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India asks social media firms to remove reference to ‘Indian variant’ of coronavirus

The World Health Organisation said on May 11 that the coronavirus variant B.1.617, first identified in India last year, was being classified as a variant of global concern. The Indian government a day later issued a statement saying media reports using the term “Indian Variant” were without any basis, saying the WHO had classified the… Read More »

Social effects of the keto diet for epilepsy

This relationship between cognition and sleep appears to be far more complicated in epilepsy patients, as their disease pathology enters into the equation as well. KDs can suppress the expression of pro-apoptosis factors such as clusterin and caspase-3, which coordinate strongly with the enhanced rates of recovery from seizure episodes and acute ischemic events of… Read More »

Social Determinants of Health Travel in Groups – At the Root Is Household Income

The U.S. health care community is collectively embracing the concept of social determinants of health that have become so obvious in understanding the disparities of health outcomes wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. Research from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health conducted with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR illustrates the fact that people… Read More »