One-third of the world’s population consumes coffee on a regular basis. The average American drinks three cups of coffee a day. Many people — especially college students — indulge in the revitalizing magic of coffee. So, what effects does this favorite drug of choice have on the body? Coffee contains […]
Articles written by: Priyanka Shindgikar
You are in your biweekly evening yoga class. Your mind is cleared from the clutter of your busy day; you’re calm and there is an equal boost of energy with every pose and breathing exercise. Finally, you lie down into savasana and the weight of the world you thought you had on your shoulders is gone. You come out of that class feeling mentally and physically healthy, peaceful and strong enough to take on the world — or at least a long night of studying.
The end of war brings home soldiers, and accompanying many of these veterans is post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD. This disorder occurs after experiencing a stressful or frightening event and often makes veterans feel and act as though they are reliving combat.
Researchers from UC Santa Barbara, the Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Northwestern University recently created a technique to target and correct genetic mutations in the genome more efficiently.
UCSF researchers have found a way to cure epilepsy in mice using cell transplantation and hope to implement this technique to cure forms of human epilepsy. The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health and by the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine and is centered on epilepsy. Tumors, […]