Monthly Archives

July 2017

Health

Hair Health

July 4, 2017

We all accept the reality that one day we’ll grow old and our hair will turn grey and most likely start falling off. This has been an unavoidable part of life since the dawn of humanity. However that doesn’t stop many of us from trying to mask the change by using hair products, hair dye and wigs and toupees.

But these solutions may soon become obsolete as scientists have just found the single cell responsible for grey hair and baldness and can now use this discovery to develop more effective ways to change the harsh reality of old age. Continue Reading…

Medical Drugs

Riluzole drug

July 4, 2017

You may remember the ice bucket challenge from a few years ago. The goal of the challenge was to pour and ice cold bucket of water over your head in an effort to promote and raise awareness about a then little known disease affecting over five thousand Americans each year. The disease is called Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease, after a baseball hall of fame player who was diagnosed with it in the nineteen thirties. Continue Reading…

Natural Drugs

Marijuana as a legal drug

July 4, 2017

As marijuana continues to become more and more accepted and legal in many western societies, the funding of cannabis-related research has also seen a great increase in recent months. Multiple studies already showed very promising medical achievements that can be done with THC, which is the psychoactive component of the plant that accounts for the “highness” or elevated mental state of your average stoner. Continue Reading…

Deseases

Headache

July 4, 2017

What do you do when you have a headache? You take a painkiller. Backache? Painkiller. Almost every other kind of pain ? also painkillers. Millions of painkiller drugs or NonSteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are produced and bought every single day in our current society. And the numbers make sense. These medicines are extremely easy to get and they tend to be effective in reducing our pain. But it is also very important to understand the side effects of every drug we take, especially the easiest ones to get. Continue Reading…