French scientists discovered a physiological difference between the eyes of those who have dyslexia and those who don’t. It’s all about the fovea, the center of a region, which is dominated by cones. This cones are also responsible for color perception. We all have a dominant eye as we have a dominant hand which has
1. Get a flu vaccine Getting vaccinated against the flu should be No. 1 on your to-do list this fall. The CDC says anyone over the age of 6 months should get one, because the flu is so contagious, and potentially deadly to immune-compromised people.
Myth 1: People With Diabetes Can’t Eat Sugar One of the most common assumptions people make about diabetes is that it doesn’t allow them to eat sugar. This is false! In fact, it’s highly recommended that people with diabetes eat a balanced diet that includes sugar as well – as long as it’s in moderation.
There are well-documented cases of bloody tears being shed. It’s the primary sign of haemolacria, a condition in which a person’s tears are either blood-tinged or entirely composed of blood.
Fluid Retention One major cause of weight gain is fluid retention in the body after surgery. The medical term for such retention is edema. Water is retained in the interstitial space in your body – the spaces between your organs. This leads to weight gain and the typical post-surgery bloated look.
Pasteurized Fruit Juice One of the main problems regarding fruit juice is that one glass of it contains much more fruit than you’d be able to get if you ate them. And all that fruit contains sugar that can amount to a meal’s worth of calories pretty quickly. But you probably don’t — and definitely
You take in too much caffeine That double espresso you pick up on the way to work every morning might be doing more than fueling your energy. A recent study from the Journal of Food Science found that caffeine can switch up our taste buds so we perceive foods as less sweet than they actually
Supporting Breastfeeding “Generally speaking, pediatricians get little to no training in breastfeeding and even appropriate infant feeding for all babies,” private lactation consultant Leigh Anne O’Connor told me. “Many babies with feeding issues are literally tongue tied, and there is often denial about this condition in the medical world.” If you have questions about breastfeeding,
Bathroom Which part of the bathroom contains the most bacteria? The toilet? Wrong. In fact, toilets are probably the cleanest part of the entire average house because everyone is scared of getting germs from that area. So where are the bacteria hiding? On your hand towel. Yes, that’s right. “What happens is, people wash their
Lavender For thousands of years, this pretty, flowering herb has been used medicinally to calm nerves, relieve headaches, ease labor pains, prevent insomnia and aid in depression. (It’s soothing scent is still a mainstay in aromatherapy treatments.) While countless scientific studies have vouched for its effectiveness, a particularly illuminating 2009 study discovered that the scent