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How Blockchain Technology Could Fight Counterfeit Medicine in Developing Countries

Counterfeit Drugs
Trust is the cornerstone of the medical profession. When we get sick, we believe doctors have our best interests in mind. We hope that the drugs we're prescribed and bought will make us better, not worse. And, for all intents and purposes, they do. However,...

Israeli Study Shows That Our Hormones Seem to Fluctuate With the Seasons

Fall Season
Our hormones, like those of other animals, seem to fluctuate synchronously with the seasons. Most of our hormones, such as cortisol, testosterone, and estradiol, reach their peak in winter-spring and their lowest levels in summer, according to an important Israeli study. Our reproductive, metabolic, and growth...

Insomnia: 4 Foods That Can Help You Fall Asleep Faster

In a fast-paced world where most people are easily distracted and are most of the time glued to their screens insomnia has become a huge problem. For a good night's sleep, bananas, chocolate, or hot milk are valuable allies. The solution to your insomnia may...

Anti Coronavirus Drug Favipiravir Approved For Sale In Russian Pharmacies

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a halting stop with uncertainty about the disease progression and the disease treatment. The pandemic has caused more than 950,000 deaths worldwide as of September 2020. The entire scientific community is scrambling to find a cure...

The Top 12 Most Trusted Medical Websites

Heart Health
“Never Google your symptoms” This piece of advice is common on the internet today. Many people give this advice because most times, you would feel overwhelmed by the result of the search. However, there are times where you just have to Google your symptoms....

Exercises Make You Happier Than Money

People who play sports usually feel better than people who have money, especially when they have a very high income. Money doesn't make you happy if you don't make a lot of money. On the contrary, physical activity reduces the number of bad days. These...

Why Do We Gain Weight the Older We Get?

Working can have a negative impact on diet and physical activity, while maternity can increase the BMI for women. Today overweightness and obesity are real public health problems. The number of obesity cases worldwide has almost tripled since 2015. By 2016, more than 1.9 billion...

The US Not in the Top 10 Best Countries to Raise a Child In

Kids Playing
US News has revealed its traditional ranking of countries where it is best to live when you have children. The top 3 countries are European. But no, the US is not even in the top 10. US News has just revealed its ranking of the...

Snapchat Dysmorphia Is Sending Demand for Plastic Surgery through the Roof

Taking a Selfie
Plastic surgeons are warning of a new phenomenon called Snapchat Dysmorphia. It refers to people who are so fond of selfies that they want to look like improved versions of themselves through photographic filters in this app. This is an alarming trend for plastic surgeons...

Bamboo Cups Are Dangerous to Your Health

According to the German Federal Institute for Toxic Risk Assessment (BfR), when exposed to hot liquids, bamboo cups release compounds classified as carcinogens. While plastic coffee cups are responsible for 36,000 tons of waste per year, more and more people are turning to bamboo cups,...