Articles tagged with: Medical Research

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

A new study shows that men who use their laptops on their laps have increased temperature in their testicles, which can seriously impact sperm quality and their ability to fertilize an egg. A man’s testicles are located away from the body so that sperm are maintained at a temperature a few degrees cooler than the body’s core temperature..

Depression and High School Students

Depression and High School Students

Depression can occur during adolescence, a time of great personal change. You may be facing changes in where you go to school, your friends, your after-school activities, as well as in relationships with your family members...

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

Getting enough deep sleep helps the brain clear out waste products that could lead to Alzheimer’s disease. New animal research reveals that one particular sleeping position may also help flush harmful substances out of the brain.

Lying on the side is the most common sleep position for humans. Interestingly, it’s also the most common sleep position for animals in the wild. Fascinating new research from Stony Brook University may explain why: A side-sleeping position seems to improve waste clearance from the brain, which could prevent Alzheimer’s disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

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