Category Archives: health

How Music Can Heal Our Brain and Heart | Kathleen M. Howland | TEDxBerkleeValencia

Music therapy is an ancient and yet very modern practice that has the power to heal and transform our brains and bodies in significant ways. Kathleen Howland, speech language and music therapist explains how music really does have the power … Continue reading

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Here’s what happens to your knuckles when you crack them

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Walking faster could make you live longer – ScienceBlog.com

Speeding up your walking pace could extend your life, research led by the University of Sydney suggests. Walking at an average pace was found to be associated with a 20 percent risk reduction for all-cause mortality compared with walking at … Continue reading

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Universal antibody drug for HIV-1 prevention and immunotherapy – ScienceBlog.com

A research team led by scientists at AIDS Institute and Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has developed a universal antibody drug against HIV/AIDS. By engineering a tandem bi-specific broadly … Continue reading

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Daily photography improves wellbeing – ScienceBlog.com

Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing. This is a popular social phenomenon, with Instagram having over 1.5million photos tagged #365 for each day of the year … Continue reading

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Research shows we’re stronger than we think, especially as we age – ScienceBlog.com

Alberto Salazar won the first marathon he entered. He was twenty-two. In 1980, he won the New York City Marathon and went on to win it again in 1981, finishing with a time of 2:08:13 and setting a new course record. … Continue reading

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This Much Will Kill You

A lot of things can kill you – but here are some surprising ones! This Much Will Kill You PART 2: https://youtu.be/IPrndNZ4m6w

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Why Was Tuberculosis Called Consumption?

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Cancer MOT: Mechanic v prostate cancer

Errol McKellar, a garage owner from Hackney, is raising awareness of prostate cancer by offering 20% discounts to any customer willing to get tested for the disease. Source: Cancer MOT: Mechanic v prostate cancer

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The brain-changing benefits of exercise

What’s the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki.

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