body & soul

BODY & SOUL

The mind shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s wisdom; the heart, in proportion to one’s courage; and the soul, in proportion to one’s love.

What Are the Ways To Choose a Hip Replacement Surgeon

0
Since it is your health we are talking about, you cannot afford any sort of negligence. To get a treatment done smoothly without any...

How Dental Implants Replace A Missing Tooth

0
Most of us do our best to avoid situations where we need to undergo serious dental work. We brush twice a day with an...

5 Signs That Tell You Need Root Canal Therapy

0
For most, hearing the word ‘root canal’ sends an alarming response. However, it’s not as scary as it sounds. A root canal treatment is...

What’s the Delta COVID variant found in Melbourne? Is it more...

0
  Image: Shuttlestock Victoria’s current COVID outbreak took another turn last week when a new variant was discovered by health authorities. It’s not clear whether this...

Lockdowns don’t get easier the more we have them. Melbourne, here...

0
  Image: Shuttlestock As Melbourne heads well into a second week of lockdown, it’s important to recognise the serious toll this is likely to take on...

Yes, dogs can sniff out COVID. But not after dinner, when...

0
  Picture: Scitech Daily The idea of cute puppy dogs playing a role in leading us out of this pandemic is about as tantalising a...

Milk makeover: a great start for a healthy heart

0
A dash of milk could make all the difference to a healthy heart as new research from the University of South Australia finds that...

How long do COVID vaccines take to start working?

0
  Picture: James Ross/AAP Amid Victoria’s worrying COVID outbreak, perhaps the point of greatest concern is the fact the virus has again found its way...

Could a simple pill beat COVID-19? Pfizer is giving it a...

0
  Image: Shuttlestock While the focus has been largely on vaccines, you might have also heard Pfizer is trialling a pill to treat COVID-19. https://twitter.com/healthmagazine/status/1396481071978586115?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1396481071978586115%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftheconversation.com%2Fcould-a-simple-pill-beat-covid-19-pfizer-is-giving-it-a-go-160988 It almost sounds too...

We need to prioritise teachers and staff for COVID vaccination —...

0
  Picture: Shuttlestock Last Thursday Victoria announced a snap lockdown to last at least seven days starting from 11:59pm last night. As part of the lockdown, schools will...
5 desserts worth trying today
Most of us like a sweet treat every once in a while. Fortunately for us, dessert recipes are truly countless and there is surely a delicacy you could whip up with the ingredients you already have at home. Here are some tasty desserts that you can consider making as...
what are the ways to choose a hip replacement surgeon
Since it is your health we are talking about, you cannot afford any sort of negligence. To get a treatment done smoothly without any complications, you need to find a reliable and experienced hip replacement surgeon. In order to get the best treatment done with additional care and precision,...
how dental implants replace a missing tooth
Most of us do our best to avoid situations where we need to undergo serious dental work. We brush twice a day with an electric toothbrush, we rinse with mouthwash, we use dental floss, and we keep our regularly scheduled dental appointments. But even the best dental hygiene can...
5 signs that tell you need root canal therapy
For most, hearing the word ‘root canal’ sends an alarming response. However, it’s not as scary as it sounds. A root canal treatment is done to remove bacteria from the tooth’s infected pulp, avoid reinfection, and prevent the natural tooth from falling. While a dentist can tell you best whether...
what’s the delta covid variant found in melbourne? is it more infectious and does it spread more in kids? a virologist explains
  Image: Shuttlestock Victoria’s current COVID outbreak took another turn last week when a new variant was discovered by health authorities. It’s not clear whether this new “Delta” variant emerged from Victoria, New South Wales or elsewhere, and it hasn’t yet been matched to any cases in hotel quarantine. We’ve still got...
lockdowns don’t get easier the more we have them. melbourne, here are 6 tips to help you cope
  Image: Shuttlestock As Melbourne heads well into a second week of lockdown, it’s important to recognise the serious toll this is likely to take on many people’s mental health. Research during earlier COVID lockdowns in Australia found lockdowns were associated with poorer mental health, such as symptoms of depression and anxiety,...
yes, dogs can sniff out covid. but not after dinner, when they need a nap
  Picture: Scitech Daily The idea of cute puppy dogs playing a role in leading us out of this pandemic is about as tantalising a story anyone could conjure up right now. It’s the type of good-news story you see at the end of the evening news bulletin involving cute animals...
milk makeover: a great start for a healthy heart
A dash of milk could make all the difference to a healthy heart as new research from the University of South Australia finds that people who regularly consume milk have a lower risk of heart disease. Conducted in partnership with the University of Reading, the world-first study used a genetic-approach to...
how long do covid vaccines take to start working?
  Picture: James Ross/AAP Amid Victoria’s worrying COVID outbreak, perhaps the point of greatest concern is the fact the virus has again found its way into aged care. On Sunday, the state government announced an aged-care worker had tested positive for COVID-19, despite having received their first vaccine dose on May 12. We’ve since...
could a simple pill beat covid-19? pfizer is giving it a go
  Image: Shuttlestock While the focus has been largely on vaccines, you might have also heard Pfizer is trialling a pill to treat COVID-19. https://twitter.com/healthmagazine/status/1396481071978586115?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1396481071978586115%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftheconversation.com%2Fcould-a-simple-pill-beat-covid-19-pfizer-is-giving-it-a-go-160988 It almost sounds too good to be true. Indeed, the results are very preliminary — but it’s a promising approach.   Where most antiviral agents we’ve tried to treat COVID-19 target...
we need to prioritise teachers and staff for covid vaccination — and stop closing schools with every lockdown
  Picture: Shuttlestock Last Thursday Victoria announced a snap lockdown to last at least seven days starting from 11:59pm last night. As part of the lockdown, schools will close and move to remote learning, and today is a pupil-free day while schools prepare to teach online. Only the children of authorised workers and vulnerable...