First COVID-19 Vaccine Tested on Humans in US Shows Promise

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Moderna Inc’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the first coronavirus vaccine to be tested on people in the US appears to be safe and able to stimulate an immune response against the virus, its manufacturer, Moderna announced on Monday. The findings are based on results from the first eight people who each received two doses of the vaccine, starting in March. Those people, healthy volunteers, made antibodies that were then tested in human cells in the lab and were able to stop the virus from replicating — the key requirement for an…

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Google India employee diagnosed with COVID-19

Google India employee diagnosed with COVID-19

Recently, Google India confirmed that one of its employees in Bangalore office has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Also, Mindtree and Dell had declared the case of Coronavirus infection of their employee in Bangalore. With the recent confirmation by Google India, the total number of techies infected by COVID-19 in Bangalore has increased to 3. Coronavirus has its first toll in Kalburgi, Karnataka where a 76-year-old succumbed to the deadly virus. The deadly virus is infecting Indians at an alarming rate, so far 74 people in India have been confirmed of…

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Tackling the stigma of mental health

With mental health and its stigma, getting treatment for those issues becomes difficult. For these people, controlling their health condition is not in their control. To add to that, they get blamed, called names and shouted at because of their problems. Thus finding an appropriate house, remaining in a long-term relationship and getting a job becomes tough. Here are some ways to tackle the stigma. Show compassion: When people about certain issues openly, they get accepted into the society. Therefore rather than passing rumors around, it is best to know…

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Reduce your sugar intake

Reduction of sugar intake is a must. Sugar especially artificial sugar works to increase calories and in turn increase the rate of health issues. Here are ways to reduce that. Know if you are addicted to sugar Sugar addiction is in the forming of craving for sugar-based foods like sweets and pastries. Also if you feel bloated after eating sugar or sleepy it means that you are addicted to sugar. Read the labels Sugar is often given in the form of energy or carbohydrates on the labels, if you see…

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Burn that fat away – Foods that help you lose weight.

Foods that help you burn fat and promote weight loss are in demand these days. These foods are natural, real and unprocessed foods. Along with exercise, if you consume these foods, you will be able to burn to a great extent. Citrus based fruit: Citrus based fruits go a long way in burning fat. These citrus fruits are best early in the morning. Even better in pre and post workout sessions. Oranges, lemons and limes, and of course citrus fruit is wonderful for your hair, skin and to burn fat…

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Senior Living: Living your golden years well

The golden years of your life should be lived with happiness, love and in well- being. Here are a few ways to perfect senior living. Fitness Keep fit in your golden years. It is essential when the body is aging and to keep well and remain agile. There are many ways to keep fit in your retired life. Remain silent Silence heals, renews, refreshes, re-energizes and regenerates. Use silence to remember precious good memories and be nostalgic. Make a will You do not want to watch your family bickering over…

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Are you a Mom that’s struggling to keep fit? Here’s how you can do it.

You are a mom and the world seems topsy-turvy.  You have to nourish, parent and help little human beings grow. In addition, you have to take care of yourself and replenish to fill vitality into the whole family. Here are a few ways that you can do that. Yourself first This may sound a little selfish, but it is not. It is the most unselfish act that you will ever do. If you do not put your health and wellbeing before all others, you will not be able to bring…

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Are dreams good for you?

Dreams are often considered a reproduction of the experiences of our day.  They are said to reveal a number of things about our lives and how our minds function. They help provide a glimpse into our emotional and mental health. Health Benefits Dreams are said to reduce depression and stress. They also provide calm and quiet to the mind and body after a long tiring day. According to research, time spent in dreaming in the sleep helps in healing faster. Dreams more than sleep provide rest. Dreaming is like an…

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The Power of Silence – Why everyone needs it in their life.

With the hustle of daily life, we often lose sight of where we’re heading and just go through a fixed routine. A few moments of silence daily, goes a long way in helping you realize that you need to slow down and take charge rather than being slaves to your meetings and calls. Observing silence is not difficult. You get many opportunities daily to do so. Be it during the commute to and from your workplace, the few moments spent in the lift, at meals, before going to bed or…

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Ten reasons why your need to see a Chiropractor

A Chiropractor uses an alternative kind of medicine which is muscular and skeletal adjustments which include emphasis on spinal adjustment and soft- tissue manipulation to prevent and cure a range of diseases. It is tried and tested part of the medicine field and has proven to be very helpful to a lot of people. Here are some reasons why you must visit one regularly even though your back troubles aren’t severe. Misalignment of the vertebra This is usually caused due to poor posture which a result of our sedentary lifestyle.…

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