Autism Spectrum Disorder: It’s Zinc! No Wait, It’s Antibiotics! No, It’s….

Autism Spectrum Disorder, or as I will be using very frequently, ASD, is a very hot topic disorder these days because no two people are affected the same way. From this, we are blessed with the difficult task of trying to explain their symptoms, treat them, and help them assimilate into society as the rest…
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*Insert Clever Title Regarding Parkinson’s Disease*

  Parkinson’s disease is an interesting disorder that has many factors that contribute to its complexity. As most of us know, Parkinson’s is a well-publicized disease as there have been a few famous people that have brought a great deal of attention to raise awareness and funding to research it. Michael J. Fox has been…
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Brains Are Cool. Protect Them.

As numerous studies have stated, concussions are mild traumatic injuries to the brain that result in swelling leading to further issues. So, being the sports crazed nation we are, how do we prevent brain injuries from occurring as well as taking the further precautions once they have happened? For starters, there have been a great…
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Fear, Anxiety, And The HPA Axis

To begin it must be made evident that Fear and Anxiety are in a sense necessary. We as humans thrive as a species because we have this innate response to fearful experiences. Our fears are responsible for activating the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Axis (HPA) to elicit a stress response. This stress response allows our bodies to meet the…
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Click This! Click This! Click This! And Learn About Addiction

Drug addiction is a hot topic of late, both with regards to scientific understanding and social action. The United States has been ramping up border protection in an effort to mitigate drug usage, and Portugal has legalized all drugs for recreational use in hopes of improving public health by de-stigmatizing drug addiction. The question at…
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