Tag: immune system

  • What Happens During Organ Transplants? | SHE-ensya Why Series

    Hello Science Fans! Do you know anyone who experienced organ transplantation?Are you curious about the process of transferring a healthy organ from one body to another? In this episode of the SHE-ensya Why Series, we look at the science behind organ transplants! We discuss the history of organ transplantation, and its general process – including […]

  • Why Do We Get Asthma? | SHE-ensya Why Series

    Hello Science Fans! Have you ever suddenly had difficulty breathing?Was it because of smoke, pollen, or pet fur?You might be suffering from asthma! In this episode of the SHE-ensya Why Series, we look at the science behind why we get asthma attacks! We discuss the causes for asthma and how it is triggered by different […]

  • Does Cold Weather Make Us Sick? | SHE-ensya Why Series

    Hello Science Fans! Do you wear socks at night? Do you avoid sleeping with wet hair? Do you avoid cold drafts? Do you do all these because you think the cold temperature can make us sick? In this episode of the SHE-ensya Why Series, we look at the science behind the connection between cold weather […]

  • Why can the presence of antibodies be used to detect the presence of disease?

    Hello Science Fans! The world is transitioning to the new normal, and one key procedure that must be mastered is the rapid detection of potential carriers for the Covid-19. Rapid test kits are widely available that can give us results in a matter of minutes; but how do these kits actually work? Would it surprise […]

  • Holy Week Special 2020: Meditation and silence

    It’s almost Easter Sunday! Unlike in previous years, a lot of us would be spending this holiday at home, stuck with fear, frustration and anxiety. In times like this, whether it’s the Lenten Season or not, meditation, prayer and silence can help us deal with all the negative emotions and stress that we are harboring. […]