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Take Sambucol-Coronovirus Self-Assistance – Part 1 Published on March 21, 2020 Written by Geraint Hughes As a good starting point, I would suggest Sambucol. This alternative health food product has been around for decades and is available in extract, liquid, tab and pill forms and has been used as an old folk remedy in Europe and Africa going back centuries.

MOLECULES 17/06/20 Antiviral Natural Products for Arbovirus Infections. Over the course of the last 50 years, the emergence of several arboviruses have resulted in countless outbreaks globally. With a high proportion of infections occurring in tropical and subtropical regions where arthropods tend to be abundant, Asia in particular is a region that is heavily affected by arboviral diseases caused by dengue, Japanese encephalitis, West Nile, Zika, and chikungunya viruses. Major gaps in protection against the most significant emerging arboviruses remains as there are currently no antivirals available, and vaccines are only available for some. A potential source of antiviral compounds could be discovered in natural products—such as vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbal plants, marine organisms and microorganisms—from which various compounds have been documented to exhibit antiviral activities and are expected to have good tolerability and minimal side effects.

Do Animals Have Feelings? Amid the human crush of Old Delhi, on the edge of a medieval bazaar, a red structure with cages on its roof rises three stories above the labyrinth of neon-lit stalls and narrow alleyways, its top floor emblazoned with two words: birds hospital. To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone app. On a hot day last spring, I removed my shoes at the hospital’s entrance and walked up to the second-floor lobby, where a clerk in his late 20s was processing patients.

Bacteria Can Evolve Resistance to Drugs Before Those Drugs Are Used In 1928, after returning from a countryside holiday and examining a stack of petri dishes that he had left in the sink, British chemist Alexander Fleming discovered a new type of bacteria-killing mold. From that mold, he isolated a chemical called penicillin, and ushered in the modern antibiotic era—an age when humans could finally keep infectious diseases at bay. But in 1945, two years after penicillin became widely used and shortly after Fleming won a Nobel Prize for its discovery, he issued a stark warning against overusing these wondrous chemicals.

The Language You Speak Influences Where Your Attention Goes Psycholinguistics is a field at the intersection of psychology and linguistics, and one if its recent discoveries is that the languages we speak influence our eye movements. For example, English speakers who hear candle often look at a candy because the two words share their first syllable. Research with speakers of different languages revealed that bilingual speakers not only look at words that share sounds in one language but also at words that share sounds across their two languages. When Russian-English bilinguals hear the English word marker, they also look at a stamp, because the Russian word for stamp is marka. Even more stunning, speakers of different languages differ in their patterns of eye movements when no language is used at all.

Remaining calm in adversity: What Stoicism can teach us during the coronavirus pandemic People around the world are feeling rudderless and adrift. There’s conflicting information about the pandemic – but it’s not just about health. People losing work, feeling frightened, being isolated at home, worried about their loved ones and wondering about getting basic supplies. Oman Med J. 2019 Sep;34(5): Innovative Preventive and Resilience Approaches Against Aedes-linked Vector-borne Arboviral Diseases Threat and Epidemics Burden in Gulf Council Countries. With people in Saudi Arabia increasingly living in urban and semi-urban areas, the country may face a bigger threat of sudden outspread of mosquito vectors of dengue and Zika virus.1 A total of 2926 confirmed cases of dengue fever were documented in 2016 in Saudi Arabia alone,2 and dengue infection remains a major public health concern in the Western and South-western areas of Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Most cases are related to predominant dengue virus serotypes (DENV 1, 2, 3, and 4), climate change/extreme weather and urbanization drivers facilitate the proliferation of the incriminated disease vector (Aedes mosquito species). Elucidating dengue and other emerging arboviral asymptomatic carriers, antigenic diversity and phylogenetic of DENV 1–4 and other arboviral diseases in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and other Middle Eastern countries is crucial for timely prevention and case management strategies in Saudi citizens, Muslim pilgrims, and expatriate workers.7–10 Conclusion Disclosure references

Rhesus Monkeys Can Assess The Visual Perspective Of Others When Competing For Food Researchers Jonathan Flombaum and Dr. Laurie Santos, both from Yale University, have found that rhesus monkeys consider whether a competitor can or cannot see them when trying to steal food. Working with semi-free-ranging rhesus monkeys on the island of Cayo Santiago in Puerto Rico, Flombaum and Santos set up a food competition game: Lone monkeys were approached by two human "competitors."

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