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July 2017

Deseases

Heart problems

July 4, 2017

Heart problems, just like chocolate, come in many shapes and forms. Among the common heart problems faced by nearly one in four adults on the planet, there is the phenomenon known as heart flutter. Medically termed Atrial fibrillation, this condition affects the heart rhythm and can cause a variety of uncomfortable situations and conditions such as sleep apnea and kidney disease. Now back to chocolate. A new study has just found that the consumption of chocolate correlated directly with a lower exposure to the condition. Continue Reading…

Health

Fertility

July 4, 2017

Fertility has always been the most important quests for knowledge since the start of the human age. Humans have always tried to be more fertile and even invoked gods and rituals for that purpose in earlier centuries. Nowadays, most of us rely on science to give us the answers we need. However, in the study of fertility, one of the biggest hurdles has always been that studying male sperm is never 100% reliable due to the fact that sperm will die off if they are exposed outside of the penis which makes their analysis difficult to say the least. Continue Reading…

Deseases

Epilepsy

July 4, 2017

Epilepsy is a very serious mental condition nowadays. It affects many older people but is also a threat to younger kids that exposes them to a high risk of debilitating involuntary convulsive seizures and even death. With the direct objective of trying to curb these seizures and a more general objective of better understanding the disease and the mechanisms and substances that affect it, a team of researchers at the NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center led by Dr. Orrin Devinsky started looking into a specific component of the Marijuana plant suspecting that it might prove beneficial. Continue Reading…