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Literatus: Covid-19, surviving naturally
THE bad news: Covid-19 is here to stay. As our cases nationwide continue to increase, it is illogical to even expect that one magical day in the future, the coronavirus will just disappear with the wave of a wand.This perception ...
From 2 days ago
Literatus: Shoulder pain and what to do with it
WE TEND to think that the shoulders are simply constructed. However, these are made up of more than muscles or bones. These also contain cartilages and tendons. Moreover, the complexity of the connections between bones and muscles through the tendons, ...
From 16 days ago
Literatus: Is activated charcoal really ‘activated?’
CHEMICALLY, all charcoals are the same. They are powdered forms of carbon. Charcoals are residues of burned organic materials with—as we experience in our backyard grilling activities—energy contents making them adequate for cooking meat.However, why is it that we encounter ...
From 30 days ago
Literatus: Graying informed
WHEN I see gray hair in people of younger age, I usually think that someone in that person’s family or ancestry had gray hair when he or she was young. Often, people associate gray hair with biological aging.However, nature knows ...
From 37 days ago
Literatus: Age of ‘complicated’ pregnancy
PREGNANCY, at least in natural pregnancy, is an arena wherein nature beats science and statistics.The statistical rule of central tendency cannot cover all cases, as it should. Some women are infertile at age 25. Meanwhile, some reports have circulated of ...
From 44 days ago
Literatus: Some amusing ways of using masks, Pinoy style
THE content of this article may be offensive to some readers because of certain assumptions it makes.First, the article assumes that Filipinos behave generally the same way to justify the “Pinoy style” phrase. For sure, not all Filipinos behave in ...
From 66 days ago
Literatus: Private motorcycle backriding, social distancing
PERHAPS the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases missed this: For Covid-19-free families, motorcycle backriding is a form of social distancing in the public space. It is a method of social distancing because it distances members of the family ...
From 79 days ago
Literatus: No backrides: ‘Unscientific,’ illness of common sense
LET us begin with the lack of scientific foundation in the “no backriding policy.” A public health policy like this one should have strong scientific foundation.First, motorcycle riders have better protection from Covid-19 infection compared to jeepney commuters because riders ...
From 86 days ago
Literatus: Hope for 2 Covid-19 vaccines
AT LAST, China has released to the public the genome sequence of the SARS-CoV-2. Consequently, a team of scientists at the University of Texas at Austin and the NIAID Vaccine Research Center has isolated a genomic segment that encodes the ...
From 108 days ago
Literatus: Childhood temperament and adult behavior
HUMAN temperament can be very diverse. However, recent evidence indicates that childhood temperament can “predict” future adult behavioral profile, particularly beginning at age 25. Temperament is a biologically grounded way a person tends to respond to the world emotionally and ...
From 122 days ago