How Are New Medications Developed?

People take medicine every day, but not many people know how arduous of process that those drugs have to go through to get from idea to your body. Hey guys Julia here for DNews The pharmaceutical industry is big business. According to a study published in the Annual British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology world pharmaceutical…

How Stress Rewires Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

We’ve all heard the phrase, “get your creative juices flowing.” Weird as it sounds, there may be some truth to the term, “creative juices…” which I will stop saying right now, because it feels weird to say. Meet BDNF, also known as Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor. BDNF isn’t a synthetic creativity juice you can just grab…

What Happens When You Die?

Yes, partially decayed zombies are gross, but what REALLY happens to THIS BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN OF HUMAN MEAT after it dies? Let’s get grossly detailed!!! Death is as natural as birth, but celebrated a lot less. At the moment of death, the brain has a surge of activity as its last oxygen is depleted, and it…

How Your Heart Actually Controls Your Emotions

Usually we think the brain is in charge, not the heart, but in Soviet Russia, heartbeat controls YOU. Actually. That’s misleading… your heartbeat can control you all the time, regardless of your sociopolitical system or country of origin. Hey heart-beaters, Trace here for Dnews. You probably know that the way you feel can affect your…

Can Low Frequency Sound Waves Make You Sick?

Shhh you hear that? Yeah I don’t either… but it’s making me feel creeped out. Hey guys julia here for DNews The world is loud and noisy. And it seems to be only getting noisier. Obviously exposure to loud noises can cause hearing damaging. But some studies like one published in the British Medical Bulletin,…