All About Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia is a general term that describes a range of symptoms associated with memory loss and cognitive ability. It occurs when brain cells are damaged, interfering with the ability of brain cells to communicate with one another. This ultimately affects thinking, behavior and feelings. Alzheimer’s is most commonly associated with such symptoms. Mental ability declines... Read More

World AIDs Day 2017, Myths And Facts

Ira Riklis discusses World AIDs day in this post which has been happening each year on the 1st of December since 1988. The day aims at uniting people and mourning the 35 million individuals who have died from the virus. The event has been diversified to focus on the success that has been attained worldwide... Read More

Pollution Impacts Us Globally

It is widely known that pollution is bad but many people are not aware just how much pollution impacts our health. One of the most detailed environmental reports was just released by the International Energy Agency, and the results were shocking. Ira Riklis breaks down some of the information we learn from this report in... Read More

The Truth About Caffeine

Do you depend on the caffeine in your morning cup of coffee to get you going? Many people feel it is difficult to function without that shot of caffeine. Since it is such a common substance that shows up in many popular drinks such as tea, coffee, and soft drinks, Ira Riklis looks into some... Read More

October Is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

During the 1980s, the National Down Syndrome Society designated the month of October as Down Syndrome Awareness Month in order to bring awareness and education to a condition that was, until then, considered to be nothing more than a disability. Today, almost 40 years later, during the month of October we celebrate a world that... Read More

How Does Soda Really Affect Your Brain?

Soda is one of the most consumed beverages second to water, yet its effects on the brain cannot be ignored. Certain ingredients in soda such as caffeine and artificial sweeteners have known side effects that hinder normal brain activities. According to a recent discovery by scientists, people who drink sugary beverages daily are more likely... Read More