Posts by Aarti Sharma

Why smoking hasn’t been banned?

At the start of the fifties, an analysis was published revealing a link between smoking and lung cancer. Around the same year the tobacco industry’s began to discover carcinogens in smoke, which affirmed the connection between smoking and cancer. This created confusion for the industry: that is whether to disclose about the health issues or try and…

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Is spending more time in nature crucial for children’s mental health and development?

Spending time in nature is very important for cognitive development of children. Nature generates creativity and problem solving capabilities integral to executive functional development in kids. Children who play and spend time in nature have more attentiveness. Nature helps kids to do better in school, in many surprising ways. Many parents probably understand that being outside…

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Raising Kids With Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health

A new study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that kids and teens who are brought up with spiritual practices tend to have better  mental health as they grow. Spirituality plays an crucial role in self-understanding and learning in early childhood development. “Young kids have an incredible sense of wonder – they’re innate spiritual…

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Can humans get COVID-19 from dogs or cats?

On the basis of the information available to date, the risk of animals spreading Novel Coronavirus to people is considered to be low. In total, all over the world, there are few dogs and cats have  been tested positive in comparison to humans. Cats and dogs are much more likely to get novel coronavirus than their stray peers and…

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Is Delta Variant Increasing Risk to unvaccinated people?

The delta variant is spreading worldwide. Experts think that this type is more infectious than previous variants of the virus. While some vaccinated people have developed novel coronavirus from the delta variant, they seem to have less major symptoms than unvaccinated individuals. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky provided her severest warning…

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What is B.1.617 COVID variant and will vaccines work for it?

The ancestor (proCoV2) virus and its initial descendants arose in China. Now the same virus which originated in Wuhan has different variants in different countries. The research shows that a population of strains with three mutational differences (alpha 1-3) from proCoV2 existed at the time of the first observation of novel coronavirus cases in China.…

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How Effective is the COVID-19 Vaccine?

COVID-19 Vaccine

The arrival of safe and effective novel coronavirus vaccines is a great development in the coronavirus pandemic. There are some recommended vaccines that are in use to help and save people who come in contact with the virus. Here are the names of some the lifesaving jabs for COVID-19: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine: The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is 95% effective in…

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The challenges of COVID-19 vaccine in-between politics

COVID-19 Vaccine

In a short time since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared novel Coronavirus to be a pandemic, there are already variety of  vaccines accepted for use in many countries around the world. But vaccines are only fruitful if people can get vaccinated — and progress on that front should get better. Many countries will get good amount of…

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