Normal Blood Pressure Reading Know-How

So you want to know what your normal blood pressure reading is. The next time you visit the doctor, you ask the nurse’s aide to tell you. That is after she finishes putting the cuff on your arm, pumping it until you think your arm is going to explode, and then she rattles off a…

Res-Q Review

One of the more frightening aspects of heart disease is that it often doesn’t have any symptoms. However, there are certain “markers” that may offer hints regarding an individuals risk of having a heart attack or stroke, and high cholesterol levels is one of these “markers.” Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is used in…

What It Means To Be An Empath

Let’s talk about what it means to be an empath… Being an empath is when you are affected by other people’s energies, and you have an innate ability to intuitively feel and perceive others. Your life is unconsciously influenced by others’ desires, wishes, thoughts, moods, and even pain. Being an empath is much more than…

I Found the Heart Within the Information Technology Industry

I’m not a technical person. Sure, I love to play with new gadgets that come on the scene, I’m an avid online shopper, and yes, you’ll see me wandering around with my son looking for the nearest Pokéstop. My employer is deeply rooted in technology; touching everything from programming, installation, maintenance, repair, and even selling…

Role of Micro RNA in CANCER

What is a microRNA? According to the current convention, a miRNA is defined as a ssRNA of ~22 nucleotides in length, which is generated by the RNase-III-type enzyme Dicer from an endogenous transcript that contains a local hairpin structure. MicroRNAs and cancer    Three important observations early in the history of miRNAs suggested a potential…

Phobia Symptoms You Need To Know

Fear is a completely natural feeling in response to objects or situations deemed threatening. Some scream at the sight of spiders. Some refuse to go under water for fear of drowning. And some sweat a lot when speaking in front of an audience. Most people experience minor fears every now and then. But for some…

Increasing Need For Liver Transplant In India

Biliary Atresia, a condition leading to liver damage and there arises the need for liver transplantation. A liver transplant is removing a diseased liver and replacing it with a healthy one via surgery. A congenial deformity in which the liver is not connected to the bile duct and the bile juice is not able to…

The Joy of Living

Life is beautiful on its own. I realize this after I translated the short story Good Luck and Best Wishes from Chinese into English. In the story, people live a primitive life with few modern belongings in a far-off mountainous area; however, they enjoy life enormously. A bowl of fermented spirits, a flowery bun, colorful…

Hardwood Floor Refinishing – Do It Yourself Tips

If you're lucky enough to find hardwood floors hiding under your tired carpeting, you might feel like covering the wood back up. That's understandable because refinishing the floors yourself seems like an impossible task.Hardwood floors were a common feature in houses until the 1960s. Before that, having wall-to-wall carpet was considered a luxury upgrade. From…

The Dangers of Chronic Stress

There are two types of stress. The first type is acute stress. That’s the kind where your body senses danger and adapts to the threat by making physical changes which enable you to quickly get out of harms way. This occurs because your body secretes chemicals and stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. These…