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Your Brain On Alcohol

We all had that one night when we drank much more than we were supposed to. Just to wake up with the worst hangover of all time. One day, I woke up hangover in my bed, not remembering all too well what happened the night before with spaghetti spilled on my crotch. Then, I called my friends to find out what the hell happened to me. He said that I told them I was going to start my own fight club and left the bar. Apparently, I walked home while heavily intoxicated. My house was almost 15 km away.

Does Coffee Really Cause Dehydration?

It’s often said that drinking coffee cause dehydration but is this claim true? Before we can answer this question we need to run through some basic stuff.

Caffeine is the main ingredient responsible for the stimulating effect of coffee, it’s the most psychoactive drug consumed worldwide. When we wake up, a chemical substance called adenosine start building up in the central nervous system and it’s responsible for the drowsiness and fatigue throughout the day, Caffeine is actually an antagonist and it blocks adenosine receptors giving you that feeling of energy and increasing your attention.

The Science Of Eye Color

There is a saying that goes ‘Eyes are the window to the soul’, it shows the importance of eyes throughout human history.The human eye is a fascinating sensory organ and it comes in different shapes allowing us to see visual light signals of the outside world, then these signals are interpreted in the visual cortex located in the occipital lobe to form these complex pictures in our brains.One significant feature is that the color of human eye varies a lot, Therefore it takes any shade of the visual spectrum.

Are You Addicted to Coffee? Here’s why

The United States is the leading consumer of coffee in the world, in fact, Americans drink about 400 million cups of coffee per day. An average coffee cup size is 0.27 L (≈9 ounces), therefore the U.S alone consume about 108 million liters (≈28.5 million gallons) of coffee per day.

A cure for diabetes? And it’s way simpler than you think

When I first started medical school, I remember clearly one patient among hundreds. At the time, we were studying some clinical cases in an endocrinology department. It’s a branch of medicine that deals with pathological dysfunctions of endocrine glands and hormones, due to the frequency of diabetes, nearly half of our patients were suffering from unbalanced diabetic states (Ketoacidosis, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia etc..).

Benefits Of Tea – According To Science

Tea is one of the most popular beverages consumed worldwide, mostly prepared by pouring boiling water over the leaves of the Camellia sinensis, Tea can be green, black or Oolong

What’s the Difference Between Green, Black and Oolong Tea

The difference between all these is achieved via different processing methods. green tea is made by heating the leaves immediately after picking them off, which is done by steaming the leaves (as I said above), this heat stops the leaves from oxidizing thus maintaining their lovely green color.

Why You Should Sometimes Starve Yourself

For our ancestors a bad hunting day was very rough , they used to starve for days.Also, in case they found something to hunt, they were obliged to put a great effort and walk several miles to eat maybe two or 3 meals a week.Nowadays things have changed, we can order pizza by composing some numbers.

Welcome To The World Of Genetics

Since I was a little boy, I was fascinated by two things in the universe: particle physics and genetics.

I was very excited and terrified at the same time before writing this article because on one hand this field is very big and complicated, and on the other hand it’s a very beautiful one!

Growing up, I decided to pursue a medical career, I am still at the beginning of the journey and I hadn’t the chance to choose a medical specialty yet. Maybe I will become a geneticist one day! we will see how things go.

Why some healthy individuals die suddenly?

This may seem like an odd question but nevertheless, it’s a good one. Hello everyone, I hope you are having a good day, today we’re going to discuss a very interesting subject. In your life, you have definitely seen some really sick people, but in surprising scenarios others who look very healthy with no medical history whats or ever die in few seconds! Ever wondered why? The cause is obviously a heart attack in most cases. In fact, the World Health Organization assumes that the majority of deaths across the world are due to cardiovascular diseases.

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), a potential future threat?

So I was watching this show when I found about electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) for the first time, I was really curious back then so I’ve decided to write an article about the subject, it was several months ago when I first started blogging on steemit, I can give you a link to the article but I want to spare you the headache. It was really badly written with no science at all, more like pseudo-science. A few days ago, I’ve encountered the same subject again and decided to gather as much information as possible and do it right this time, after all the subject really intrigues me…

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