Signs & Symptoms: Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack

A heart attack is an episode where the heart muscle isn’t getting enough oxygen to it. When a patient has having a heart attack and not complaining of chest pain, the most common thing they complain of is shortness of breath and fatigue. It’s a very typical story that someone will say to their spouse…

Diabetes and gene therapy: from lab bench to bedside

Ann: I’ve been working in the field of type 1 diabetes research for a number of years now. I am very passionate about wanting to find a cure for type 1 diabetes because it is a very significantly detrimental disease especially in young children. In type 1 diabetes the beta cells of the pancreas are…

Wearing his heart(beat) on his sleeve

I think creativity is important in research. l being able to think of an idea or think of a possible molecule or potential group that you want to attach to a molecule either you’re following what someone else has done or you come up maybe with your own ideas and so being able to be…

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…