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Food and Mood: Evaluating the Role of High-Fat Food in Causing Depression

A healthy body is a healthy mind. Did you know that your favorite fast-foods can get you depressed? Current studies have established a link between the type of food consumed and the mood of an individual [1,2]. One of the severe mood disorders influenced by diet is depression which is defined as a “persistent feeling… Continue reading Food and Mood: Evaluating the Role of High-Fat Food in Causing Depression

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Changes in the brain during adolescence causing addiction and fearful behaviors

Adolescence is the time period of growth and development between childhood and adulthood. Many adolescents face difficulty during this maturation period and are troubled by stressful development. This is a phase where most individuals feel an emotional disconnect with their family with an attitude screaming “I’ve got this, leave me alone!”. During the puberty period,… Continue reading Changes in the brain during adolescence causing addiction and fearful behaviors

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Our body’s soldiers

This one is specially for my nani! The immune system has a lot of cells, molecules and signals involved. Let's explore the cells and their functions briefly. So, we can mainly divide the immune system responses into two different categories: Innate immunity Adaptive immunity As the name suggests, the innate immunity is the kind of… Continue reading Our body’s soldiers

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Blood Cells Breaking Rules

This is a special request from my mom. I hope you like it! Today, we are going to talk about Leukaemia or more commonly known as blood cancer. This is a pretty dense topic so I will try my best to cover the main aspects of it. Why is this type of cancer called "Leukaemia"?… Continue reading Blood Cells Breaking Rules