As an anti-ageing scientist who studied at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London; I am very fond of essential oils. For the past 15 years, I have been developing and perfecting haircare formulas to slow down my own hereditary hair loss.
A healthy immune system is extremely important during the current coronavirus pandemic. Ginger is known to strengthen immune system. A study showed that it has antiviral properties against human respiratory syncytial virus. As Covid-19 is a respiratory disease, ginger may help people recover from coronavirus infection.
With age, your skin tends to be drier, nevertheless, dry skin is a common skin problem across all ages. The sebum production is controlled by testosterone hormone. With age, the production of testosterone in both men and women declines. As a result, the older people get, the drier their skin is.
Located further than 7,000 miles away from Wuhan of China where the first case was reported, New York has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. More than 360,000 cases and 28,000 deaths have been recorded there. Like with most other countries, the United States is not fully prepared for the outbreak.
Clinical trials in 10 hospitals in China showed that Chloroquine reduces the severity of Covid-19 pneumonia and shortens the infection period. However, Chloroquine may cause various side effects such as skin rash, diarrhea, liver damage, muscle damage, vision loss, low blood cell levels, seizures and premature deaths.
Your skin is constantly exposed to internal and external factors like genes, health condition, weather, pollution and microorganisms; hence, it is usually the first organ in your body that shows the signs of ageing. Ageing is a gradual process that happens because the body can't renew all the damaged cells and tissues.
Avoiding unnecessary travel and big crowds help reduce the spread of the outbreak. However, for many people, social distancing can be a hard thing to do. It can affect their mental health and wellbeing. Can you self-isolate without feeling lonely, anxious or depressed? Find out how you can make self-isolation less boring.
Resveratrol is capable of neutralising free radicals and preventing oxidative damage. A study by University of Seville in Spain showed that resveratrol helps prevent and reduce chronic inflammation. It reduces the appearance of wrinkles, pigmentation spots and other visible signs of ageing in the skin.
The Coronavirus outbreak is a threat to the global public health. Started in Wuhan, China, toward the end of 2019, the Covid-19 pandemic has quickly spread to more than 200 countries and territories. There have been more than 9 million confirmed cases and over 470,000 reported deaths worldwide.
Covid-19 symptoms may include runny nose and phlegm coughed up from the lungs. According to data from the Covid-19 cases in Europe, the coronavirus may still be present in the faeces, blood, urine, serum and saliva of the infected people for up to 5 weeks after the initial symptoms.
Niacinamide boosts the production of collagen in the skin by up to 54%; while it also increases the production of elastin and skin proteins by up to 20% and 100%. A clinical study showed that Niacinamide visibly improved the appearance of ageing skin and helped prevent the appearance of age spots by up to 68%.
The recovery rate from coronavirus infection in China rose to about 94%.
China has developed plasma therapy that improves the condition of critically ill Covid-19 patients within 12 to 24 hours. More than 78,000 Covid-19 patients in China have recovered from the disease.