioral Sciences)

Everything has become surreal since the outbreak of COVID-19; social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. Although these concepts are not new, overreacting and panic caused by fake news and exaggerating consequences have misguided many people.


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