The Science of Heartbreak

The Science of Heartbreak

From literature to plays and movies throughout the world, Humanity’s fascination with love is just as strong as our obsession with heartbreak. But, is a broken heart simply an abstract concept, or are there real physical affects on the body and the brain? Whenever you …

Your Brain On MDMA

Your Brain On MDMA

With an estimated 2 million pills being smuggled into the US every day and ⅓ of students at universities like Stanford saying they have tried it, MDMA or ‘Molly” has become a popular drug of choice. But what exactly is it, and how does it …

Your Brain On Shrooms

Your Brain On Shrooms

Psychedelic or ‘magic’ mushrooms have been ingested by humans for over 9000 years. Even today, this naturally grown fungus is commonly used as a recreational drug, causing hallucinations, but how exactly does it work? The main psychoactive ingredient in shrooms is call psilocybin. When ingested, …

What Happens When You Stop Smoking?

What Happens When You Stop Smoking?

with over 7,000 chemicals released each time you light a cigarette it’s no surprise that smoking is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths worldwide but with 1.3 billion people actively smoking what actually happens when you stop smoking within the first 20 minutes …

Asthma, Animation.

Asthma, Animation.

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition where the airways in the lungs are inflamed and narrowed causing breathlessness, wheezing, chest tightness and coughing. Symptoms come as recurrent episodes known as asthmatic attacks most commonly at night or early in the morning. Asthma is usually diagnosed …