The body’s response to certain remedies, whether they are traditional or modern, is different for every individual. The future of medicine could be a mixture of both modern and traditional treatments. Author: Cassandra Lee Since brought into being, humans have been at war with microscopic villains known as viruses and bacteria. Having wiped out entire species over the course of their existence, these pathogens are no stranger to the human immune system, and they have done the
When you think of antibiotics, you likely have the word "penicillin" floating around there somewhere. Penicillin was one of the first widely publicized, mass-produced antibiotics [3,4]. Author: Milica Ristovski Picture this: you just finished saving the Nakatomi plaza where your wife and her colleagues were being held hostage. You walk out, victorious, but covered in cuts. The paramedics then grab some mouldy bread and dirt and rub it into your cuts. Just kidding... kind of.
Pneumonia is a leading cause of short-term mortality, usually 30 days after diagnosis; however, the long-term effects of pneumonia remain an area of intense evaluation . Author: Abtin Zaker Pneumonia (/nuːˈməʊniə/) is a respiratory disease that causes an infection in the lungs which fills the alveoli with pus . Pus is a thick fluid which contains dead tissues, cells, and bacteria . Pneumonia is still a dangerous threat to the public, even in developed nations around
Does listening to music have any effect on the brain? Research has shown that music can positively impact the brain whether it is evoking memories in Alzheimer’s patients, or helping patients recover from a severe brain injury. Author: Jasmine Kokkat The number of parents paying for childrens’ music classes in Canada are increasing, and so are the number of studies being done on proving that music helps with cognitive functions and memory. But is there a real effect on the br
“…mental health and culture have a complex relationship, and as such, it is necessary to remain mindful of the implications that come with this reality…” Author: Arpana Wadhwani Mental health is a subject that has become increasingly prevalent in the lives of the general populace. With the unprecedented challenges that have risen due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is of utmost importance to ensure that children, teens, adults and seniors alike take the time to care for
“…clinical researchers have begun using music as a form of therapy, notably named “music therapy”, to improve the health outcomes and well-being of a wide range of individuals…” Author: Juliane Feliciano Music is arguably one of the most significant and powerful uses of sound, shown to stimulate and enhance activity in major areas of the brain, and impact human behaviour . Whether you like country, rock, hip hop, classical, etc, listening to music has been proven to reduce