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So #IPL match in #Delhi today amidst the #corona crisis. They say its a #stress buster. For once imagine if there was no ipl, would people who are already stressed, would they be more stressed over their friend/family/acquaintance getting ill/hospitalized. 1/7
Maybe, for some who seek a stress reliever. It gives them something to do, but so do these #OTT s.
I am pro #cricket and all for people prospering but never at the cost of other #people (I am sure it's not intended). Sadly, that's what ipl seems like right now..2/7
atleast in today's time when there is already a dearth of facilities and resources, we see it being diverted somewhere avoidable. There's a chill of #sadness in the air and a #curfew to curb the spread. As much as we try to focus on the #positives and the recoveries, .. 3/7
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1/10: Do state actions affect the #psych #wellbeing of govt benefit recipients? In a new #openaccess @JPART1991 paper, @MartinBaekgaard, @SassMikkelsen, @JonasKrogh and I investigate this in the context of Danish #unemployment benefits. Short answer: Yes! academic.oup.com/jpart/advance-…
2/10: To test the question, we rely on survey, quasi, & natural experimental evidence, utilizing the fact that in March last year, as part of the #COVID19dk #lockdown, the usually strict active #labormarket policies of DK were suddenly suspended -> benefits became unconditional.
3/10: In other words, from 1 day to the next, unemployed ppl did no longer have to comply with a lot of demands (job training, work requirements, mandatory control meetings with caseworkers, documentation requirements, etc.) to receive benefits. What happened to their well-being?
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"The post resonated at a time when weary people across the world are experiencing #ennui, 3dread & more work-related #stress during the coronavirus pandemic."

nytimes.com/2021/04/21/bus… #socrates #soul #zombies
1/ "Since he described his epiphany a week ago, his post has been liked over 200,000 times. It has received more than 10,000 comments from readrs describing how their own brushes w death had led them to step back from work & take stock of the way they had been livng their lives."
2/ "Even those who have been lucky enough to keep their jobs have questioned their #purpose in life as they spend long hours on #Zoom calls and answer #emails into the night."
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Great thread for anyone pursuing graduate studies. Here are my top 10 tips for a new #phdstudent in their first 6 months. #phdchat #AcademicTwitter
@AcademicChatter @PhDVoice @OpenAcademics #coachphd
1. Start with an attitude of gratitude. If it was your choice to pursue a PhD, it’s a privilege. Imagine all the people who would love to have such an opportunity to extend their schooling beyond highschool, to learn a topic in depth, but couldn’t for all kinds of reasons.
2. Don’t rush. Take the time you need to choose your #dissertation topic wisely (of course stay within the timelines of your program for finalizing your choice) - if you can, discuss with your mentor/s a few avenues for your dissertation and the various pros/cons of each.
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India’s defense forces, including the army, navy & air force, reported 787 deaths by #suicide between 2014 and 2021, the government told #Parliament on March 22, 2021. Thread on govt data and reasons for the suicides:
3 in 4 suicides were in the #IndianArmy. The Defence Institute of Psychological Research says domestic and personal problems, marital discord, stress and financial problems were the major causes of these #suicides Image
In a decade to 2019, there were 1,123 deaths by #suicide in the armed forces, government told #Parliament on September 16, 2020 bit.ly/3t7yYJp Image
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9 causes of low sperm count/quality you should know

1. Infections
2. Varicocele
3. Heat & Stress
4. Drugs
5. Being too fat
6. Hormones
7. Other medical issues
8. Alcohol & smoking
9. Chemicals

A thread 🧵

Please RT for awareness
Low sperm count or #oligospermia means the semen a man ejaculates during an orgasm contains fewer sperm than normal. Medically, it means having less than 15 million sperm in 1ml of your semen.

If there's no sperm at all in your semen, it is called #azoospermia.
Having low sperm count significantly lowers your chances of being able to impregnate a woman.

Many families have been torn apart because of the resulting infertility.

Unfortunately, in some cases, people erroneously think the cause of the infertility is the woman.
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Wie unterscheiden sich Menschen, die den immunschädigenden Einfluß eines #Lockdown|s genau kennen u. sie trotzdem weiter durchführen, von KZ-Ärzten?
@wef 09 Apr 2020: #Lockdowns: "This is arguably the largest psychological #experiment ever conducted."
weforum.org/agenda/2020/04…
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Psychologischer #Stress beeinflusst unsere #Immunfunktionen und damit auch den Verlauf viraler #Infektionen negativ. Angst steht in direktem Zusammenhang mit der Übertragungsrate, der #Morbidität und #Mortalität.
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
link.springer.com/chapter/10.100…
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#Massenmedien, #Politiker u. einige skrupellose #Wissenschaftler ignorieren die Tatsache, daß gerade #Panikmache u. rigide Massnahmen, in großem Maße dazu beitragen können, die Lage weiter zu verschärfen.
medrxiv.org/content/10.110…
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
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Since I was a #graduate student, I’ve been struck by the variability in advisor-student relationships. While some are amazing, fruitful, and inspiring to watch, others are a downward spiral of awfulness and pain. 1/10 #gradschool #AcademicTwitter
Despite this, not only are #professors not taught how to be good mentors, but there is almost never any penalty or remediation for those with awful track records. 2/10 #mentorship
As a #stress and #socialsupport researcher, it was evident to me that advisor-advisee #relationships were likely having an effect on student stress, well-being and health. Surprisingly, no one had ever looked at this before. 3/10
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Our next paper: Abnormal #thyroid function is common in #takotsubo syndrome and depends on two distinct mechanisms: results of a multicentre observational study onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.11…
In this study, we compared patients with #takotsubo syndrome (#TTS) with age- and sex-matched normal subjects from the #NHANES collective and with patients affected by acute coronary syndrome (#ACS) from the AQUA FONTIS study (@StudyAqua). Main outcome measure was serum #FT4. Image
With artificial intelligence / machine learning we identified two clusters of #thyroid function in #TTS and three clusters in the whole population. #AI #ML pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33179374/ Image
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 11/05/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/11/05/dai…
Using game-theory to look for extraterrestrial intelligence

phys.org/news/2020-10-g…

#extraterrestrials #GameTheory #SETIParadox
The Green View: Universal Basic Income could transform our city

glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/18835378.…

#UniversalBasicIncome #scotland
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PR firms prepare 60-80% of global news while 6 media corps control lion's share of global news. [Giants: the Global Power Elite by P Phillips].

Contemplating the sound question "what are they trying to sell me?" is always a legitimate/wise exercise.

If the "ideological protectors of concentrated global capital" wanted you to remain calm - the media, in lockstep, would mirror & amplify this desire. Instead we witness a psychological terror campaign waged against populace - w/ a growing acceptance/demand of fascist measures.
Many of the observations from the 2016 article, "Why We’re Living in the Age of Fear" can be explored in relation to what we bear witness to, at present moment. Our #fear is very easy to #manipulate. "We're #wired to respond to it above everything else"

rollingstone.com/politics/polit…
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Thread from April 2, 2020.

"Science shows that early exposure to circumstances that produce persistent #fear and chronic #anxiety can have lifelong consequences by disrupting the developing architecture of the brain."

[National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, 2010]
"While some of these experiences are one-time events and others may reoccur or persist over time, all of them have the potential to affect how children learn, solve problems, and relate to others."
This is a topic worthy of discussion. Consider WEF's rapidly accelerating consolidation of global power. In Jan 2019 WEF exploited the climate crisis by deliberately inciting #fear - in tandem with partners & media. Today it exploits the COVID-19 pandemic.

#TerrorEchoChambers
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Tweetorial on our new paper, part 1: #Thyrotropin (#TSH) concentration is elevated in post-traumatic stress disorder (#PTSD), reflecting an elevated #setpoint of #pituitary-#thyroid feedback control. doi.org/10.3389/fendo.…
2 | TSH correlates to #allostatic load, measured by #SIQALS 2 score. Although #TSH rises, #FT4 and #FT3 concentration don't go down. Therefore, TSH doesn't reflect #hypothyroidism, but an increased setpoint due to type 2 #allostasis. frontiersin.org/articles/10.33…
3 | #Jostel's TSH index (#JTI) correlates to the #SIQALS 2 score for type 2 #allostatic_load in a large dataset of the #NHANES collective. This supports an elevated reference input (set point) of #thyroid #homeostasis in chronic #stress. doi.org/10.3389/fendo.…
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Field trips help children connect with the real world & erase #classroom boredom. These trips contribute to their understanding of the world, broaden their perspectives and make learning new concepts fun.
Given the constraints of conducting physical field trips in the current environment, we at #NuttysDen conducted a virtual tour of our premises, for the students of @pathfinders_ps
There have been multiple studies that highlight the positive impact that #pets have on the mental & physical development of #children - children that grow up with pets tend to have higher self esteem, develop better congnitive and social skills.
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W Maharashtra
#covid19 has reached hinterland in tier 2 /3 cities & beyond becoming uncontrollable as all beds in different designated centers are occupied full with covid19 person
Admitted either due to breathlessness requiring oxygen or comorbidities abound requiring vigilance
Pandemic Decipher
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covid19 is an attack on our distorted might In our #Variedresponse most will overcome, some would suffer protracted misery & sadly unlucky few, FEW won't survive

We must empathize, urgently mitigate & strive best to protect humanity as we face this menace
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Pertinently this virus is a #Stresstest to physiological, psychological & immunological competency, challenging each individual until present time
Testing our multisystemic resilience, developmental journey, comorbidities, immune memory & subjecting us to scrutiny of viability
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Urinary History Taking for #MedStudents #TrishasTweetorial

Struggle to take an effective, comprehensive #UH in a 5 min #OSCE?

#sdocs @MedicsAcademy @MedTweetorials #TrishasTopTips 👇👇
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When did you last take a urinary history?
#OSCE
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Before we start #FristThingsFirst I’m a Realist

Urinary History is not ≠ to Urogynae History #PelvicFloorDisorders

For ☝️ use:
#Urinary dysfunction
#Sexual dysfunction
#Bowel dysfunction
#Vaginal dysfunction
[3/19]
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After 6yrs of a roller coaster ride #PhD and 1yr of #jobsearch, #immigration woes, and a #pandemic, I am humbled and happy to officially accept a Postdoctoral Scientist position @abbvie. I owe this to my wife and savior @priyankaitkar9, #parents, #inlaws, and all #familymembers!
Shoutout to kind and supportive people in my life who guided me and kept me sane and positive so I could aggressively go after my dreams @UMassChemEng @IITGuwahati.
I am also #grateful to all the people who offered me #interviews and #postdoc positions. You helped me gain confidence in my abilities and it was emotionally difficult to decline your offers! 🙏🏽
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#SHRIKAILASA LIVE |
#NithyanandaSatsang with The Supreme Pontiff Bhagwan Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam

Today's #Satsang keyword:
#pandemicFatigue
Article: tinyurl.com/pandemicfatigue

The delusional arrogance of humanity - do not allow delusional arrogance to ruin your life.
#Corona
#SHRIKAILASA LIVE | #NithyanandaSatsang #pandemicFatigue

Do not make life decisions in the delusional arrogance of pandemic fatigue (sans. : #throbhavaSankalpa).

Humans face #pandemicfatigue many times in their life - not just during this corona pandemic.
#SHRIKAILASA LIVE #NithyanandaSatsang |
#pandemicFatigue

The old world is literally losing its branding over humanity.

The delusional ganging up called society, country, nation is melting down.
All the delusional ideas are melting down.

#delusion #delusionalArrogance #covid
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Today, let's discuss a common #skin condition that is very challenging to treat- #ECZEMA.

Eczema (aka #atopicdermatitis) is a long-term type of dermatitis (inflamed skin) that usually runs in families.
When a person has eczema, they usually develop a patchy skin rash that Image
is itchy, red, scaly, and dry. Eczema affects adults and children alike—most people get it before age 5.

#Doctors don’t know what causes eczema but research has traced a scientific link between eczema and #stress.
When we experience a stressful situation, the body goes into fight-or-flight mode and responds by increasing the production of stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol. But when the body produces too much cortisol, it can suppress the immune system and cause an inflammatory
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#Internationalyogaday2020 , has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Yoga is a physical, mental & spiritual practice which originated in India. #MyLifeMyYoga #Thread

Thank You @narendramodi Ji 🙏
The Indian Prime Minister, @narendramodi, in his #UN address suggested the date of 21st June, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world.
#Yoga, derived from the root yuj (to yoke, to unite). A man who seeks after this union is called a yogin or yogi.
There are four main division of yoga:

🌸Karma Yoga,
🌸Bhakti Yoga,
🌸Jnana Yoga &
🌸Raja Yoga. 1/n

#YogaDay2020 #InternationalDayOfYoga #YogaDay #MyLifeMyYoga
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Who is a psychologist? Why do we need one? I'm not crazy, why should I visit a psychologist? I would rather talk to a friend instead of talking to a psychologist. Approaching a psychologist puts my honour at risk, and also my family's.
Several questions of such kind always occur in our mind, when it is suggested to us to visit a psychologist. We need to understand why it is important to talk to a psychologist when in need. We need to understand the importance of being aware, and taking care of our mental health
And before that, it is important to understand what a psychologist is and how he or she can help us when in need.
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1/n We always hear that stress ruins your health, and can kill your earlier in life. Stress can be a causal factor that can lead to chronic diseases of aging like heart disease and even diabetes.

But do we actually know what stress does to our body?

#stress #health #glucose
2/n Today morning, I was woken up with some stressful news. After talking about it for 15-20 mins, I thought I’d check my blood glucose to see how my morning stress effected my blood glucose concentration...
3/n To give you a little context, I measure my blood glucose fairly frequently, & have been measuring it every morning for almost 3 months (for a clinical trial). I also measure daily morning blood ketones.
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Thank you @RoySocChem for the webinar : "Kindness begins with thinking about others, the translation of thoughts into the actions is more required which can be implied through small guestures of kindness." #KindnessMatters #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2020 Image
Are women kinder at work than men? #KindnessMatters @RoySocChem #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
"There are physiological and neurological effects of kindness associating it to happiness and kindness is contagious" - @DrDRHamilton #KindnessMatters #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2020 Image
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