Deepak Chopra Leverages Blockchain To Struggle Covid-19 Mental Wellbeing Disaster

Edie Swartz

If you are getting feelings of suicide, make sure you know that you are not by yourself. If you are in hazard of acting on suicidal feelings, get in touch with 911. For guidance and means, connect with the National Suicide Avoidance Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text 741-741 for the Crisis Textual content Line.

Today, Deepak Chopra turns to the know-how best recognised as ‘blockchain’ to deal with psychological health and fitness and suicide avoidance. An write-up released on the Nationwide Institutes of Well being web-site referred to as Suicide Hazard and Prevention in the course of Covid-19 explains how

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Fitbit COVID-19 Analyze Suggests Wearables Can Detect Condition In advance of Indicators Get there

Edie Swartz

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In Might, Fitbit, a organization that manufactures and marketplaces health-tracking watches, announced it experienced launched a examine with a intention of making an algorithm that could detect COVID-19 in advance of symptoms appeared. In about a two-month period, 100,000 Fitbit wearers in the U.S. and Canada enrolled and additional than 1,000 constructive COVID-19 conditions were described. The examine is nonetheless ongoing and continue to accepting folks to enroll possibly at this url or in the Assessments & Discover tab in the Fitbit app.

The enterprise launched early results from the analyze and has uploaded the details to

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Eastern Medicine On The Western Frontier Of The COVID-19 Pandemic: LAist

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Lianhua qingwen capsules sent by Sinong Lin’s family. (Courtesy of Sinong Lin )

Editors’ Note: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved the products mentioned in this article for prevention or treatment of COVID-19. KPCC/LAist is an independent news source; this article does not provide medical recommendations or endorse products of any kind.

On April 11, as the coronavirus pandemic was in full swing, Sinong Lin received a package at her apartment in L.A.’s Chinatown. Sent by her family back in China, it contained 50 small boxes of Lianhua Qingwen capsules, a Chinese herb commonly used to relieve

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Mobilise classic African drugs towards Covid-19

Edie Swartz

The writer is a commentator based mostly in Nairobi

Covid-19 infections across Africa are on the rise. Whilst the verified amount of infected folks on the continent is even now about 5 per cent of the global complete, and the price of boost appears to be slowing, hopes that Africa would escape the pandemic somewhat unscathed are fading.

In numerous countries, especially those south of the Sahara, by now creaking general public wellbeing units will struggle to cope with an inflow of critically sick patients needing intensive care. This area hosts just 3 per cent of the world’s conventionally

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Doctor who used humor, medicine to heal dies of COVID-19

Edie Swartz

“He said on multiple occasions that if he were in there for more than three weeks that he wouldn’t be coming home or that he wouldn’t want to,” Wilke said. Just after midnight on July 3, they spoke their last words before Lockwood spent weeks in a medically induced coma fighting double pneumonia, kidney failure and an antibiotic-resistant infection.

Dr. Frank Lockwood (right), pictured with husband Bernie Wilke (left), died Aug. 5 after a six-week battle with COVID-19.

Dr. Frank Lockwood (right), pictured with husband Bernie Wilke (left), died Aug. 5 after a six-week battle with COVID-19.

Credit: Contributed

Credit: Contributed

Wilke and Lockwood’s closest friends at Village Theatre, the improv theater in the Old Fourth Ward where Lockwood

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Child and adolescent psychiatry research during the COVID-19 pandemic

Edie Swartz

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in various challenges for child and adolescent mental health researchers, and particularly for those at the beginning of their career. We emphasise the challenges and opportunities from the individual perspective of trainee psychiatrists, psychologists, and doctoral or post-doctoral scholars in child and adolescent mental health from diverse settings across the globe.

The pandemic has adversely affected the careers of young professionals in child and adolescent mental health research who are often funded by grants and fellowships (usually doctoral and post-doctoral researchers). This is primarily because of the temporary suspension of all grant applications by different

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