Biology, Biomedical

Do nuts make you younger?

Nuts, as called by almost everyone are not always just nuts. Some like the peanut are legumes and others like the chufa nut which is a tuber. They contain a lot of antioxidants and have a lot of nutrients. Not only that but they pack all those nutrients in a small size that lasts a long time and can be eaten raw anytime. This makes nuts a very healthy snack.

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Biomedical

An overview of bee venom therapy and its effectiveness

Bee venom therapy has been used for thousands of years. It was used when people noticed that bee keepers, who were stung often, were less likely to develop arthritis, joint and muscle issues. The venom of many animals has proven to be therapeutic when processed. In a similar way bee venom has proven to have… Continue reading An overview of bee venom therapy and its effectiveness

garcinia cambogia plant fruit weight loss
Biomedical

Is Garcinia cambogia an effective drug for weight loss?

Garcinia cambogia is a fruit with a sour taste. Lately it has become a popular supplement with claims that suggest it helps with weight reduction and obesity. It is widely used, but as with all supplements you should be careful because they are not regulated by the FDA like other drugs and even if something… Continue reading Is Garcinia cambogia an effective drug for weight loss?

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Biomedical

Inflamm-aging or Inflamm-inactivity?

Inflammation is a result of our body attempting to fix any damage that may have been caused by external or internal factors. Our bodies aren't perfect, but thankfully they do have mechanisms (like inflammation) to help fix any damage that may occur as a result of those “imperfections”. Inflammaging has been used to describe the… Continue reading Inflamm-aging or Inflamm-inactivity?

fitbit blood pressure sensor prototype
Tech

Fitbit working on a blood pressure sensor for their wearable devices.

Being able to measure various variables at any time conveniently and gathering the data online is great and in such a future we will be able to monitor health, diagnose disease and prevent adverse outcomes of those diseases very easily. In a recent patent whose diagrams are shown in this post, by Fitbit Inc ,… Continue reading Fitbit working on a blood pressure sensor for their wearable devices.