Shirley Johanna's Profile
M.Sc, M.Phil (Food Service Management & Dietetics)
Shirley is passionate about teaching and writing. She conducts nutrition education program for children in an NGO. Her hobbies are cooking, gardening and photography.
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In South Asian women, pre-pregnancy weight and a low-quality diet increased the risk of gestational diabetes by 37 percent
The new plant-based vaccine offers improved safety and potentially lowers the production costs more than any other current alternative vaccines.
A genetic blockade in the brains of the Alzheimer’s patients causes memory loss. Memory can be reversed by interfering with a HDAC2 enzyme that forms the blockade.
Midlife vascular health is important to prevent the risk of dementia. Cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, and smoking can increase the risk.
Polycythemia Vera is a rare type of blood disorder which has high blood cell count. Arthritis drug, methotrexate can effectively treat this disorder.