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Omicron – Will it be the finalist?

The Omicron variant likely will spread more easily than the original SARS-CoV-2 virus and how easily Omicron spreads compared to Delta remains unknown. CDC (Centre for Disease Control and Prevention) expects that anyone with Omicron infection can spread the virus to others, even if they are vaccinated or do not have symptoms. However, researchers have …

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In research, is equality true?

Nowadays, society places a high value on gender equality, opposing prejudice based on skin color or ethnicity and discrimination against the poor. These aspects have been reduced to a bare minimum, yet they still remain in sufficient amounts to jeopardize the future of science and technology. The focus of this article is on how these …

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BUILDING OUR FUTURE: DO NOT STOP FOR PANDEMICS

BUILDING OUR FUTURE: DO NOT STOP FOR PANDEMICS Written by: Thakshila Dasanayake   The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought numerous challenges to people and the delivery of health care services. It has upended communities and significantly altered the everyday lives of millions of people across the globe. Sri Lanka reported its first COVID-19 case on …

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Climate Change: The Earth’s Central Environmental Threat

  image courtesy- NOAA  What is climate change? The climate of the Earth is changing. Several lines of evidence point to changes in our weather, seas, ecosystems, and other areas. Global climate change refers to long-term average changes throughout the whole planet. Although the phrases “global warming” and “climate change” are sometimes used interchangeably, “global …

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Brilliant but underrated

Nikola Tesla “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” While most people are acquainted with Edison’s findings, few are familiar with Nikola Tesla’s contributions to modern science and technology. Nevertheless, Tesla’s inventions left a profound impact on modern science and technology. The revolving magnetic field, which is the foundation …

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Next-Generation Biomarkers for Early Detection of CKDu

Chronic Kidney Disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu) is considered unresolved environmental nephropathy. CKDu is still increasing rapidly and gaining much attention all over the world. In Sri Lanka, CKDu has been reported to be common and increasing in prevalence. Furthermore, it is widely reported in geographically discrete regions of North Central and North Western provinces …

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metformin

මෙට්ෆෝමින් (Metformin) පිලිබඳ ඔබ දැනුවත්ද?

දියවැඩියාව ( Diabetes ) යනු දිගුකාලීනව ශරීරයේ ග්ලූකෝස් මට්ටම ඉහලව පවතීම නිසා හට ගන්නා ව්‍යාධි තත්වයක්. එය ශරීරයේ එක් අවයවයකට පමණක් නොව මුළු ශරීරයටම බලපාන රෝගී තත්වයක් බැවින් මෙය ව්‍යාධි යක් ලෙස හඳුන්වනු ලැබේ. ඇස් අන්ධ වීම, හෘදයාබාද, අංශභාගය,වකුගඩු අක්‍රීයවීම, අත් පා කපාදැමීමට සිඳු වීම වැනි භයානක, වේදනාකාරී සංකූලතා ඇතිකිරීමට දියවැඩියාවට හැකිය. දියවැඩියාව පිලිබඳ අවධානයෙන් …

මෙට්ෆෝමින් (Metformin) පිලිබඳ ඔබ දැනුවත්ද? Read More »

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The Medical Mystery continues........ Wilgamuwa the newest hotspot of CKDu in Sri Lanka

The Medical Mystery continues……. Wilgamuwa the newest hotspot of CKDu in Sri Lanka?

Chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu) or Rajarata kidney disease is a progressive disease that causes irreversible kidney failure and eventually death. Unlike chronic kidney diseases (CKD), which in most cases are linked to known causes such as, hypertension, diabetes, and chronic glomerular nephritis, the causative factors of this mysterious disease are obscure. Over …

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Covid Mask Line. Dr.Y.S.Mohamed, published in den updates Dec 2020

COVID-mask-line: radiological phenomenon observed in occipitomental view of COVID 19 suspects with maxillofacial injuries. The authors have clearly explained the impact of COVID-19 to the practice of dentistry around the globe, and how to fulfil our obligation as a profession to ensure high standards of care to patients with urgent treatment needs in the current …

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quantum mysticism

On Quantum Mysticism

In recent times, quantum theory is cited as proof of various pseudoscientific theories and religious concepts. Hence the term ‘quantum mysticism. Quantum mysticism is a set of metaphysical beliefs and associated practices that seek to relate consciousness, intelligence, spirituality, or mystical worldviews to the ideas of quantum mechanics and its interpretations(1). Terms used are endless …

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