Does Alternate Day Fasting Work for Weight Loss?

By now, you’ve likely heard of the benefits of fasting — how it’s a great method of kickstarting weight loss, helps normalize insulin sensitivity and lowers levels of bad cholesterol in the body. While there are many types of fasting, alternate day fasting in particular has become popular in the rage for losing weight fast. But researchers are […]

10-Pound Weight Gain: What Happens When You Put on 10 Pounds

With an alarming obesity rate the affects well more than one-third of U.S. adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we’re all familiar with the dangers of obesity. (1) Large weight gain is associated with an increased risk for almost all major chronic diseases, along with an increased mortality rate. But what about something […]

Nanosensors: the future of diagnostic medicine?

A vital goal of diagnostic medicine is to be able to diagnose medical problems as swiftly as possible, enabling clinicians to treat patients before any irreversible or long-lasting damage can occur. Nanosensors are made from carbon nanotubes, each 100,000 times smaller than a strand of hair. Speeding up the process of diagnosis is a major […]