Factcheck: Can turmeric and hot peppers protect against viral diseases?

Trying to strengthen the immune system as much as possible during a pandemic, people began to stock up on healthy foods. The turn came to turmeric and hot peppers when rumors emerged that they were killing the 2019-nCoV virus. Is this really so, the BBC has figured out. There is an opinion that spicy food (for example, ...

Three times as many: US expanded coronavirus symptoms list

At the request of American doctors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has published an updated list of coronavirus symptoms, Fox News reported. Previously, the CDC only focused on the three main symptoms of COVID-19 - fever, cough and shortness of breath. Now the agency has listed ...

How to get health insurance if you lose your job due to coronavirus

If due to the coronavirus you have lost your job and payments in connection with this, then you will have another problem added to your existing problems - the lack of health insurance, writes The Penny Hoarder. According to the Economic Policy Institute, 49% of Americans get insurance through their employers. ...

Coronavirus hardly transmits across surfaces: important evidence from new studies

German scientists came to the conclusion that the coronavirus is almost not transmitted through surfaces, and in 99% of cases, infection occurs after prolonged contact with a patient, writes the UNIAN agency. Scientists are convinced that 99% of the virus is transmitted during prolonged contact with an infected person. About it…

Accuracy up to 99%: scientists have developed a blood test to detect 50 types of cancer

A simple blood test can detect more than 99 different types of cancer with 50% accuracy, often even before symptoms appear. The study, during which blood tests of more than 6 thousand people were studied, was carried out by a group of American and British scientists and ...

Coronavirus and nutrition: what you need to eat to strengthen immunity and improve health

The coronavirus pandemic, which is gaining traction in the United States, has forced busy people to slow down their constant rush and reflect on their health. Strengthening immunity and advice on preventing infection have become key topics in recent weeks. And if with the second everything is quite simple - wash your hands more often ...

Scientists explain why men die more often from coronavirus than women

Men and women have the same chances of contracting coronavirus, but mortality due to COVID-19 disease among women is lower than among men, according to Voice of America. Such data was previously illustrated by the situation in China and only confirmed by new statistics from other countries. For example, in Italy ...

Home tests for the detection of coronavirus appeared in the USA: what is the price of the issue

As testing for the 2019-nCoV coronavirus in the US continues to lag behind testing in other hard-hit countries like South Korea, several US startups have set up their first home tests, Fox News reported. In accordance with the new recommendations to assist in the fight against ...

Daylight saving time: tips on how to adapt and not harm your health

If you are not yet tired of the political situation, the crisis and the coronavirus, then you can congratulate yourself: this Sunday you will get an hour less sleep. On March 8, US residents need to move their clocks forward one hour - this is the transition to daylight saving ...

10 things you should wash your hands with after contact

Hand washing is an important part of hygiene as it prevents germs from entering your body and also limits the migration of bacteria and viruses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends using soap and clean water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer to clean your hands.

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