Free psychological help extended to May 15

Free psychological help extended to May 15

GEORGE TOWN: The free psychological first aid offered by Wawasan Open University (WOU) in partnership with the International College of Clinical Hypnotherapy Practitioners (ICCHP) Asia will now be extended until May 15 owing to the overwhelming response received. The aid comes in view of the mental challenges that the people, especially families, are experiencing during the movement control order ... »

INFOSAN Quarterly Summary, 2020 #1

Food safety incidents During the first quarter of 2020, the INFOSAN Secretariat was involved in 38 food safety incidents involving 109 WHO Member States and 9 territories of WHO Member States. There were 25 incidents involving a biological hazard (Salmonella spp. [8], Listeria monocytogenes [5], Norovirus [3] Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli [2], Clostridium botulinum [2] Bacillus cereus [2]... »


As the days and months glided by, our little girls were greeted one autumn morning by the advent of a little baby brother. Wife had given consent, years gone by, for me to tell the foregoing stories of life; but, only a few months before the above event, she had requested the privilege of telling this last story, as the girls would naturally ask of her how the little fellow came. This she told the... »

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Gestation is “the act of carrying young in the Uterus, from the time of conception to that of parturition.” Conception occurs at the moment of the impregnation of the ovum; parturition is the act of delivery, or childbirth. Pregnancy is “the state of being with child.” The terms “period of gestation,” and “period of pregnancy,” respectively, are empl... »

Living with pets during MCO

Living with pets during MCO

KUALA LUMPUR: Working from home (WFH) is not as easy as many people think, especially when you have young children and pets. Yes, even pets. To others, it might seem easy having pets in the house. After all, don’t you just let them be and you do not have to give much attention to them? In reality however, looking after pets is just as much a responsibility as looking after young children. A look a... »

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Glossary of Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene, by G. Stanley Hall

GLOSSARY AGAMIC. Unmarried; unmarriageable, sometimes non-sexed. AGENIC. Lacking in reproductive power; sterile. AMPHIMIXIS. That form of reproduction which involves the mingling of substance from two individuals so as to effect a mixture of hereditary characteristics. It includes the phenomena of conjugation and fertilization among both unicellular and multicellular organisms. ANABOLISM. See META... »


With Humans In Hiding, Animals Take Back The World

Gulf states have tightened lockdown measures in large cities, and with Dubai’s shops closed and almost no people on the streets, peacocks that normally live in nearby gardens ventured out to explore other areas of the Middle Eastern city. A flock of geese searched for food inside a temple in Nagaon, in India’s state of Assam, on April 3. Many temples and shrines across the country have closed duri... »


Hear Urgent Cases Via Skype, Zoom, Falana Tells Nigerian Judges

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad, to prevail on judges in the country to “hear urgent applications via Skype or Zoom during the lockdown”. Following the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria, courts were directed to shut down until the pandemic was brought under control by government. But encouraging judges to embrace technological tool... »