Universal Lessons from the Covid-19 Pandemic

Universal Lessons from the Covid-19 Pandemic

Starting out in Wuhan, China, at the end of 2019, the Covid-19 virus has spread like wildfire all across the globe within just a few months. It is causing tremendous amount of destruction and disruption to our “normal” lifestyle. There are death and suffering everywhere it goes. However, looking from a more spiritual perspective, this …

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Covid-19: Understanding the rationale for a lockdown

Covid-19: Understanding the rationale for a lockdown

As the Covid-19 pandemic spread around the world, more and more governments have taken the drastic step of locking down their countries. However, for this measure to work effectively, it is important to understand the rationale for a lockdown against the Covid-19 virus. Otherwise, the measure may actually work against the very purpose of the …

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How do I know if I have Covid-19 infection?

How do I know if I have Covid-19 infection?

With the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, it is understandable if you are concern and wonder if you have the infection and not know about it, since some people may be asymptomatic. On the other hand, your healthcare facilities can easily get overwhelmed with unnecessary screening and testings. So, what should you do if you are not …

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Covid-19 “Lockdown” in Malaysia

Covid-19 “Lockdown” in Malaysia

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many countries to take drastic actions to slow down its spread. The Malaysian government has announced a Movement Control Order, beginning from 18 March 2020 to 31 March 2020. Below is a summary of the order: The main purpose of this order is to restrict human movements and interactions. The …

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How to Overcome the Fear of Aging

How to Overcome the Fear of Aging

Aging, like sickness and death, is part and parcel of life. Everyone who is born must eventually age and die. This is the natural cycle of life. However, not everyone ages in the same way. Some age gracefully. Others age with fear. Fear is Optional If you are fearful of aging, you should know that …

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Eating curry has unexpected health benefit after study finds it improves your memory

Eating curry has unexpected health benefit after study finds it improves your memory

Scientists have uncovered some good news for curry fans, as the popular dish could boast some unexpected health benefits. Research has found that a key ingredient can both improve your mood and your memory. A study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry reveals that people regularly taking curcumin performed better in memory tests …

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Even one cigarette a day can still kill you, study finds

Even one cigarette a day can still kill you, study finds

If you think having just one cigarette a day won’t do any harm, you’re wrong. British researchers say lighting up just once a day was linked to a much higher risk of heart disease and stroke than might be expected. The bottom line: “No safe level of smoking exists for cardiovascular disease,” wrote the team led by Allan Hacksaw, …

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High-cholesterol diet causes tumours to form 100 times faster

High-cholesterol diet causes tumours to form 100 times faster

High-cholesterol diets send cancer cells into overdrive and cause tumours to grow 100 times faster, according to new research. Scientists have shown for the first time the mechanism which means fatty cholesterol significantly increases the risk of colon cancers, opening the door for new drugs which could prevent this. As well as looking at ways this …

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A bedtime to-do list could help you sleep better

A bedtime to-do list could help you sleep better

For better shut-eye, don’t count blessings or sheep at bedtime; take stock instead. A small but intriguing study found that writing a to-do list before turning in helps people get to sleep faster. The reason? The mental housekeeping “offloaded” worry about what’s upcoming, according to research in the Journal of Experimental Psychology. The study, led by …

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