Viruses are strange creatures. Biologists have struggled with how to relate them to the conventional tree of life. They are complicated organic matter, either living or non-living. However, they can be found wherever there is life. Take a look at some facts about viruses and discover how peculiar agents they are: What does Virus Mean?
At The LifeCo Phuket, Thomas Lodi, MD, MD (H) answers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the recent events of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 nCoV) for us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNzM3wW8g78 2019 novel coronavirus is a very mild virus, and it only has a 2% mortality rate at this point. When we consider Influenza, which has a
Using public transport is maybe not as enjoyable as driving your own personal vehicle. Still, it is an excellent alternative for city dwellers as it enables them to travel along planned routes easily. The problem is that especially during flu season, there is a chance that you can catch flu from others. If you worry
Here at The LifeCo Phuket, our resident oncology specialist and Chief Medical Operator Thomas Lodi, MD, MD (H) answers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the recent outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 nCoV). As you will read, Dr Lodi emphasizes the necessity of boosting our immune system with simple and effective strategies.
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‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ Hippocrates, known as the father of modern medicine, made that statement 7 thousand years ago. Today we rediscover the wisdom behind those words. Evidence from studies shows the importance of our dietary habits to prevent diseases or to change the course of diseases. Nowadays, everything
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