Contraceptive pills

These are the risks of contraception in women

Various methods of preventing pregnancy in women can increase cancer risks by up to 38%, depending on how long you've been using them

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Study: Older adults found resilience during pandemic through community

If resilience is understood as the ability to see positives in the midst of a negative situation, then many of the study's participants demonstrated resilience during that time, the researchers said

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Opinion: Are sugary drinks bad for your health?

The health of Colombians should be a priority when thinking about tax reform

Samira Gutierrez

How To Keep Our Brain in Good Shape?

Many studies associate sport with better brain development and with the increase in the formation of new neurons.

Katalin Kariko, Hungarian Biochemist.

How Katalin Karikó Contributed to the COVID Vaccine

Karikó is a Hungarian who studied biochemistry and spent 40 years working and discovering some of the key facts for the Moderna and BioNTech vaccines.

Woman eating

Life-Changing Practices for Foodies

Mindful eating is a simple technique to help you eat least while enjoying your food more.

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More than half of generation Z gay, bisexual teenage boys report being out to parents

A majority of gay and bisexual Generation Z teenage boys report being out to their parents, part of an uptick in coming out among young people that researchers have noted in recent decades

Pregnant woman receiving vaccine

Can pregnant women get vaccinated against COVID-19?

Future mothers wonder if it is safe for them to get the coronavirus vaccine

Luvvie Ajayi Jones with her book 'Professional Troublemaker'

Doing Things That Scare You Is Worth It

In her talk, Luvvie Ajayi Jones states why being true to ourselves is the most revolutionary act to change the world and those around us.

Woman resting in bed

Options To Take a Breath

We all tend to mistakenly believe that sleeping and resting are synonyms, hence associating a good night’s sleep with deep rest.

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Videoconferences more exhausting when participants don't feel group belonging

Videoconferences may be less exhausting if participants feel some sense of group belonging, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association

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Half Orphan: Losing a Parent to COVID

Over 42.000 kids in the United States have lost a parent to COVID-19, according to a study made by JAMA Pediatrics.

Burger and fries

Junk food can also affect your mental health

Although obesity is the biggest problem caused by excess fast food, there are several consequences that addiction to these foods leaves and that exceed aesthetics

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These Habits Will Give You the Lifestyle You Want

We are made of habits. Every day we have approximately 90.000 thoughts of which 80% are the same as yesterday and even a week ago.

Woman looking through a window.

The Freedom To Accept Feelings of Pain and Sadness

The pandemic has brought with it a significant number of losses that go further than death.

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34% of COVID-positive people had their mental health affected

According to a study, several people who suffered from COVID-19 also developed mental disorders such as anxiety and dementia six months after contracting the disease

Alexander B. Niculescu, MD, PhD

IU School of Medicine researchers develop blood test for depression, bipolar disorder

A breakthrough study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers sheds new light on the biological basis of mood disorders, and offers a promising blood test aimed at a precision medicine approach to treatment

Woman with anxiety

Can hormonal imbalance cause anxiety?

There is a strong correlation between hormones and anxiety

Woman touching her head.

Why Are We Feeling So Tired Right Now?

Do you feel that accomplishing everything on your to-do list gets harder every day?

Nurse with stethoscope holding a figure of a heart

This is how World Health Day 2021 was celebrated

On April 7, World Health Day was celebrated in the midst of a pandemic that reminds us of the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles