Stories and Ideas

July 22, 2021
Disabled-friendly Travelling Ideas

Now that the borders are finally slowly reopening after over a year of the Covid19 pandemic, many are thinking about hitting the road and charging their batteries up in an exciting travel destination. But if you, a friend, or a family member of yours have some sort of disability, then you know how difficult finding […]

Read More
July 7, 2021
All Eyes on Guts: Could Gut Bacteria Be a Target for Treating Psychiatric Conditions?

Ever since a 2004 study by Sudo and associates has shown that gut microorganisms affect the stress response in mice, the interest has been growing in uncovering the relationship between the gut with its microorganisms and the brain. The research in this field has accelerated over the past few years, partly due to the low […]

Read More
July 3, 2021
What a Pain in the Neck! -- Explaining Text Neck Syndrome

No one likes going to the hospital.   Yet, a 16-year-old girl found herself being admitted into a pediatric unit for a set of puzzling symptoms. Her head would often hurt, with dizziness as a twin that followed close behind. She had a sudden onset of pain in her neck. Imagine something dull and twisted […]

Read More
June 25, 2021
Living the High Life - Benefits and Drawbacks of Living at High Altitude Places

Does where you live influence how long you live?   The answer might sound obvious to most people. If you live in a place where sweetened drinks are cheap, you’re going to encounter higher rates of obesity [1]. Living in food deserts increases the chance of getting heart disease [2]. Living in a place that […]

Read More
May 19, 2021
Parents Growing Old: A Guide for the Caring Kids

Aging is a part of the circle of life. Your once young parents, who brought you up and were there for you whenever you needed it, may need your help now. You probably want to do everything to make the final chapters of their lives happy, and their end dignified. But how do you achieve […]

Read More
February 14, 2021
Confusions in Health Advices: A Personal Study

It's common for people to experience conflicting advice from professionals. Frequently, a physician makes a diagnosis of your ailment and prescribes a treatment. Not feeling confident about the findings, you go for a second opinion, who may diagnose you differently and/or changes how you approach the disease. This confusion in health advice can be frustrating […]

Read More