Most people haven't heard of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, but it is actually one of the most lethal diseases in existence. Even though Creutzfeldt-Jakob may not affect everyone, it is important to be aware of it. Continue Reading »
HPV stands for human papilloma virus. There are over 100 strains of HPV. It is a very common virus and causes a range of conditions, right from warts on your hands and feet to cervical and throat cancer. HPV is the most common cause of cervical cancer. View Slideshow »
One of the most horrifying experiences is that of being held down either after falling asleep or while waking up. There are nights when you feel like there is an entity in your room, but you can't scream, talk, call for help or move; you can just feel the pressure of someone sitting on your chest or standing right beside your bed and staring at you. You need not be afraid anymore; you probably just have sleep paralysis. Continue Reading »
According to new research, umami, or the "fifth taste", could play an essential and beneficial role in health, especially in elderly people. Sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami are the five basic tastes. Continue Reading »
While technological devices have pretty much become indispensable to our lives, they could literally become a pain in the neck if we’re not careful. Read on to find out what text neck is, how it affects your health and how you can prevent it. Continue Reading »
You might have noticed that couples who are in a long term relationship tend to look alike. Some might even be mistaken for siblings. Is it because people tend to select partners who look like them or is it because couples tend to grow physically similar to each other over time? Read on to find out. Continue Reading »
Budo is a Japanese martial art that focuses mainly on the mind-body connection and inner peace. A pillar of discipline, it enhances one's mental health in such a way that the practitioner can control their opponent even without a physical confrontation. Continue Reading »
It is a mystery why you laugh when someone tickles you. It is not that you find it funny, but that the laughter comes involuntarily. There are reasons why you can’t tickle yourself and some other facts about tickling that you probably weren't aware of. Continue Reading »
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