10 Leprosy Facts to fall back on: World Leprosy Eradication Day 2021

For a long time, it was believed that leprosy causes your limbs to fall off. Fortunately, science has made enough progress to do away with such strange misconceptions. On this World Leprosy Eradication Day i.e. on the 31st January of 2021, let’s delve into a few facts about this wrongly notorious disease.  World Leprosy Eradication […]

10 Respiratory System Facts That Will Make You Gasp

The respiratory system is a marvelous group of organs keeping us alive. It’s what allows the entry of oxygen inside our body and processes it to keep us going. We’re almost always aware of our breathing. An action as simple as taking air in and exhaling it has complex mechanisms behind it as well as […]

10 Digestive System Facts For You To Chew On

The digestive system is one of the earliest body systems that we learn about in school. We practice drawing all of the organs involved in the process and remembering the functions of each one of them. Nature has designed our bodies in such a way that we know how to assimilate good nutrients from the […]

Psychology Facts That Will Surprise You!

Human psychology is interesting and powerful, but understanding it does is a long and difficult process. Every human brain is unique with its thoughts and emotions, yet somehow we tend to share some responses with our fellow beings. We have our conscious and subconscious mind working individually as well as together to make us what […]

15 Facts About Pandemics

History has a habit of repeating itself. Many pandemics like the one we’re currently living in have run their course in the previous years. Their effect and after-effects have been passed on from generations to generations. Here are 15 facts you should know about pandemics all around the globe throughout history: A disease does not […]

10 Groundbreaking Medical Advancements of the 20th Century

The 20th century produced such a plethora of discoveries and advances that in some ways it changed the face of medicine. The rapid progress of medicine in this era was reinforced by enormous improvements in communication between scientists throughout the world. Here are 10 fantastic and ground-breaking medical advancements of the 20th century, one from […]

12 Facts about Bones and Osteoporosis

World Osteoporosis Day is celebrated on 20th October every year. Here are 12 facts about bones and the silent disease ‘osteoporosis’: Depressed women produce more amounts of cortisol, which breaks down the bone, as compared to normal women. Hence, depressed women tend to have lower bone density. Antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and […]