Two Americans doctors infected by the recent outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Liberia were released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Aug. 21 following a successful treatment with the experimental drug ZMapp. The doctors, Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, were exposed to the fever spreading through Liberia, Guinea, […]
Articles written by: Priyanka Shindgikar
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 […]
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.