Category: Health

How To Turn Air Into Drinking Water

How To Turn Air Into Drinking Water

This machine from Ecoloblue takes moisture from the air and turns it into clean drinking water.

The Boy Whose Skin Grows Too Fast: BORN DIFFERENT

The Boy Whose Skin Grows Too Fast: BORN DIFFERENT

FIVE-YEAR-OLD Evan Fasciano’s condition causes his skin to grow at ten times the normal rate, leaving him at risk of life-threatening infection. Evan, from Goshen, Connecticut, was born with Harlequin Ichthyosis, a genetic disorder that leaves him with scales across his entire...

If your kidney is in danger, the body will give you these 8 signs; Do not ignore it and share

If your kidney is in danger, the body will give you these 8 signs; Do not ignore it and share

When your kidneys are damaged, they may not work as well as they should. If the damage to your kidneys continues to get worse and your kidneys are less and less able to do...

Your Brain Changes All the Time, but Being a Mom Changes It Forever

Your Brain Changes All the Time, but Being a Mom Changes It Forever

Mother’s bodies go through tons of changes before and after giving birth, but so do their brains! What really makes a mom’s brain different?

Viruses have evolved so that men suffer worse symptoms than women

Viruses have evolved so that men suffer worse symptoms than women

Many infections cause more severe illness in men than women. Men infected with tuberculosis are 1.5 times more likely to die than women; men infected with human papillomavirus are five times more likely to...

Thinking You’re Less Active Than You Are Could Be Killing You

Thinking You’re Less Active Than You Are Could Be Killing You

People who believe they are not exercising enough are more likely to suffer the consequences of inactivity whether or not they are sedentary, while those who believe they are active are more likely to...

I was skeptical that the anti-vaccine movement was gaining traction. Not anymore.

I was skeptical that the anti-vaccine movement was gaining traction. Not anymore.

The developments are worrying enough that two top vaccine researchers published op-eds earlier this year, warning about the risk of more outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and mumps. “Even a modest decrease in [vaccine coverage]...

Energy poverty is a real problem. Coal is a bogus solution.

Energy poverty is a real problem. Coal is a bogus solution.

Some 1.2 billion people around the world lack access to electricity. 2.8 billion burn charcoal, wood, or other biomass to cook and heat their homes. Lack of access to clean, reliable energy services, or “energy poverty,”...