Pandemic

The study shows a direct link between confidence in vaccines and levels of science literacy

The study shows a direct link between confidence in vaccines and levels of science literacy

Researchers are calling for urgent changes to the GCSE science curriculum to equip learners with enough science education to identify reliable sources and inform their future vaccination decision-making process. A recent study from the University of Portsmouth has shed new light on the factors influencing immunity resistance in a UK population sample. The results showed …

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Poor mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic linked to weight gain in people with obesity

Poor mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic linked to weight gain in people with obesity

In the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 30% of obese patients gained more than 5% of their body weight and 1 in 7 more than 10%. While diet and exercise habits were factors, people with the highest levels of stress, anxiety and depression reported the greatest weight gain, researchers from UT Southwestern reported …

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Movement of local tourists helped Rajasthan tourism during Covid

Movement of local tourists helped Rajasthan tourism during Covid

RAJASTHAN IS OVER over the years tourists have been marketed as the liveliest part of India, offering them a truly royal experience. The aggressive marketing had its effect; The number of tourists grew steadily from year to year until the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. As of March 2020, 43.27 lakh domestic tourists and 86,573 …

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The social media trend is bringing people together personally for weekly walks

The social media trend is bringing people together personally for weekly walks

Dozens of feet — and a few paws — hit the sidewalk Wednesday night at La Vista’s Portal Recreation Area. Chatter and laughter are endless throughout the mile and a half loop. You would not know that many of the people on this group hike have never met before. “Everyone is so cool and sincere …

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Remote work: The countries shunning the post-COVID work trend and why

Remote work: The countries shunning the post-COVID work trend and why

Two years ago, the COVID-19 health crisis sparked a surge in telecommuting as most countries had to follow strict safety measures to keep business running. But now that most of these measures have been lifted and life is back to “normal”, many companies are still converting their once in-office roles to remote roles, either in …

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