Articles By Elana Glowatz
4 Things To Know About Dwarfism
There’s a lot more to people with dwarfism than you saw as a child in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."
A Look Inside Your Body During A Heart Attack
A heart attack is more of a heart exile — your pumping organ is cut off from oxygen.
Are Married People Less Stressed?
Being married or single has a big effect on your overall health.
Trendy Gluten-Free Diets May Expose You To Toxic Metals
People who cut gluten out of their diets might just be trading the normally harmless protein for some toxic metals.
Friends Keep You Alive Better Than Family
Our friends really are the best, because they make us live healthier lives.
Berries From Brazilian Peppertree Neutralize Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA Bacteria
Could berries hold the key to treating a deadly staph infection? These scientists think they found a way to fight off MRSA.
How ALS Disease Progression Could Be Delayed
ALS is a disease that robs people of their muscle control and kills many within just a few years — but a new molecule might help them survive longer.
Antioxidants Eyed As Lupus Medicine
When you have lupus, a protein in your body alerts your immune system even when there’s no virus to fight off. Researchers think they know how that happens.
Motion Sickness Is Your Body’s Response To Poison
Humans have invented mechanical transportation faster than our bodies have evolved to endure it.
Your Body Is Full Of Viruses, And Scientists Want To Understand Them
Biologists are trying to get ahead of the next contagious virus in humans by studying wildlife.
LGBTQ Mental Health: Sexual Orientation Not Linked To Depression And Anxiety
Being gay doesn’t put you at risk for mental illness — it’s the other events in your life.
What Horror Movies Tell Us About Our Brains
Understanding fear could give us more clues about how mental illnesses work and how to treat them.