Tag: SARS-CoV-2

mRNA vaccines – all you need to know

For the last three years, the world has been gripped by the coronavirus pandemic. Fear and panic of the disease had been ever-present in the entirety of the world’s population until the arrival of the vaccine against the very same. Many different kinds of vaccines appeared in the market, manufactured by different pharmaceutical corporations, including the mRNA vaccine.

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Matcha powder and its health benefits

Matcha powder is a type of green tea with many proven health benefits, currently its effects on SARS-CoV-2 are being studied. Today the powder is used to make various desserts so we wonder do these desserts have the same health benefits as the beverages?

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Eating habits during the spring lockdown of 2020

The introduction of the national lockdown on 19 March 2020 greatly affected the previous way of life in the Republic of Croatia. Chronic non-communicable diseases, as well as increased body mass index, are associated with more severe forms of the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. In addition to physical activity, the importance of nutrition in maintaining overall health is emphasized, as well as the necessary role in the optimal functioning of the immune system.

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SARS-CoV-2 Mutations: All in one place

Since SARS-CoV-2 first appeared, various mutations have been detected around the world. Currently three variants are a hot topic among scientists – variants B.1.1.7, B.1.135 and P.1. Mutations present a danger because of their possible effect on the diagnosis, treatment and efficacy of the vaccine. Could these variants present an even greater danger because of these mutations?

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