Tag Archives: Evidence

No evidence of children infecting teachers with coronavirus, study finds

A possible date for UK schools opening is June 1st. There is, however, a general uneasiness among parents, teachers and trade unions. Commentators argue the main stumbling block is not knowing if children infect teachers. In this atmosphere of controversy I thought you might be interested in a study from New South Wales, Australia. The… Read More »

A close relative of SARS-CoV-2 found in bats offers more evidence it evolved naturally

There is ongoing debate among policymakers and the general public about where SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, came from. While researchers consider bats the most likely natural hosts for SARS-CoV-2, the origins of the virus are still unclear. On May 10 in the journal Current Biology, researchers describe a recently identified bat coronavirus that… Read More »

Science Based Evidence of Health Benefits of Herbal Teas

Individuals who enjoy the caffeinated boost that arises from consuming traditional teas and coffees could very well have a tendency to overlook the benefits of consuming herbal teas. Researchers now confirm the notion that herbal teas can provide a number of health benefits is no longer just folklore. The researchers have investigated the science based… Read More »

Medical News Today: Microdosing psychedelics: Does the evidence live up to the hype?

New research reviews the evidence behind the benefits of drug ‘microdosing’ and suggests that more “rigorous, placebo-controlled clinical studies” are necessary. New research examines the benefits of the active compound in magic mushrooms. The practice of microdosing — that is, taking small doses of psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin or N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT), to improve mental… Read More »

Popular Diagnostic Measurements for Headache Lack Evidence of Accuracy – Neurology Advisor

There is a dearth of evidence for diagnostic accuracy in measurement scales that were reported in the literature for headache associated with musculoskeletal symptoms in adults. More studies are required to enhance the level of evidence, according to a study published in Cephalalgia. Researchers conducted a review of literature on the diagnostic accuracy of questionnaires and… Read More »