Comparison of UK mail and clinic tests, plus a review of the Medichecks test
Hopefully technology will one day be able to eliminate potential killers before they start to spread - but until then its necessary to be vigilant to the pandemics that don't differentiate between those with a plan to live forever and those without.
What's the chance of a deadly disease annihilating the world's population? Some of the key factors are:
- ease of transmission - by contact or air
- is it infectious before symptoms so that public health measures can be used?
- how deadly is it? lots of novel flus are no worse than seasonal ones
- can it be prevented or treated?
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Pandemics Blog Posts
Novel Claromer compounds fight viruses by targeting their protective membranes
Maxwell Biosciences - 02-Aug-2023
Inspired by human immunity, Claromers are revolutionary molecules which may overcome resistance in near futureRead more...
COVID-19 continues to take a toll on Japanese life expectancy
Japan Times - 28-Jul-2023
Overall dropped by 0.42 years for men and 0.49 years for women in 2022 - second fall in a rowRead more...
Air pollution intensifies Covid-19 impact, mirroring decade-older age
The Guardian - 21-Jun-2023
Scientists advocate for air pollution reduction, emphasizing its potential to improve health outcomes amidst pandemics and flu seasonRead more...
Diabetes medication metformin could lower long COVID risk by 41%, study suggests
New Scientist - 09-Jun-2023
Metformin may function as an anti-inflammatory and potentially reduce the viral load of SARS-CoV-2Read more...
Biological Age: A Dynamic Response to Severe Stress
Harvard Gazette - 24-Apr-2023
Helping the body recover from stress could contribute to increased longevityRead more...