Understanding astaxanthin and its benefits

December 22, 2020 Editor 0

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid pigment that belongs to a class of chemical compounds called terpenes. Astaxanthin is available in its harvestable and usable form in several marine animals. Most notable marine organisms that carry the carotenoid include the pacific salmon, shrimp, crabs, etc. The presence of astaxanthin in these animals is evidenced from the pinkish-red […]

Applications of Pharmaceutical Grade Sodium Carbonate

December 22, 2020 Editor 0

Sodium carbonate (Na2CO3) is the tenth most consumed inorganic compound all over the world. It is a safe compound and a vital component in several industrial cycles from the production of glass to dry powder detergents as well as lithium-particle batteries. It is likewise a significant ingredient in the pharmaceutical and food industries. Sodium carbonate […]

Phytopathological Disease Diagnostics- Challenges and Future Directions

December 22, 2020 Editor 0

Arising, reappearing and endemic plant pathogens continues to challenge the ability to protect plant health around the world. Further, globalization, increased human mobility, climate change, and vector and pathogen evolution have assisted in spreading invasive plant pathogens. Accurate and early diagnoses and pathogen observation on global, regional, and local scales are important to outbreaks and […]

Advantages and risks of food irradiation

December 14, 2020 Editor 0

There have been several debates over the advantages and dangers of food irradiation in the past. However, food irradiation has steadily become a common practise in the packaged food industry across the globe over the years. Going forward, it is likely that food irradiation will increase as there is growing sensitivity over health and hygiene […]

Top four ways to treat burn injuries at home

December 9, 2020 Editor 0

Burning and scalding is an uncomfortable but relatively common occurrence in our day to day lives. Burns and scalds can take place while working in the kitchen, by accidentally touching a hot iron, dropping a steaming cup of tea or by simply even walking in the sun. However, there is a marked difference in the […]

Work from home: An enduring legacy of the Covid-19 pandemic

December 8, 2020 Editor 0

A pandemic of the magnitude being experienced today was scarcely foreseen by laymen or experts. However, that the Covid-19 virus did cause a pandemic and continues to affect daily life is now a reality. The pandemic has led to hundreds of thousands of deaths across all continents save Antarctica, led to losses of jobs and […]

The return of pet grooming salons and grooming experts

December 8, 2020 Editor 0

Among the various industries and businesses that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the pet grooming business is one which has received the least attention. Pet grooming has been hit in a variety of ways due to the health emergency. In the initial stages of the outbreak, there was widespread panic fuelled by […]

Top health benefits of herbs and spices

December 4, 2020 Editor 0

Different herbs and spices have been a staple in several types of foods from across the world for centuries. These priced commodities have often been at the centre of trade, wars and conquests. In fact, the era of colonialism traces its routes back to the rapid increase in demand for spices in European markets. With […]

Recent Advancements & Challenges Faced by Physiotherapy Equipment

December 2, 2020 Editor 0

Physical therapy refers to an act to human being related to assessment, diagnosis as well as treatment of bodily defects through conditions of abnormal movement or disease, health promotion, correction, prevention and rehabilitation of deterioration and mental & physical disabilities via physical therapy methods or the usage of tools or equipment permitted by Minister as […]