The rise of diet culture, the societal belief system that prioritizes body shape and size over well-being, equating thinness with health and morality.
The WHO and Angry Birds Friends encourage communities to stay active during Covid-19.
In this genomic era, we still don’t know exactly how many genes are involved in sweat gland development and function.
The FDA will add a warning to the Covid-19 vaccines produced by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna about rare cases of heart inflammation in adolescents and young adults.
The medical team called on healthy people who are vaccinated to be vigilant and seek medical help immediately if TTP symptoms appear. Symptoms are weakness fatigue, neurological disorders, hemorrhage and chest pain.
Proteins build our bodies, regulate our metabolism, and allow us to function as living beings. A tour de force, CRISPR and a bacteria that’s virtually resistant to all viral infections.
Blood clots help prevent blood loss when the skin breaks open. They also help stop infections from getting inside the body. But when clotting happens inside a blood vessel, it can be dangerous.
There is ongoing research into what are known as ’tissue chips’ to study i.a. things like aging in the immune system. Microgravity appears to provide a unique opportunity for tissue engineering.
The ultimate goal of e-skin is to monitor all the different types of human information easily, anywhere and anytime, without disturbing daily activities
Workplace burnout was an issue long before the Covid-19 pandemic, but as anyone who has worked from home over the past year knows, the pandemic has transformed it into a full-blown crisis.
Zodra we opgroeien en mee gaan eten met de pot, schiet die zoutinname omhoog en raken we gewend aan de zoute smaak.
But social distancing doesn’t have to mean social isolation. Humans have a special power to connect with and regulate each other in another way, even at a distance: with words. Words are tools for regulating bodies.
These biomarkers aren’t just in blood, though. They can also be found in the dense liquid medium that surrounds our cells, but in a low abundance that makes it difficult to be detected. Until now!
As global job losses mount due to the Covid-19 pandemic, desperate people are seeking new ways to make money. Evidence points to a resulting deadly surge in illicit organ trafficking.
How does air pollution affect our body during the pandemic ? Learn about air pollution and Covid-19.
Our findings signal that a previous infection may not necessarily protect against future infection.
Disease tolerance is the ability of an individual, due to a genetic predisposition or some aspect of behavior or lifestyle, to thrive despite being infected with an amount of pathogen that sickens others. Disease tolerance research could have profound implications for treating infectious disease in the future.
Infectious diseases are caused by microscopic organisms that live in other people, animals, or the environment and are too small to see. While specific diseases are passed in specific ways, there are basic steps you can take to stay healthy and lower your risk of catching and spreading any infectious disease.