Zinc And The Immune System: The Secrets Of Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a disease that affects about 1 in 68 children in the United States, according to an ADDM Network Survey from 2012. ASD includes disorders like Asperger’s, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, that all have slightly different levels of cognitive and learning impairment, variations in behaviors, and other…
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Concussion: Not Something To Be Taken Lightly

Kari grew up loving to ride horses. When she was 20 years old, she was riding and ended up falling off as her horse was going over a jump. She hit her head pretty hard and had a little bit of a headache and felt a little dizzy, but luckily she was wearing a helmet.…
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What Happens In Addiction??

It can probably said that everybody struggles with addiction. Not only the classic examples that often first come to mind of drugs and alcohol, but coffee, Netflix, sugar, exercising, chocolate, sex, pop, gambling, social media, etc. These are all things people may say they are “addicted” to. People become addicted to things because of the…
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The Mystery Of ALS: Motor Neurons

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease surrounded by a lot of mystery and frustration as the mechanisms of the disease are not fully understood, and there is no current way to cure, or even truly successfully treat the disease. ALS is a fatal disease characterized by degeneration of upper and lower motor neurons. Most…
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Anxiety And College Students: Finding A Balance

Everyone experiences stress at different times in their lives, whether it has to do with school, work, family, or just life in general. Stress isn’t always a bad thing, as it can increase our awareness and survival instincts if we are in a situation where we need to survive. Too much stress can be debilitating…
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