Hi everyone! I’m taking a moment here to talk about something slightly different that I thought would be helpful to a non-scientific audience: how I’m finding my information. I think everyone here agrees that developments in medicine and healthcare are deeply founded in science research. The two disciplines really go hand in hand, and the refinement of the scientific method has greatly contributed to accelerated … Continue reading On science literature and quality
MSG! I love the taste of MSG :D. I grew up in an Asian household, so the seasoning has been a staple in my food for my entire life. It brings this unique savory flavor out of meats and goes well in pretty much any dish that has meat. (Tip: You only want to add a small pinch of it to your dish. Any more … Continue reading Is MSG really harmful to the brain?
I’ve had pain in my right wrist for a long time now. It initially started when I learned how to break dance back in college, and it’s persisted ever since then. Typically it doesn’t bother me, but whenever I put weight on it the pain is pretty severe. I’ve seen a few doctors about it, and we all suspect that it has something to do … Continue reading Lemon Juice: Is it a miracle cure?
After salsa class last night, we were sitting around doing cooldown stretches when my dance instructor mentioned that his knees sometimes hurt from dancing too much. One of my other classmates then mentioned that there’s a supplement you can take to help deal with joint pain called Glucosamine. Apparently, a lot of the elderly people he works with swear by the effects of the supplement. … Continue reading Glucosamine: Does it really help knee pain?