We all know it’s good to introduce some variety, with some yogurt or fermented vegetables, into our diet to add some variety to life but also to benefit our guts’ microbiome. Researchers are continually finding new correlations between our health and our microbiome, affecting … [Read more...] about Certain bacteria in your gut might influence your chance of stroke
Imagine going to the doctor for a check-up and finding out you are missing a vital part of your brain. This is what happened in 1987 to a woman — referred to as EG— who had no prior knowledge of her condition before this scan. In accounts from EG and those who know her, no … [Read more...] about Woman born without a chunk of her brain shows the power of plasticity
You might be enjoying a cup of coffee while you read this. Many of us enjoy the ritual of a morning coffee or tea, a little pick-me-up to clear the fog from our morning brain. Caffeine perks you up, helps your heart, and, sure, gives you the jitters if you have too much, but did … [Read more...] about How caffeine may reduce your risk of heart attack
Strokes are extremely prevalent According to the CDC, IN the United States someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. For survivors, the lasting medical complications range between each individual including loss of speech, limb control, memory, and sight to name a few. Scientists … [Read more...] about Study: New insights into sight loss for stroke survivors
Smoking rates are on the decline with more people becoming aware of its damaging health effects, but breaking the cycle of addiction can be difficult and daunting. We wanted to shed some light on the facts behind the humongous health benefits of quitting, hopefully giving you the … [Read more...] about What happens when you quit smoking?