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Malaria is one of the oldest known diseases. There are records of the Ancient Egyptians dealing with similar symptoms over 3,500 years ago. The parasite wasn’t discovered until 1880, and in 1897, it was discovered that mosquitoes are responsible for passing the parasite. While malaria can be cured and has been eradicated in some countries,…

Every so often, a new medical condition comes along that suddenly becomes the talk of the town. It’s non-deadly, harmless to others and, best of all, just so damn quirky. Celebrities love it. Your co-worker who loves pointing out how unique they are suddenly gets it. You know the drill. But what happens when you…

Human intelligence is a collection of skills, including knowledge, memory, quick-wittedness, analytical ability, and pattern recognition, just to name a few. These skills can be sharpened through practice and pushing yourself. In a lot of ways, the brain is like a muscle: the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets. And you can exercise…

Much is being written about the human microbiome, the trillions of invisible microbes that live in and on our bodies. We now have 3D microbial maps of humans, and there are intense efforts underway to associate everything under the sun with the activities of the microbiome, but beware the hype. Increasingly, we’re beginning to understand how beneficial microbes are.…

is going to a traditional spa and getting traditional facials and massages getting a little boring for you? Luckily, there are a lot of bizarre alternatives that will leave you shockingly refreshed, in mind body and spirit. You might not want to tell Grandma though; she’ll wonder what’s come over you.

Most Americans have encountered some bacteria at some point in their lives, whether it was acquired from restaurant food or a grocery store, which caused them to claim they later had food poisoning. There are multiple nasty bacteria that can cause this, and there are many misconceptions about how they end up in our food,…

It’s no secret we guys are obsessed with our junk. From having the biggest to knowing how to use it best, there’s no wang-related goal we’re not desperate to hit. But what if you’re worried that you might be shooting blanks? Fear not. It turns out all you need to increase your sperm count is…

Overpopulation isn’t something this generation has to worry about much, but under-population? That’s a very real problem that many countries will have to deal with. Most developed countries in the world, like the United States, Japan, Germany, China, Canada, Australia, and many more, will have a population with a disproportionate amount of citizens who are over…

If it happens to you in the womb, it could threaten your health forever. It could mean that you were conceived with a twin but something went horribly wrong. If it’s visible at a glance, it could mean you will have eyes on you everywhere you go for the rest of your life, through no…

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