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Austin Salameda

Austin Salameda
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In pursuit of a career in medicine and the arts, Austin considers himself a non-conformist. he thinks everything returns to a baseline no matter how far things tilt from right to left. Writes sometimes, tells stories often, provokes always.

THE COVID 19 SAGA | NEW STRAIN ON THE LOOSE

A study published in the Public Health of England by Chand et al identified a new strain of SARS COV 2, currently known as “Variant of Concern 202012/01”, its also being called “UK COVID-19 variant”.

CoViD-19 Saga: Pandemic over? Not quite

In early 2020, Elon Musk likened some aspects of COVID-19 to the common cold and stated that "the coronavirus panic is dumb".

CULTURED MEAT – THE FUTURE OF FOOD

Lab-grown or cultured meat was previously just a concept in science fiction stories. Now it may be stocking up in a grocery sooner or later.

DIABETES | The Silent Killer

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) a physician will have the patient take one or more of the following blood tests to confirm the diagnosis:

CoVid-19 Saga: The truth about face shields

Aside from face masks, wearing of face shields have been mandatory in public areas by the Philippine government. Citizens were quick to adapt to this policy but some have previously questioned the overall protective effect of face shields.

DIABETES: The Silent Killer Part 2

Diabetes is due to one of two mechanisms, inadequate production of insulin (which is made by the pancreas to lower the blood glucose by helping it to move into the cells) and / or inadequate sensitivity of cells to the action of Insulin.

DNX HEALTH | DIABETES: The Silent Killer

The World Health Organization, estimates that diabetes was the seventh (7th) leading cause of death in the world in 2016.

Real or Faked: The Business Side of CoVid

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is the combined presence of Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff syndrome, which is most commonly seen as a complication of excessive alcohol intake...

Take my breath away: An Asthma explainer

One of the best ways to prevent asthma is to remove triggers, like staying away from smoke, pollution, allergens etc. but this isn’t always easy. So a myriad of treatment options and medications are given to asthmatics.

Take my breath away: An asthma explainer

Ever get the feeling of something taking one’s breath away? That’s not love; that’s probably an asthma attack.
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