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    Why the elderly have a high mortality rate with Covid?

    A University of Washington researcher, Prof James Anderson, who modeled a link between ageing, mortality & Covid 19 thinks it's related to immune cells. The immune system as you know, depends on it's ability to replicate the immune cells effectively at destroying the virus. However, these...
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    Human Milk created outside of the Breast

    Mother's milk is the perfect baby food. Lactation is the process of producing and releasing milk from the mammary glands in your breasts. Lactogenesis begins around the 16th week into pregnancy. Estrogen & Progesterone levels rise, milk ducts increase in numbers, the mammary glands start to get...
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    Dharshana's latest vlog...

    ගෝඨාව අන්දපු ශවි...!
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    A Picture of the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole

    A nice video from Veritasium. Excellent presentation and with an easy to understand explanation of the famous Black Hole image in "Interstellar". Our friend @Stimulus mind probably missed this.
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    Naegleria Fowleri - The Most Horrible Parasite: Brain Eating Amoeba

    Even though the parasite is common, the infections are rare. Naegleria fowleri grows best at higher temperatures up to 115°F (46°C) The mechanism is Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), leading to the destruction of brain tissue. The fatality rate is near 97%. It might present with...
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    The Dilemma ‘To Treat Or Not To Treat’

    Prof Harendra De Silva One doctor’s refusal to treat a politician has stirred a hornets’ nest of opposing opinions. Has he done the right thing or not? On one hand, a majority professionals are supporting the change in governance with the youth leading the way. They are desperate since the...
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    67% of Long-covid are developing Dysautonomia.

    The emergence of dysautonomia after Covid infection is becoming quite prevalent. :( Dysautonomia is a general term for a group of disorders that share a common problem – that is, an autonomic nervous system (ANS) that doesn’t function as it should. The ANS is the part of the nervous system that...
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    The StAR Initaitive...

    The Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) is a partnership between the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime that supports international efforts to end safe havens for corrupt funds. StAR works with developing countries and financial centers to prevent the...
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    Acute, severe hepatitis of unknown origin in children

    The WHO & CDC has issued warning on acute, severe hepatitis of unknown etiology among children. As of 21 April 2022, at least 169 cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin have been reported from 11 countries in the WHO European Region and one country in the WHO Region of the Americas. Cases...
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    The DNA mutations that cause Lupus identified....

    Lupus is a long term autoimmune disease. The body's immune system goes to the overdrive and starts attacking the normal healthy tissue. It's also known as the “Disease of a thousand faces.” There are several different kinds of lupus, and SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosusis) is the most common...
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    World Immunization Week. April 24 - 30, 2022

    Vaccines play an important role in our lives, being one of the great advances in modern medicine. This week is the WIW 2022 - Long Life for All campaign. The smallpox vaccine was developed in 1796 by Edward Jenner and since then vaccines have saved millions of lives, have cut infant mortality...
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    Cunty Rogues....

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    How to Steal a Billion and Bankrupt a Country: A Fairy Tale

    Prof Janek Ratnatunga Once upon a time, in a Galaxy Far away, was a planet in which there was this most green of islands surrounded by the bluest of waters. It has a fertile soil throughout the land and fish all around. Beneath the soil was an abundance of gemstones and beneath the water were...
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    The Sri Lankan People Have Taken Back Their Sovereignty

    Interesting talk... by Peter D'Almeida
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    A discussion with future President

    Hilarious but quite spot-on
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    MR's Dangerous & Sinister Speech May Signal Imminent Repression

    By -Dayan Jayatilleka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa just addressed the nation. It will go down as the worst speech he ever made and marks the nadir of his political career and more tragically, the manner he will be seen by history. Most seriously of all, his speech—the one he agreed to read...
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    Lawyers for Justice - Lihini Fernando

    Interesting speech....
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    A New Hypothesis for Alzheimer’s : The Lipid Invasion Model

    A new hypothesis for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been suggested—The Lipid Invasion Model. A recent paper argues that AD results from external influx of free fatty acids (FFAs) and lipid-rich lipoproteins into the brain, following disruption of the blood-brain barrier (BBB). The lipid invasion...
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    A short interview with Gnanakka

    Copied as received.... :P අනුරාධපුර දේවාලේ ඥාන අක්කව තරුණ මාධ්‍යවේදීනියක් ඉන්‍ටර්විව් කරලා . ප්‍රශ්නය " ඔබතුමිය වැඩ කරන්නේ යකෙක් හරි පෙරේතයෙක් හරි බැදගෙනද " පිලිතුර " නෑ දරුවෝ ..මම බූරුවෙක් වශී කරන් වැඩ කරගන්නේ " 🐴

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