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'Why are we being treated like this?': Nurses handling COVID-19 evicted as landlord fears infection

Two nurses sit inside the G4 building at the Aloei Saboe Regional General Hospital in Gorontalo City, Gorontalo, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The hospital is a referral hospital for coronavirus patients in the province.(Antara/Adiwinata Solihin) Three nurses who work in Bung Karno Hospi…

Coronavirus has created a crisis for primary care doctors and their patients

How the coronavirus is making America’s health care access problems even worse.

Nafisa Ali reveals her niece donated plasma after recovering from Covid-19

Nafisa Ali with niece Diya Naidu. Nafisa Ali shared a picture of her niece, Diya Naidu, who donated her plasma to help Covid-19 patients after recovering from the disease.

Managing COVID-19 Lockdown in an Unhappy Marriage

Being in lockdown is hard enough. But being stuck with a partner you don’t get along with can feel like torture. Whether your relationship is overtly hostile or just strained, it’s time to call a truce. Remind yourself that the current situation is temporary.

Anosmia

Inflamed nasal mucosa causing anosmia Other names; Loss of smell, smell blindness, odor blindness Pronunciation; /ænˈɒzmiə/ Specialty; Otorhinolaryngology Types; Partial, total. Anosmia, also known as smell blindness, is the loss of the ability to detect one or more smells. Anosmi…

Doctors and nurses relieved at govt's cautious approach

Hutt Hospital ICU director Andrew Stapleton and clinical nurse manager Susan Cartmell. Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas Intensive care specialist Andrew Stapleton spent much of last month preparing for the worst case scenario - hospitals overwhelmed by critically ill patients.

COVID-19: Family members with loved ones in nursing homes endure time apart

Mr Derrick Loke checking in with his 73-year-old mother through a video call scheduled by the nursing home. (Photo: NTUC Health) SINGAPORE: When Mr Derrick Loke was not working, he spent time with his ailing mother - giving her massages and sharing the latest happenings in his life. S…

Marijuana and COVID-19: What a Doctor Wants You to Know

With the rapid spread of the new coronavirus throughout the globe, people are looking for ways to protect their health and lessen the risk of COVID-19 complications. Because having damaged lungs is one of the main risk factors for complications, smoking of any kind is being discouraged …

Coronavirus

Illustration of the morphology of coronaviruses; the club-shaped viral spike peplomers, colored red, create the look of a corona surrounding the virion when observed with an electron microscope. Coronaviruses are a group of related viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In …

Chinese doctors’ flight: How three airline crew members ‘disappeared’ from Lagos quarantine centre

Three out of the 17 pilots and flight attendants who flew 14 Chinese medical doctors and medical supplies from China to Nigeria on Wednesday have boycotted the Lagos quarantine centre provided by the Lagos State Government, investigations by Sunday PUNCH have revealed.

Housemate Chewing Too Loudly? Your Brain Could Be Producing Misophonia

The sound of people chewing, slurping, tapping, or humming can drive some people into a rage, and scientists have actually discovered the neurological wiring responsible for this strange condition.

Coronavirus can travel 4 metres, twice the current recommended distance between people

A new study examining air samples from hospital wards with COVID-19 patients has found the virus can travel up to 13 feet (four meters) -- twice the distance current guidelines say people should leave between themselves in public.

“We Want To Help Every Employee Doctors and Nurses”- Dustin Poirier Announces Initiative to Help Community

UFC superstar Dustin Poirier has set an example yet again by taking care of front line medical workers as the fight continuous with the coronavirus pandemic. Poirier along with his charity The Good Fight Foundationpledged to donate 1000 meals to the medical workers this easter.

9 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

Kidneys are one of those body parts that most people don’t think about until something goes wrong. Kidneys are actually very important. They remove waste and toxins from the blood.

Treatment for Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania or hair-pulling disorder can be defined as the need or impulse to pull your hair. Taking notes, talking on the phone, studying… These are times when some people have fun playing with their hair. People who suffer from Trichotillomania tend to roll it, stretch it, or ev…

Can Chronic Pain Be Prevented?

Our approach to pain management largely depends on what’s causing the pain. When it’s a byproduct of an ongoing health condition, our focus is finding a good pain management strategy to keep discomfort at a minimum. But when it’s rooted in an isolated event or injury, we can focus not o…