Virtual roller coaster rides may help unravel causes of migraine

By Christa Lesté-Lasserre Taking a ride on a virtual rollercoaster can lead to excessive motion sickness in those who experience migraine KatarzynaBialasiewicz/Getty Images Virtual roller coasters set off altered brain cell activity related to dizziness and motion sickness in people who experience migraines, even if they are not currently having an episode – a finding… Read More »

PM’s vaccine ‘failure’ torn to pieces

Scott Morrison’s handling of Australia’s coronavirus vaccination rollout has been labelled one of the worst public policy failures in recent times. The Prime Minister is under growing pressure over the slow and problem-plagued delivery of Covid-19 jabs, blamed for the worsening and extended lockdowns now affecting 12 million people. Australia has ranked last of all… Read More »

3 of the Best Deltoid Exercises to Do at Home

1. The standing dumbbell rear delt row The standing dumbbell rear delt row is an easy exercise targeting several areas of the deltoid area. The arms, shoulders and back all get a workout with this exercise, which has quite a few variations. In addition to the standing dumbbell rear delt row, instructions will also be… Read More »

Healthcare workers in Cape Town ambivalent about patients who disengage from HIV treatment

A qualitative study sought to understand healthcare workers’ perspectives on patients who disengage from antiretroviral therapy (ART) at a clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. Results showed that healthcare workers had contradictory feelings about these patients, ranging from empathy to anger. Having sub-optimal adherence to or stopping HIV treatment can lead to drug resistance, HIV… Read More »