Health, Fitness & Food

Though blood might look like a consistent fluid, the truth is that blood is made up of many different components that have different functions to keep the body alive and thriving. Many donor blood recipients don’t necessarily need everything contained in blood; they might need only a specific part of the blood to help boost
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While addiction treatment majorly focuses on detoxifying, counseling, and other types of treatment, art therapy has also proved to be effective. Often used as a complementary form of treatment, art therapy can be an effective healing tool for people dealing with mental health issues and trying to achieve sobriety. It helps boost self-esteem and release
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A Finnish collaborative study investigates the association between standing and insulin sensitivity in adults with metabolic syndrome and an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. It controls blood glucose levels and energy metabolism. Normal insulin function may be affected by several factors, such as genetics, sedentary
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The coronavirus disease began to spread around the world in 2019. COVID-19 is caused by a SARS-CoV-2 infection that affects the respiratory system.1 COVID-19 can cause asymptomatic or severe pneumonia, acute respiratory injury, or acute respiratory distress syndrome. These diseases caused 20% of COVID-19 patients to be hospitalized and under intensive care.1 The World Health
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Emotional dysregulation can be defined as the limited ability to initiate and regulate one’s emotional reaction and response in a manner that is consistent with the situation. It has also been noted that emotional dysregulation is a common feature of several different health and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and oppositional defiant
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The volume of olive oil produced globally has tripled in the last six decades. With the shifting consumer preferences, increasing consumer disposable income, and increased availability of olive oil on the market, consumption is expected to keep growing. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has already released a report which indicates an optimistic world
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Researchers investigated how migraines affect the quality of sleep. The third most common illness in the world (1), migraines affect an estimated one billion people every year (2). In the United States, more than 157 million workdays are lost annually due to migraines (1). Migraines affect men, women, and children. Unfortunately, many migraine sufferers do
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There may soon be a vaccine available that blocks the addictive euphoric and harmful effects of opioid use. The vaccine is entering a phase I clinical trial, the first human-tested clinical trial of this type of vaccine.1 Developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota, the vaccine may help alleviate the opioid overdose crisis; in
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