Tag Archives: pandemic

I’m worried the mental health of parents is under threat. Yesterday I Googled ‘is it postnatal depression or pandemic?’

Animals in captivity often display repetitive functionless behaviours. Watching my six-year-old pace the yard last week I felt a palpable grief for what he is going through. It reminded me of a haggard tiger I once saw in a zoo – not a place I think I’ll ever feel right visiting again after lockdown. he… Read More »

Covid-19 Pandemic: Are Indian Kids Also Showing Symptoms More Than Flu?

A child wearing a mask to get protected from coronavirus | Image used for representational purpose (Photo Credits: PTI) New Delhi, May 17: As if it was not enough that novel pandemic COVID-19 was affecting millions of people cutting across the global boundaries, the disease, albeit few in children, is manifesting with symptoms of rare… Read More »

When was the bird flu pandemic

Influenza is transmitted from infected mammals through the air by coughs or sneezes, since it is available in pill form. H7N9 and H5N6 don’t infect people easily and aren’t usually spread from human to human, hPAI control has also been used for political ends. In isolated human populations – 1 billion to begin implementing the when… Read More »

How to combat weight gain during the pandemic (beyond diet and exercise) – CNN

But health experts strongly recommend you do your best to prevent excess weight gain during this historic and scary time. Dr. David Buchin, director of bariatric surgery at Huntington Hospital, is seeing that a large percentage of the patients battling Covid-19 in the medical center’s intensive care unit are obese. Patients who are obese are… Read More »

Pandemic Foreshadows Mental Health Crisis

The U.S. was already on the brink of a mental health crisis before the COVID-19 pandemic. The associated stresses, which run the gamut from isolation and anxiety to unemployment and illness, are now threatening to create a mental health emergency among Americans. In a commentary by Dr. Jeffrey A. Lieberman published by Medscape Psychiatry,1 several… Read More »