Medicine & Genetics

Latest scientific findings and alternative theories in the field of medicine and genetics. Mysteries of life and the human body.

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety: 6 Ways Anxiety Affects your Body

By | 2017-04-28T15:52:39+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Not only does anxiety confound your mind, there are also physical symptoms of anxiety. Over time, you will see the damage, caused by years of stress and worry. During my early twenties, I never believed that those sleepless nights and hours crying would ever amount to physical scars. I didn’t discover the physical symptoms of anxiety [...]

5 Science-Backed Ways to Deal with Depression Using the Power of Nature

By | 2017-04-17T20:25:10+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mental illness may seem like a weakness to some, but those who have to deal with depression will understand the distress behind it. These blue periods are devastating, to say the least. The good news is that it's manageable. Furthermore, you may feel relieved knowing that you can deal with depression by tapping on nature. [...]

The Cause of Phobias and Other Mental Disorders May Be Hidden in the DNA Memory, Study Suggests

By | 2017-04-07T14:48:17+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

What if the cause of phobias has to do with the fact that our ancestors' fears are passed down to us through the DNA memory? The more we understand about the world around us, the more baffled we are. Even though scientists have previously speculated on the existence of genetic memory, a new study might [...]

4 Natural Healing Solutions That Have Proven Health Benefits

By | 2017-04-05T13:03:31+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

More and more people nowadays turn to natural healing methods when seeking help for their health issues. The healthcare industry is made up of millions of people who use countless medications and treatments in an effort to heal others. As we live longer and longer the industry keeps growing bigger. But what if you already [...]

The Story of a Mesothelioma Cancer Survivor Who Learned to Face Her Fears

By | 2017-03-30T16:34:46+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

On November 21st, 2005, at 1:30 p.m, I was diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, or malignant pleural mesothelioma. My doctor told me it was “cancer”, but all I could hear was that I might not be able to raise my brand new baby girl. My daughter was only 3½ months old and now I may not [...]

Cryogenic Freezing: the Present and Future of This Futuristic Technology

By | 2017-03-27T19:31:02+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|

Science fiction has long been enthralled with the concept of cryogenic freezing. The genre has used it to facilitate space exploration, dystopian futures, and the machinations of criminal masterminds. Unfortunately, the reality has been somewhat underwhelming due to the limitations of the technology. With that said, 2017 promises to be an exciting time for science [...]

Social Anxiety Disorder Could Be a Product of Genes, Study Finds

By | 2017-03-26T00:01:48+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Social anxiety disorder shapes the lives of millions of people worldwide. Impairing social interactions, the condition has been previously connected to a number of psychological and environmental factors. According to new research, the disorder may be linked to genetic roots. Also known as social phobia, social anxiety disorder is the excessive and unreasonable fear of [...]

Oxytocin Is Much More Than Just a ‘Love Hormone’: Study Links It to Spiritual Enlightenment

By | 2017-03-08T20:51:19+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The hormone Oxytocin has been the subject of numerous research after being first discovered as early as 1906 by Henry Dale, with its molecular structure discovered in 1952. During the past few decades, the so-called "cuddle hormone" has been most notably linked to social bonding, childbirth and sexual reproduction. However, as new research shed more [...]

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