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4 Dangerous Properties of Sugar We Had No Idea About

4 Dangerous Properties of Sugar We Had No Idea About

Those who don’t know that sugar has negative effects on our teeth and waist probably live on a deserted island. However, this isn’t the only impact, or even the worst one, that sugar has on our bodies. Bright Side made this compilation and gives you 4 more reasons to say “no” to that cake. 1. Sugar accelerates skin aging When it gets into the bloodstream, sugar links chemically with su... »

6 Simple Tests to Evaluate Your Health

6 Simple Tests to Evaluate Your Health

If going to the hospital isn’t your favorite activity but you still care about your health, then this article is for you. Bright Side made this compilation and offers you the chance to take a few simple tests that will help you keep track of the condition your body is in. Eyes Close one eye, and take three to five steps back from your monitor. Take a look at the circle above. Determine whether som... »

These Are The Positions You Should Be Sleeping In For Each Of These Health Problems

These Are The Positions You Should Be Sleeping In For Each Of These Health Problems

Everyone has different sleeping habits, some people can only fall asleep in a specific position and others enter dreamland as soon as their head hits the pillow. However, there are some sleeping positions that can be more beneficial than others. Sleeping positions can have an impact on a number of different aspects of health. Things like blood pressure, sinus infections, and more can all be affect... »

105 year old doctor who is still hardworking man!

105 year old doctor who is still hardworking man!

Dr Bill Frankland, who we caught up with around his 100th birthday five years ago, is a remarkable man. He’s been asked by Saddam Hussein for treatment, suffered as a prisoner of war and worked with Alexander Fleming, and is still going strong. Born in Sussex, the doctor is known as the ‘Grandfather of Allergy’, which is his specialism – he helped thousands every year by co... »

10 Hidden Causes of Acne and Ways to Get Rid of It

10 Hidden Causes of Acne and Ways to Get Rid of It

Pimples are always an unpleasant surprise. However, they’re often caused by external factors and can be easily treated. Bright Side has found the most efficient ways to get rid of acne for good. Back and shoulders Back acne could be caused by backpack straps or tightly fitting synthetic clothes. If you have small red pimples, then it’s probably a reaction to cleaning agents or household chemicals.... »

10+ Hilarious Doctors That Prove Laughter Is The Best Medicine

10+ Hilarious Doctors That Prove Laughter Is The Best Medicine

Being a doctor is clearly one of the hardest and most stressful jobs on the planet. You’re taking care of someone else’s life, for crying out loud! However, that doesn’t mean all doctors have to be serious all the time. Bored Panda collected a list of random doctor acts of humor, to prove that even doctors like to have fun once in a while. From funny signs placed in their offices... »

10+ Incredible Before-And-After Weight Loss Pics

10+ Incredible Before-And-After Weight Loss Pics

As summer is right around the corner, many people may be looking to shed a few pounds. Unfortunately, losing weight isn’t all that easy. In fact, most of the time the hardest part is getting motivated. Which is why we here at Bored Panda have put together this motivating list of before and after weight loss pictures. Featuring people who lost 160 lbs, 200 lbs, and even 325 lbs – these ... »

This Trippy Optical Illusion Will Mess With Your Brain

This Trippy Optical Illusion Will Mess With Your Brain

Now don’t say we didn’t warn you, but this optical illusion is seriously weird. The rotating crosses seem to be changing the shade of the background in the image below. Stare at it long enough and you’ll probably go crazy. First the white crosses rotate one way and then the black ones the other, creating the weird illusion. This is an example of figure-ground organization, where your brain tries t... »

New model could speed up colon cancer research

New model could speed up colon cancer research

Using the gene-editing system known as CRISPR, MIT researchers have shown in mice that they can generate colon tumors that very closely resemble human tumors. This advance should help scientists learn more about how the disease progresses and allow them to test new therapies. Once formed, many of these experimental tumors spread to the liver, just like human colon cancers often do. These metastase... »

Study Confirms Link Between Alcohol Consumption, Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

Study Confirms Link Between Alcohol Consumption, Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

Alcohol consumption is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer based on studies predominantly done in white women. Now a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found the same risk exists for black women, an understudied group. Researchers found in the new study that black women who drank more than 14 alcoholic drinks per week had a significantly higher ri... »

These Pictures Show Just How Horrible Medical Treatments Of The Past Were

These Pictures Show Just How Horrible Medical Treatments Of The Past Were

Back in the day all you needed was some herbal tea and some chicken noodle soup to get over an illness. Nowadays we have pills that can help you get over a cold in about 24 hours. But ingesting hot beverages and soups weren’t the only methods used in the past. Check out these horrifying medical treatments that will leave you shocked. If your teeth are super crooked then your dentist might require ... »

TEACHING MED STUDENTS WITH MOVIES, OBJECTS AND RARE BOOKS

TEACHING MED STUDENTS WITH MOVIES, OBJECTS AND RARE BOOKS

There are creative ways to educate future doctors to think and not memorize, according to a recent Jerusalem symposium. The place where he place where doctors perform surgery is called an operating theater because operations were originally carried out in tiered theaters or amphitheaters while male medical students and other spectators wearing black suits observed. The procedures were very unsteri... »

Study: Primary care doctors in Charlotte earn highest average pay in U.S. while salaries in Charleston rank among lowest

Study: Primary care doctors in Charlotte earn highest average pay in U.S. while salaries in Charleston rank among lowest

While primary care doctors in Charlotte earn some of the highest salaries in the United States — and those in Charleston some of the lowest — a new study shows, in both cities, the wage gap between male and female physicians remains wide. In Charlotte, for example, male doctors earn 33 percent more than their female colleagues — the widest gender wage gap in the country. In Charleston, the gap isn... »

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