India’s coronavirus lockdown devolves into a catastrophe

(Natural News) Hundreds of thousands of migrant laborers in India have started on long, grueling journeys on foot to get home after being rendered essentially jobless and homeless due to the nationwide lockdown ordered by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a bid to quell the spread of the coronavirus. Just last week, India’s…

What does gut bacteria have to do with high blood pressure?

(Natural News) Over the years, researchers have been increasingly interested in the role of gut bacteria when it comes to human health. The body harbors trillions of microorganisms like bacteria and viruses – collectively known as the microbiome. While these tiny organisms are often associated with disease and infections, some variations of viruses and bacteria…

South Africa goes into lockdown as the country struggles against coronavirus

(Natural News) South Africa began a nationwide military-patrolled lockdown on Friday, joining the growing number of African countries that have implemented stringent measures to prevent further spread of the coronavirus – a global pandemic currently taking the world by storm. During the three-week total lockdown, there will be no loitering around the streets, jogging or…

4 Passengers die aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise ship

(Natural News) Four passengers have died on a cruise ship anchored off the coast of Panama and at least two other people aboard the ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, a report said on Friday. Holland America Line – the company that owns the aforementioned cruise ship – said on its Facebook page that over…

Going under the knife isn’t always necessary for patients who experience chest pain, caution researchers

(Natural News) When patients go to a medical practitioner to complain about chest pain, they often end up undergoing catheter angiography to see the adequacy of their blood supply to the heart. However, new research suggests there are much safer and non-invasive procedures available that can provide an equally accurate diagnosis. A study published in the journal BMJ…

South Asia grapples with the coronavirus outbreak: India cracks down and Pakistan leaves patients in appalling conditions

(Natural News) Life in the normally bustling and overcrowded cities in India have simmered down dramatically as the second-most populous country in the world scrambles to handle the growing coronavirus outbreak within its borders. Rather than roaming about the streets, many people opted to stay home, slowing down traffic and reducing the size and scale…