Foraging: Mother Nature’s best alternative to supermarkets emptied by Covid-19

By Alice Liana Galli In the past days we have assisted to panic buying by shoppers who have emptied the shelves of supermarkets all over the country. Yesterday the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who have tested positive for Covid-19, have reassured the people to stay home and prefer delivery services instead. However, those services seem to have no spare slots and the waiting times are of few weeks. So what can people do in the meantime? Mother nature offers them the answer: go foraging. But what is foraging? According to Aimee Cornwell, foraging is “going out into nature and be … Continue reading Foraging: Mother Nature’s best alternative to supermarkets emptied by Covid-19

Can Covid-19 kill love? All the secrets to survive dating and being in a relationship

By Alice Liana Galli Dating at the time of Covid-19 can be challenging, especially with the new rules set in place all over Scotland yesterday. Without being able to leave the house- except for the bare necessities like going grocery shopping, exercising once a day, going to work or to the pharmacy- meeting new people or spending time with our lovers is almost impossible. But can Covid-19 really kill love? According to the sexual health and consent educator Samantha Bitty, love can survive the ongoing pandemic even in isolation. How? Using creativity and moving personal intimacy from in person to … Continue reading Can Covid-19 kill love? All the secrets to survive dating and being in a relationship

Professional Educators facing Online-Teaching as an effect of COVID-19

By Nora Garcia The majority of schools, colleges and Universities in the UK are now closed due to the Coronavirus spread. Online-Teaching is the current method employed to help students throughout their academic year. Professional Educators in schools and Universities … Continue reading Professional Educators facing Online-Teaching as an effect of COVID-19

UWS Ayr Campus international students returning to their countries as COVID-19 spreads

By Nora Garcia The UWS Ayr Campus advised last Friday for their students ‘’not to attend campuses from the 16th of March’’ as a consequence of the spread of the coronavirus. After that announcement, UWS International students started to get … Continue reading UWS Ayr Campus international students returning to their countries as COVID-19 spreads

Scottish women half as likely to receive heart attack treatment than men

Ben MacDonald A trial led by researchers from the University of Edinburgh has found that women receive poorer heart attack treatment than men, even when the rates of diagnosis are the same. The research, compiled by Dr Ken Lee, saw a similar proportion of men and women – 21 and 22% respectively – be diagnosed with a heart attack or injury to the heart muscle after going to A&E with chest pains. Treatment rates were not equal, however, with women half as likely to receive standard treatments as men, the British Heart Foundation funded study found. It was concluded that 15% … Continue reading Scottish women half as likely to receive heart attack treatment than men