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Jan 12, 2021

Myostatin-related muscle hypertrophy is a rare condition characterized by reduced body fat and increased muscle size. Affected individuals have up to twice the usual amount of muscle mass in their bodies. They also tend to have increased muscle strength. This condition is not known to cause any medical problems, and...


Jan 5, 2021

The first human vaccines against viruses were based using weaker or attenuated viruses to generate immunity. The smallpox vaccine used cowpox, a poxvirus that was similar enough to smallpox to protect against it but usually didn’t cause serious illness. Rabies was the first virus attenuated in a lab to create a...


Dec 29, 2020

Basic disability etiquette involves treating people with disabilities with respect.  For example, speak to the person directly, not to the person accompanying them. Do not make assumptions about what they can or cannot do. The impact of a specific disability can vary widely from person to person, so offer assistance...


Dec 22, 2020

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature brain as it develops, most often before birth.  

Zain Bando

Our guest today is Zain Bando, a Chicago area, 21-year-old college student and is studying journalism at the University of Illinois...


Dec 15, 2020

Cosmetic Medicine is the practice of non-surgical and minor surgical procedures that are designed to change the appearance of individuals by their effects on superficial tissues, thereby reversing the signs of ageing.

Cosmetic Medicine is commonly associated with treatments such as botulinum toxin and dermal filler...