Your Brain On MDMA

With an estimated 2 million pills being smuggled into the US every day and ⅓ of students at universities like Stanford saying they have tried it, MDMA or ‘Molly” has become a popular drug of choice. But what exactly is it, and how does it affect your body? Scientifically known 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine, MDMA is usually taken…

What Alcohol Does to Your Body

We explain what alcohol does to your body. This is Michael. He enjoys going out and drinking at the weekend sometimes a bit more than he should! He’s worried that it might be affecting his health – what exactly is alcohol doing to him? Michael knows that alcohol is used to describe beverages containing ethanol….

What causes heartburn? – Rusha Modi

Just between your chest and abdomen is where you’ll find one of the most important muscles you probably didn’t know you had: the lower esophageal sphincter, or LES. When functioning properly, this ring of tissue plays a crucial role in helping us eat. But when the LES malfunctions, it becomes the main player in heartburn…