Anxiety & Me [a poem]

By Kathy Ha | Featured Contributor Does it ever end?I’m tired of the inner turmoilI’m tired of being anxiousthe rollercoaster ride of emotionsswirling and churning withinold scars reopenpast nightmares hauntdoubt invades, fear paralysessilent screams that no one hearsI keep building my walluninviting, tall and proudbut the façade is brittleweathered by the yearsI’m lost in despairunsure of who… Read More Anxiety & Me [a poem]

When love is not enough & functional medicine for the nervous system with Dr. Aimie – Irene Lyon

I’m stoked to share a shiny new interview chat with one of my Somatic Experiencing colleagues, Dr. Aimie Apigian.  Dr. Aimie entered into the world of developmental trauma and all things nervous system health when she adopted a little human while in medical school (crazy, I know!).  In our chat This content was originally published… Read More When love is not enough & functional medicine for the nervous system with Dr. Aimie – Irene Lyon

Vietnam says new Covid variant is hybrid of India and UK strains | Coronavirus | The Guardian

Authorities in Vietnam have detected a new coronavirus variant that is a combination of the Covid variants first identified in India and the UK and spreads quickly by air, the health minister has said. After successfully containing the virus for most of last year, Vietnam is grappling with a rise in infections since late April… Read More Vietnam says new Covid variant is hybrid of India and UK strains | Coronavirus | The Guardian

WHO approves Sinovac Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, the second Chinese treatment to win designation | South China Morning Post

The company joins Sinopharm as a Chinese supplier endorsed by the World Health Organization; the move has the potential to help WHO’s dose-strapped Covax vaccine distribution programme.This content was originally published here. WHO approves Sinovac Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, the second Chinese treatment to win designation | South China Morning Post

The Dark Side of Gene Editing?. The ethics of germline editing | by Samantha Hatcher | May, 2021

Source: Harvard Gene editing technology has erupted since the advent of CRISPR-cas9. And as with any technology, while there is great potential for good, people are also concerned about the lasting impacts gene editing could have on humanity. One of the areas of great concern is germline editing. This area has a lot of ethical… Read More The Dark Side of Gene Editing?. The ethics of germline editing | by Samantha Hatcher | May, 2021

How to Genetically Modify a phage for Medical Purposes | by Alejandro Leyva | May, 2021

By Alejandro Leyva Bacteriophages are viruses that are used primarily to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. Environmentally, bacteriophages manage and balance bacteria populations by invading the prokaryotic bacteria and combusting them. Ranging around 24–200 nanometers, most phages specialize in destroying a single species of bacteria; phage treatment requires a variety of phage species to cure bacterial… Read More How to Genetically Modify a phage for Medical Purposes | by Alejandro Leyva | May, 2021

New Initiative to Help COPD Patients During COVID-19 Crisis Launched by Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety

(Senmer News Wire) Chicago, Nov 18, 2020 (Senmer News Wire)  – The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety (PPAHS) today announced the launch of a new initiative to help Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients during COVID-19, empowering them to better understand their conditions and to not delay seeking medical attention. The Virtual Patient Care initiative… Read More New Initiative to Help COPD Patients During COVID-19 Crisis Launched by Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety