Saturday, October 1, 2022

Clinical Medicine

Ketogenic Diet Effective in Weight Loss, But Not Without Drawbacks

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According to the Pew Research Center, American’s diets have changed vastly in the 2010’s, specifically with the increase in consumption of unhealthy grains and fat. In an attempt to reverse this, the keto diet...

Studies Show Therapeutic Effects of CBD in PTSD Treatment

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Recent studies have shown cannabidiol (CBD) to have therapeutic effects in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with one study showing 91% of patients experiencing a reduction in symptom severity after...

Effects of Sleep on Mental Health in College Students

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young adults aged 18 and over should be getting seven or more hours of sleep every night. In reality, almost half of the adults in...

Varying Severity of Stuttering Affects Treatment Plans

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Stuttering is a speech disorder characterized by interruptions in speech involving the repetition or prolongation of sounds and words, pauses between syllables and blocking — the momentary inability to produce any sound at all....

Biological Sex’s Role in Heart Symptom Presentation

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Although heart disease is the number one leading cause of death, accounting for approximately 23% of all deaths in America, women presenting with acute myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks, are less likely...

Understanding Vitamin C and Its Role in Skin Health

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From collagen formation to photodamage protection, vitamin C — a naturally occurring antioxidant — plays an important role in the human body, especially on skin. Vitamin C can help the skin combat many challenges,...

Skin Disease Misdiagnoses Prevalent in Melanated Patients

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Recent studies have shown a disproportionate number of dermatological misdiagnoses in patients with darker skin due to a systemic lack of medical training with diverse skin tones. Skin conditions can present differently on a variety...

Vitamin D: Impacts of the Sunshine Vitamin on Human Health

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Emerging studies have shown the positive impact of Vitamin D and its potential for treating and preventing notable health-related issues. Vitamin D, also known as calciferol, is a multifunction vitamin that is naturally photosynthesized by...