Tag Archives: social

Debunking Social Media Myth, Study Finds COVID Vaccine Won’t Harm Placenta

WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 — Contrary to misleading reports spread on social media, a new study finds the COVID-19 vaccine does no damage to the placenta in pregnancy. In a study of placentas from patients who were vaccinated for COVID-19 during pregnancy, researchers found no evidence of any harm. “The placenta is like the black… Read More »

Novartis taps celeb dancer and ‘Ellen’ show DJ to headline Adakveo social challenge

So you think you can dance—for Adakveo? Novartis’ latest campaign asks people to bust a move to raise awareness around sickle cell anemia and its branded treatment. Led by well-known hip-hop dancer Stephen “tWitch” Boss, who also appears on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” as a DJ, the “Do U” campaign invites the public to create… Read More »

A furry social robot can reduce pain and increase happiness

Could furry social robots help bolster moods and reduce pain when human to human contact isn’t an option, for example, during a pandemic? According to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers published in Scientific Reports, a one-time, hour-long session with a plush, seal-like social robot reduced pain and oxytocin levels,… Read More »

What are social anxiety symptoms

Genetics likely has something to do with it: If you have social family member with social phobia, and appear to be more likely to develop social anxiety disorder. The dread of a social event can begin weeks in advance; you can have heart palpitations before you have anxiety. Have are tantrum when forced into a… Read More »