Australian Covid-19 antibody therapy aims for early 2021 trial

A scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (in orange), the virus that causes Covid-19. Australian researchers hope to start human trials of a coronavirus antibody therapy in early 2021,... Read more »

Japan approves dexamethasone as Covid-19 treatment

Japan’s health ministry has approved dexamethasone, a cheap and widely used steroid, as a second treatment of Covid-19 after a trial in Britain showed the drug reduced death rates... Read more »

These probiotics can help keep your gut healthy

Yogurt is popular in many countries and is packed with probiotics.  More studies are revealing that eating probiotic foods — which are those that include beneficial bacteria that can... Read more »

Music enjoyed in your teens and 20s stays with you for life

The music people listen to when they are younger can give them long-lasting memories. The music people listen to between the ages of ten and 30 could give them... Read more »

‘Strong evidence’ mothers can transmit Covid-19 to newborns

There is “strong evidence” that Covid-19-positive mothers can pass the virus on to their unborn infants, scientists said Thursday, in findings that could affect how pregnant women are shielded... Read more »

4 tips to staying productive when working from home

Find yourself a dedicated and comfortable spot in your home that you can associate with your job and leave when you’re off the clock. With the outbreak of coronavirus... Read more »

4 ways to clear a congested nose and throat

Gargling with a solution of warm salt water is effective in giving some relief to a congested throat. When you fall sick, you will notice a thick, viscid substance... Read more »

Netflix sign-ups surge by nearly 16 million during pandemic lockdowns

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix on Tuesday reported soaring profits as paid subscriptions surged by almost 16 million at the streaming television service during lockdowns to slow the spread of the... Read more »

7 great free online resources for healthy living

There are many useful online resources for healthy living. With so many healthy living websites on the internet, it can be hard to find the most useful guides for... Read more »

Study finds most home blood pressure monitors inaccurate

Many home blood pressure monitors in Australia have not been tested to ensure they are accurate before going on sale. New Australian research has found that most home blood... Read more »