Under the icy soil of the Arctic is a frozen soup of bacteria, fungi, and viruses. These germs have never engaged in cellular interaction. But as the planet's temperature rises due to climate change, these bacteria that were frozen in permafrost are starting to defrost.
The resurgence of interest in hormone replacement therapy has led to this groundbreaking discovery. Women with urinary tract infections (UTIs) frequently experience Delirium.
We all get insecure at times. This has gotten worse due to the cruel beauty standard that social media pushes onto us.
Money may not buy happiness, but it sure does help people lose weight. The study of residents of urban areas found that participants who received cash rewards were more likely to lose a few extra pounds.
We’ve all handled this pandemic in our ways. The stress of the COVID-19 epidemic not only caused mental health issues in some teenagers but also accelerated the aging of their brains.
Relaxing with yoga in the dawn is probably a morning ritual for a minority. But the latest study will make you want to incorporate yoga into your lifestyle too.
Winters remind us of warm cozy blankets with a cup of hot chocolate right? But carbon monoxide posing also comes on that list. On those chilly winter nights, the U.S. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommends staying safe.
Salmonella outbreaks have agitated many in the United States. Researchers are now blaming microwave cooking for the repeated salmonella outbreaks in the United States. The bacteria mainly spread from frozen, breaded, and stuffed chicken items.
We are collectively aware of the bad outcomes of stress. Rather we stress about the bad outcomes of stress itself. However, there is little information available regarding the effects of limited stress.
Bloating affects nearly one in seven Americans every week. But a majority of them don't seek medical attention for it, revealed in a new study.
The age-old notion of drinking 8 glasses of water a day to suffice all our needs is coming to an end. Recent research of thousands of people demonstrates that people's lifetime and global water use vary greatly.
A drizzle of honey is all it takes to make your morning breakfast delicious. But did you know it can also manage cholesterol and blood sugar?
This a good moment to indulge in self-introspection ask yourself this one question. What is purposeful living? We all have goals to achieve, and families to care of. Maybe this is our purpose.
As absurd as the correlation between diabetes and lights sounds, it is worth giving a thought. Especially, nighttime exposure to artificial light may have negative health impacts.
Over-the-counter hearing aids have has transformed many lives earlier this year. But now it seems, regular commercial earbuds can work just as well as hearing aids. It’s none other than Apple that made this possible.
No longer is brain surgery necessary for a severely paralyzed person to attempt to control a motorized wheelchair with their mind. A new report has made this a lot easier.
We all have had traumatizing experiences with needles at least once in our life. But soon a new technology might replace needles in medical labs.
Mankind is surrounded by plastics. From fast food to water bottles plastic dictates the world. According to a recent study toxic compounds called phthalates found in household plastic can result in Uterine Fibroids.
As the world started to shut down forcing us to become a refugee to the internet, the screen time of kids were at an all-time high.
Developmental impairment known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is brought on by variations in the brain.
Content Consumption has been the biggest source of entertainment and knowledge. This comes with the heap load of misinformation that is spread across social media platforms like Instagram.
That handy little device in your hands is probably making you sneeze repeatedly. Even a study found out smartphones are loaded with allergens like cat or dog allergens, bacteria, and fungi.
Next time you chug a can of beer, remember that it might protect you from Alzheimer's. The beer hops that are used to flavor beer, give them that distinct bitterness. These hops have very unique health benefits.
The saga of lab-grown components of the human body continues. This time it is lab-grown red blood cells (RBC). Red blood cells generated in a lab have been transfused into humans for the first time.
People escaping close calls is long talked about. They often describe it as if they were seeing people try to save them by the means of CPR while feeling like they were gazing down on themselves.
The saying "you are what you eat" is one that we have all heard. The food a person chooses to eat can have a significant impact on their general health.
We adopted multiple ways to adapt to the lockdown lifestyle. One such way was gardening. This became a mechanism to cope with lockdown loneliness ad acted as an equivalent to therapy.
Crosswords or Video Games? Seems like an obvious choice that video games will always be preferred. But the wisest choice would be to pick crosswords.
Crazy nightmares & weird dreams have plagued most of us at some point. But there are about 4% of adults are plagued by distressing and reoccurring nightmares.
The best part about Halloween is all the candies and the good food. In the context of Halloween & food, a new study has found that a special part of our brain lights up when we see food.
Out of the many things that scientist have made in labs, blood vessels seems to be the most mind-blowing.
We exist in an era where the dependency on fancy tech is the new trend. Strapping on a smartwatch before going for a run seems like a routine that didn’t exist a decade ago, but now is everyone’s lifestyle.
Everybody delays doing something occasionally. Whether it be paying the bills, scheduling a doctor's appointment, finishing an assignment for school, or meeting a deadline at work.
Robots may soon replace humans as our go-to friends, just as most of us never leave home without our cell phones.
What once was seemingly impossible for an irreversible change like hair loss, now has been made possible with a talented Japanese research team who claim to have grown hair follicles in the lab.
Anything from watching a movie to picking up a new song or language, we learn and experience things while our brains remodel and physically adapt to them.
A Californian doctor was surprised when she found 23 contact lenses in her patient's eyes. Ophthalmologist Katerina Kurteeva, MD, can be seen removing contact lenses from a woman's eye in a video posted on Instagram.
Even though we're now more than ever rocking our natural hair texture, many of us still feel the need to use chemical hair straightening to make our hair straighter and smoother. But at what cost?
Let’s take a moment to close our eyes and imagine a beach vacation, the somber wind blowing, the noises from the ocean filling us up, and the blue sky soothing our souls.
Pain and suffering are necessary, no matter how unpleasant they may be. It encourages us to take necessary actions while alerting us to potential dangerous stimuli.
As ridiculous as the title may sound, it has actually happened. This was made possible in in-vitro conditions by a group of researchers. It is the first instance where goal-directed tasks can be taught to a group of lab-grown brain cells.
As heart-warming and comforting as it is to share a meal with your family, it has also been proven to reduce stress in a staggering 91% of families.
All of us exist in memories, be they good or bad. It’s a vital tool to resurrect old experiences and bonding. Needless to say, memory creation is a sophisticated brain process that involves storing and retrieving data.
Doctors witnessed a historic moment in healthcare when three babies were born after receiving the world's first Stem Cell treatment for Spina Bifida. This was made possible by a landmark clinical trial at UC Davis Health
This discovery is like a ray of light for visually impaired individuals. A recent study revealed that the adult brain can partially heal itself from inherited blindness.
An exciting new finding that might wipe out most of the risk of pneumonia. Researchers have finally been able to eradicate deadly pneumonia infection from the lungs in a mice model by exposing it to an army of swimming microbots.
We all know that these microorganisms exist everywhere. From molding breads to eat away our plants. But we didn't know, until recently, that these fungi also found in many tumors.
The love hormone Oxytocin comes with a plethora of benefits that affect our body in numerous different ways. This hormone has a significant role to play during childbirth and also helps to forge bonds and trust between people.
Obesity, once was once fixable with diet and exercise rehabilitation, has now become an epidemic, affecting 2 billion people globally. The United State alone has a long history of obesity (1 in 3 adults are overweight).
Yes that’s right, these balls of sunshine can detect psychological stress with an accuracy of 75.93% from samples of breath and sweat in humans.
This right here is probably the most ingenious idea that’ll simply live of adults in their 30s or above, the vulnerable age group who are prone to frequent gum diseases.
A huge scope of developing innovative drugs has just been unlocked with this single study. Evaluating on, how certain special metals in chemical compounds can potentially heal deadly fungal infections.
Mankind has probably split into two different factions depending on their enthusiasm in the morning (Chronotypes).
Diet culture is pretty much the lifestyle among health-conscious youth. This does come with its dangers as extreme diets like Bulking and Cutting can lead to eating disorders and body dysmorphia.
An ounce of walnut a day is enough to provide you omega-3 fatty acids (highest among all the other nuts), antioxidants, healthy fats, protein, and fibers making it an essential component of a healthy diet.
We all know exercise helps to build muscle and improves bone formation. Scientists have come up with a drug that mimics this exact effect of physical exercise in a form of a pill. It is called Locamidazole (LAMZ).
We all spent almost 2 years with masks. We were told masks will protect the virus spread. Well, It’s an elevated form of facial mask that allows biometric and other case-sensitive credentials of patients to be stored in a database.
Wearable health monitoring devices are all the buzz nowadays. Researchers from Stanford Univeristy developed a wearable device, that is capable of measuring size change in cancerous tumors.
A nationwide case control study done in Sweden links how hospital related infections (nosocomial infections) in early life can be related to a higher risk of neurodegenerative disorders.
The three states of matter as we know are solid, liquid and gas. But there exists a fourth state of matter called plasma, which is achieved when a gas is heated to the point where the atoms get ionized.
An infamous anesthetic, previously approved by FDA, Ketamine has shown great benefits for people with treatment-resistant depression. Administration of ketamine has shown to reduce symptoms of depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety.
Experiencing shortness of breath while sleeping due to sleep apnea can be frightening, but it is even more frightening to learn that Sleep Apnea, among the various sleep disorders, is associated with other diseases such as cancer, cognitive decline, and many more.
The constant search for tranquil places to get our work done might need to end, as a new study shows how ‘random noise’ can be beneficial for our brain to learn and perceive faster.
The connection between the sleepless nights and a bad mood, the day after, might seem coincidental to some, but research shows numerous associations between poor sleep with mental health disorders like autism, ADHD, bipolar disorders, and many more.
Social Media, one of the most life-changing discoveries of the 21st century, has made the world fit into our palms. A total of 4.6 billion people worldwide out of which 70% are North Americans are the daily user of social media.
Our sleep cycle has alternate phases of REM (rapid eye movement) & NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep. REM sleep (25% of total sleep) is characterized by side-to-side eye movement along with increased brain activity and the best part of it all, vivid dreams.
With more than 1 billion people experiencing severe throbbing headaches, Migraines have affected 1/7th of the population.
Cancer has single-handedly pushed mankind through many revolutions. Although, we have progressed with great discoveries and inventions, search for the ultimate cure remains a struggle.
While technological advances have made our life easier, it has also brought upon us, some unexpected disadvantages. One of them is the blue light.
We've been made aware of how tobacco abuse, specifically smoking can damage our lungs, but what we didn't know was how it can also damage the actual anatomy of the heart.
Tea is the most consumed beverage after water. Black tea (89% of people) is specifically popular in the US & UK, while the other parts of the world are fascinated by other types of teas.
Sleep, like breathing, is an essential function that our bodies perform to support us during the awake hours. Although, unlike breathing, blinking and other autonomous functions, sleep requires an active effort to commence, but the impact of this activity supports all human functions.
A recent study published in JAMA Network Open explains how certain physical activities can decrease the risk of early death from cardiovascular diseases and cancers helping you live a long, happy & comfortable life.
The rising cost of prescriptions in the United States is no secret. This Pharma Bro showed just how easy it is to manipulate the price margins and make $$$$$ load.
If you only know New Mexico as a previous home for Heisenberg, AKA WW, AKA The Chemist of the last decade, we are about to knock (revolutionize) your teeth right out of your skull.
The movies, Dallas Buyers Club, Last Holiday, Sicko, The Rainmaker, John Q and Breaking Bad all point to one thing in common: The ugly side of the American Healthcare System.
What is one thing common between Heart Health, Liver Health, Reproductive Health and even in Oral Health? Public awareness.
Nosocomial Infections are infections caught because of a health care visit or stay. On average 1 in every 25 patients acquires a nosocomial infection of some sort, leading to the death of 100,000+ patients every year.
For years now, data-analytical agencies have been conducting surveys of insurance patients, self-pay patients, healthcare providers who accept insurance and who don’t, in order to get a better understanding of what it is that each wants and needs from the other.
Radiology is an incredible part of the healthcare. Most people understand the most basic idea, to capture images inside the body to avoid cutting it open in order to diagnose problems and disease.
In the United States, every year over 600,000 people die due to poor heart health. That is 1 death per minute. Every. Single. Minute! Heart disease is the leading cause of death, 1 death in every 4 deaths, in almost any bracket you can think of.
As one baby Boomer reaches age 50 every seven seconds, anti aging is becoming a big business. It is estimated that the anti aging industry will gross more than $300 billion by the end of 2025, with no signs of slowing down for decades to come.
Should you use your insurance or should you opt in as a cash patient (self-pay patient) based on the services you are receiving, your deductible left for the year or type of coverage you have?
As more and more people struggle with high costs, especially for health care, it is becoming evident how many services are being taken away by the new regulations. In the past few years, insurance companies seem to have become focused only on the least costly fix for a problem.
The delays caused by getting and using health insurance are resulting in wide reaching consequences. Although, not all patients or providers experience these consequences during their daily interactions, during our research, we found some astounding insurance delays numbers that seriously need to be reconsidered by everyone involved in healthcare, really we mean everyone…
Chiropractors are among those groups of doctors that have the hardest time with insurance companies. For reasons unknown to the rest of the world, the average insurance plans pay very little, if any, coverage for this branch of health care services.
For the past couple of decades, paying out of pocket for health care services has been almost impossible even for above average income households.
A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is a special type of account that can help you pay for qualified expenses and save on your taxable income.
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