Health and human byproducts

Bizarre: 5 Tasty Human By-Products You Can Eat

Although picking your nose, peeing on your feet and drinking your own blood is typically frowned upon (and quite gross), there are some physical and mental health benefits these human by-products can offer. From fighting diseases to boosting moods – here are some inexpensive home remedies you can use that will cost you nothing more than your dignity.
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Bionics

Robo-Humans: How We Will Integrate Bionics Into Our Bodies

We’ve heard of providing individuals who’ve lost limbs with prosthetic arms and legs. We’ve even heard of doctors implanting bionic hearts into patients, but how far will this bionic future go? With the aid of science and robotics, people who couldn’t walk or see are now doing so. However, these faux body parts could eventually become the norm and even favored by humans who want to advance their abilities.
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Obesity

Obesity — A Tale of Two Countries

Historically Mexico and Chile have been synonymous with vacations and adventure, but now a third and less exciting commonality presents itself: obesity. Recent global research studies indicate these nations can now count themselves amongst countries with the highest obesity rates in the world. Why?
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Quackery

Quackery is Alive and Well in the 21st Century

Despite the fact that you’re reading this on a machine that most likely fits in your pocket and would have been inconceivable just 20 years ago you’d be forgiven for forgetting that humanity is actually at the peak of its scientific knowledge, so why is quackery still prevalent?
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Kymriah

Kymriah: A Futuristic Approach to Leukemia Treatment

There is a breakthrough on the battlefield that is leukemia treatment, and it goes by the name Kymriah, a gene altering therapy created by Novartis. Last August 30th, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first ever CAR-T cell therapy for children and young adults under 25 who are suffering from an acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in the United States.
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Euthanasia

Legal Suicide: The Case of Modern Day Euthanasia

Euthanasia. If given a chance, people will always choose to live. This is why we have come up with different ways to keep our bodies in shape: various diets, exercise, and supplements. We build and develop technologies to sustain life. But what if suddenly, someone begs to pass out of this world in a way he or she deems dignified? Would the rest of society allow it?
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Fast Food Burger

Fast Food in the East – Spreading the Disease

Fast food is the new obsession of the century. With new restaurants popping up all over the world getting more creative, diverse, and convenient, they have slowly but surely invaded our lives and culinary habits.
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