A New Pill to Cure Hangovers Is Coming, Here’s How It Works

Drinking alcohol is like borrowing happiness from tomorrow. Assuming all goes well, you and your friends have a good time, and then the next morning you’re paying that debt back in the form of a hangover. And trust me, the older you get, the steeper the interest rate. Why isn’t there some miraculous pill I could take that […]

Nitroglycerin: Explosive Heart Medication

[Theme song] Imagine a substance so potent that depending on how you use it, it could blow you to pieces, or it could save your life. This stuff exists, and you’ve probably heard of it. It’s called nitroglycerin. Nitroglycerin was first discovered in 1847 by an Italian chemist named Ascanio Sobrero, who was experimenting with acids derived from […]

Is It Safe To Eat Genetically Modified Animals?

There’s been a lot of outcry as the FDA just approved a genetically modified animal for human consumption for the first time. Sure, tweak 80 percent of U.S. food, but keep your test tubes off our salmon! organisms GMOs incite heat on both sides. Many believe genetically modified organisms are more efficient than cross-breeding plants for many generations […]

Episode 72: Antibiotics

Hello and welcome to another episode of Squeaky Wheel Productions’ Disability Series. This week’s topic is Antibiotics. What are antibiotics, how should they be used, and why are they important? We’ll find out the answers to each of these questions and more. Let’s get started! Antibiotics are medications that are used to kill or inhibit bacteria. There are […]

Why is it hard to cure Alzheimer’s disease? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Can you guess the title of my next video? Hurry up. Write your guess in the comments section below. Why is it hard to cure Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder. It basically occurs when proteins in the brain malfunction and clump together forming plaques and tangles. These plaques and tangles […]

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