Coronavirus new variant ‘AY.4.2’ could be even more infectious than Delta

New coronavirus variant emerges

Newly recognized Coronavirus variant AY.4.2 also known as “Delta Plus” has been related in approximately 6 percent of cases in the United Kingdom. Studies suggest that AY.4.2 could be 10 percent more transmissible than the most common U.K. Delta variant AY.4 according to Francois Balloux, PhD, director at the University College London Genetics institute. An … Read more

Dreaming a lot could lower your risk of developing dementia

Do you dream a lot?

Studies suggest that your dreams may be able to ascertain whether or not you are likely to develop dementia. A study by a Swinburne researcher published in Neurology, determined that if you dream a lot you may be less likely to get dementia. By measuring rapid eye movement (REM) sleep the study could predict the … Read more

13 Gorillas at Atlanta zoo have tested positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus infects Gorillas at Atlanta zoo

Atlanta zoo employees discovered that the animals were infected with coronavirus after testing them when they exhibited classic symptoms associated with COVID-19. The gorillas had been suffering from runny noses, lack of appetite and coughing. One of the gorillas named Ozzie, is currently the world’s oldest living male gorilla at 60 years of age. “The … Read more

Long-term Covid could affect your sex life

Having Covid could affect your sex life

Researchers have determined that having the coronavirus could affect our sexual and reproductive health. As well as the already well-known possible long term side effects of Covid, such as fever, cough, fatigue and sensory losses, researchers are ever learning about new possible implications that could derail your health. Some women and men have reported effects … Read more