Tag Archives: History

History of a vegan diet

The term vegan initially identified a diet free of anything taken from nonhuman animals. However, a few points must be made: 1 Some of the earliest and most active vegans clearly stated their opposition to all nonhuman exploitation. It was partly written to support the contention that veganism is a rejection of nonhuman exploitation that… Read More »

History repeating: 100 years ago, schools closed due to the Spanish flu. What’s different now?

If your school is closed because of the novel coronavirus, you have something in common with kids growing up 100 years ago. In 1918, schools closed temporarily in response to a new H1N1 virus. Like COVID-19, the illness it caused spread rapidly in communities because no one was immune to it yet. Did students still… Read More »

International Day of Radiology 2019: History, Theme and Significance of the Day Dedicated to Medical Imaging

Correct diagnosis is probably the most important part of treatment for any kind of health condition. Without the right diagnosis method, it is impossible to begin healing. Expertise in the field of  Radiology forms an integral part of medical field. Radiologists that are medical professionals specialise in diagnosing and also treating people experiencing injuries and… Read More »

Liars, Ghostwriters and Whistleblowers: How Bayer Made the Worst Deal in History

Bayer acquired Monsanto in 2018 for $ 63 billion, a purchase Bayer CEO Werner Baumann said would further their goal of creating a leading agriculture company.1 Bayer is now the largest seed and pesticide company in the world, but it might not stay that way for long, as lawsuits mount against the chemical giant over… Read More »

Happy Siblings Day! Did You Know the History and Significance of the Day That Celebrates the Bond of Brothers and Sisters?

Siblings Day (Photo Credits: Unsplash, Pexels) While there is Mothers’ Day, Fathers’ Day and Valentine’s Day to celebrate all the important relationships in the world, we also have siblings Day that is observed on April 10 every year in certain parts of the United States honouring the sibling relationships. And why not? Siblings form an… Read More »