Creative outlets like drawing and painting are great ways of exploring your emotions and relieving stress. However, it isn't that easy to embark on a new hobby, especially when you lack the resources. A new initiative in the UK seeks to change that, by prescribing photography as a mental health treatment. Launched by Wex Photo Video, this project is supported by the National Academy of Social Prescribing (NASP).
Making it to a 100 years old is no easy feat, and as a society, we're lucky that those folks...
Since 1901, Nobel Prizes have honored achievements which change the world.
Do you sneeze after seeing bright light? Well, you're not alone. ACHOO syndrome, or Autosomal Dominant Compulsive Helio-Ophthalmic Outbursts, is estimated to affect between 18–35% of people around the world. While not a dangerous condition, it is one that continues to mystify scientists. Records of ACHOO syndrome have been found as far back as 350 BCE.
Hollywood and the fashion industry are both known for emphasizing youth.
Despite leaps and bounds in the past century, neuroscience remains both fascinated and challenged by the mystery of sleep.
Understanding and learning about the many fields of medicine can be daunting, even for those somewhat familiar with it. Knowing that a good conceptual map can help anyone studying a particular subject, physicist Dominic Walliman of Domain of Science set out to make an illustrated map of medicine that is as welcoming as it is thorough.
Using genetic-engineering technology, Israel's Hadassah University Medical Center has developed a successful way to treat a deadly blood cancer.
For many years neuroscientists have been researching how they can use technology to enhance the lives of people suffering from...
Peanut allergies are at the very least inconvenient and at the worst deadly. Over 4.6 million adults in the U.S. are allergic to the legumes. For young children, discovering one's allergy can be a dangerous time. A new study published in ACS Nano might offer a potential cure for peanut allergies by using mRNA lipid nanoparticles to “train” the body out of an allergy. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
One of the many advantages of getting older is the prospect of retirement.
Many experts say to go outside and take in some sunshine (with appropriate sunscreen) for your health.