COVID-19 infection may cause thyroid disease: case study


Patients with COVID-19 may develop an inflammatory thyroid disease called subacute thyroiditis – which causes neck pain and upper tract respiratory infection, according to a new case study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The said case has emerged in a 18-year-old woman from the University Hospital of Pisa, Italy. Read more

Is gay conversion therapy legal for minors in Germany?


The answer to this question is no, Germany has passed legislation that bans any kind of gay conversion therapy for minors (i.e. incumbents under the age of 18 years) throughout the country. Those found to be violating this law shall face imprisonment for a term of one year or could be fined with €30,000 ($32,535;Continue reading “Is gay conversion therapy legal for minors in Germany?”

Did President Trump’s personal valet tests positive for coronavirus?


One of the personal valets of President Trump, who is part of an elite military unit of the US Navy, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The test was conducted on Wednesday after he showed symptoms for coronavirus. President Trump is known to be upset after learning about this development. The rapid coronavirus test whichContinue reading “Did President Trump’s personal valet tests positive for coronavirus?”

How should the US prepare for the second wave of coronavirus infections?


As coronavirus struck the world, nobody had any clue about how to deal with this menace. However, when the information started pouring in, poor response and administrative delay made it hard to contain the spread of this deadly virus. As many countries have now faced this pandemic and are now aware of the numerous waysContinue reading “How should the US prepare for the second wave of coronavirus infections?”

Why are Germany and the US are at loggerheads in the era of Covid19?


German politicians are resisting the United States’ attempt to lure coronavirus vaccine research away from Germany into the US, in hope of gaining a monopoly over the vaccine, once it is developed. Source: Reuters

Consumption of endangered species by humans behind coronavirus outbreak, says experts


Experts in both China as well as the rest of the world have raised alarm against the consumption of wild animals in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The source of coronavirus infection is a seafood market in Wuhan, which has been closed down is believed to have a wild animal section, where live andContinue reading “Consumption of endangered species by humans behind coronavirus outbreak, says experts”

China extends Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities


China has extended its quarantine of Wuhan city to Huanggang and Ezhou, cutting off a total of 19mn people. Following the outbreak of coronavirus, planes, buses, and trains were shut down at 10 pm local time on Thursday morning. As reported by journalists and people, even roads going out of these cities have been shut.Continue reading “China extends Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities”

Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint


Alex Azar, the man who has been picked by US President Donald Trump for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary is known to have tripled the price of Insulin in his last stint as a high-ranking executive at the pharmaceutical company Eli Lily. Azar is succeeding Tom Price who has to resignContinue reading “Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint”

£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities


A wellness company has been accused by fertility experts in UK of duping women with false hopes of being able to conceive a baby, using their £250 drip. The drips are being marketed with the image of a baby in the womb. Doctors have unequivocally rubbished the claims made by GetADrip.com , which is presentlyContinue reading “£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities”