Makeup & Skincare

YOUNG ADULTS WHO’VE HAD COVID-19 SHOW SIGNS OF LASTING CARDIOVASCULAR DAMAGE

10 MAY 2021 Just because you’re young and healthy, doesn’t mean the coronavirus won’t affect you. Young adults who show only minor symptoms of COVID-19 may still suffer lingering changes to their blood vessels, according to a small new study. While the SARS-CoV-2 primarily impacts the lungs and is particularly dangerous for older people, growing research suggests it …

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NEW WAVE OF COVID CASES HAMPERS SOUTH ASIA’S SHIPBREAKERS

9 MAY 2021  India has experienced severe shortages of purified oxygen due to its ongoing second wave of COVID infections, and this has drastically curtailed the country’s ship recycling activity. The outbreak has caused more than 218,000 deaths in the country, and oxygen shortages are partly to blame. As industrial …

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BIMCO: SCRUBBERS CONTRIBUTE TO INCREASE IN HSFO SALES IN 2021

14 MAY 2021  A year after the start of the IMO’s 2020 sulfur cap, the price spread among the different types of fuel has stabilized contributing both to a rebound in sales of high-sulfur fuel and supporting the business case for scrubber installations according to a new analysis from BIMCO. …

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NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS SCALE OF SCRUBBER WASHWATER DISCHARGES

9 MAY 2021  A new report on scrubber washwater suggests that shipping now produces more tonnes of the effluent in a year than the tonnes the cargo it carries.  Based on numbers from the pre-COVID era (2019), the team at the International Council for Clean Transportation calculated that scrubber-equipped ships …

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GERMANY ACCEPTS TOXIC WASTE FROM PORT OF BEIRUT BLAST CLEANUP

6 MAY 2021  Germany will soon be accepting a shipment of 59 containers of hazardous waste from the Port of Beirut, which is still working to rebuild after the devastating blast at its grain terminal last year. The heavy lift ship Amoenitas, operated by Combi Lift, is at Beirut and …

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COVID-19 CAUSES MORE PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS THAN WE THOUGHT

8 MAY 2021 Like everything in this pandemic, the knowledge we have about how COVID-19 affects pregnancy has changed since we first learnt about the virus at the start of 2020. Unfortunately, gathering information and research in this area has been slower than many doctors would like, and a new study has now found that …

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COVID – 2 SIMPLE CHARTS SHOW WHEN YOU DON’T NEED TO WEAR A MASK UNDER NEW CDC GUIDELINES

29 APRIL 2021 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants people to know there are clear, personal benefits to getting vaccinated. On Tuesday, the agency released new guidelines for when fully vaccinated people – that is, those who’ve allowed their shot(s) two full weeks to take effect – can take off …

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OUR SENSE OF TIME IS WARPED WHEN WE CATCH THE EYE OF ANOTHER PERSON

3 MAY 2021 Our language weighs heavily with idioms and clichés about the human gaze. Whether they’re windows to the soul, or we’re staring daggers, eye contact communicates more about our intentions than words ever could alone. Poetry aside, the mechanisms behind our response to the gaze of another human …

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TWO CASES OF COVID-19 ‘VACCINE BREAKTHROUGH’ INFECTION CONFIRMED IN THE US

2 MAY 2021 Two cases of ‘vaccine breakthrough’ infections have been reported in a new study, confirming scientists’ concerns that some variants can evade the mRNA vaccines. However, the vaccinations were never expected to block 100 percent of infections, and these results in no way undermine the vaccination effort. In fact, they make …

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RIGHT AND WRONG WAY TO DOUBLE MASK, NEW STUDY HAS FOUND

30 APRIL 2021 Sometimes, wearing two masks is better than one. Dr. Anthony Fauci has endorsed wearing two masks for a firm and comfortable fit, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have found double masking can improve protection by about 50 percent. However, double masking may not be necessary if you …

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