I received a little hailstorm of lessons in being human this week. Aside from the everyday stuff, Raptitude went down inexplicably Monday, right as I release
Are You At Risk? What you Should Know!
For more information visit bit.ly/2MKi3qB . Dr. Minkoff has been treating heavy metal toxicity for over 2 decades. He is considered to be both a pione...
Vegan diet: Health benefits, risks, and meal tips
A vegan diet does not include animal products, such as honey, eggs, gelatin, or dairy. We explore the many health benefits and describe ways to achieve the best balance of nutrients. We also share dietician-recommended meal ideas and recipes. Learn more about the advantages of a vegan diet and factors to consider here.
Here’s how to reduce your risk of breast cancer
Avoid foods filled with fat, sugar and empty carbs and eat more greens, fruits, whole grains and lean meats and fish. That can help prevent breast cancer from returning. And watch the alcohol.
Human Ears and Hearing Facts
Human Ears and Hearing Facts: Earwax production is necessary for good ear health. The inner ear is the main organ of balance. A human ear contains about 24,000 fibers in it. It only takes 7 pounds of pressure to rip your ear off. The human ear can distinguish between hundreds of thousands of different sounds.... Read more »
Human Nose and Smelling Facts
Human Nose and Smelling Facts: Our nose is our personal air-conditioning system: it warms cold air, cools hot air and filters impurities. Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents. The nerve cells present in the nose, allows us to smell and regenerates through out ones life. We breathe 13 pints of air every minute. Your... Read more »
The Amazing Human Body
What is Placenta Accreta and What is the Risk to an Expectant Mom?
Diagnosed with placenta accreta, a condition where the placenta grows outside the uterus, Heather spent the last two months of her pregnancy bedridden at Ban...
What is your acceptable risk?
I should start with a statement “The world’s economy has been transformed to a digital economy.” Some may say it’s still transforming, but I think we can all agree that we are so far down the path of digitalization that the end now seems closer than the beginning. And with this digital transformation has come a
What are the risk factors for Cholesterol?
There are so many diseases that prove to be fatal. Cholesterol is one of them. It is a wax, fat-like material which is present in the body…
Study explains how low testosterone raises diabetes risk
Researchers have identified a key hormone-signaling pathway that explains why men with low testosterone are at greater risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study in Cell Metabolism co-authored by Tulane University researchers.
Why There’s Still No Lyme Vaccine for Humans
False starts and fear have kept such a drug off the market for two decades.
Human Evolution Isn't What It Used to Be
Recent analyses of the human genome reveal a huge number of rare—and therefore probably fairly new—mutations.
Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Humans?
We know that mosquitoes spread diseases through biting, but why do they bite so often? Much like other animals, the insects usually bit humans because they need sustenance. Whether hungry or thirsty, the biggest motivator for mosquitoes to bite humans is a need to feed.
What are the risks associated with indoor tanning?
We asked Dr. Laura Ferris, dermatologist at UPMC, about the risks associated with indoor tanning. She recently published a study on the subject in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Breastfeeding increases the risk of newborn readmission. Now what do we do?