Author: Marija Luīze Kalniņa When thinking about the words “stroke patient”, we like to think of elderly people with gray hair and dentures arriving at the hospital after an acute stroke episode. Ultimately, for some this episode is fatal while leaves others with severe neurological disabilities. We are not wrong to think so – according
Author: doctor Ilze Prikule The origin of language dates back by a hundred thousand years and it is a significant milestone of human communication. At the end of the 20th century, scientists discovered that the human language foundation begins before birth and although during the first year of life children are not likely to say a single
Author: Valdis Ģībietis, doctor, resident in internal medicine The Latvian vaccination calendar includes vaccines against 14 diseases, while additional vaccines are available for risk groups. Their aim is to protect children and adults from severe infections, in order to avoid complications and death. To vaccinate or not to vaccinate is every person’s choice. Even though
Author: Veronika Baltmane Have you ever felt uncomfortable while your parents were showing your childhood photos to all your relatives? Especially, if these were pictures of you sitting naked in a bath or at the beach? Now try to imagine your emotions if a picture like this was posted on the social network available to
Author: Ivars Veckalns If you have read the title you have a general idea about what the main topic of this article will be. It will be about penises. This organ can be classified in many different ways – big, small, straight, curved, disappointing, showers, grovers etc. But in this article we will focus on
Author: Rajlakshmi Sohini Mukhopadhyay Imagine you’re a lawyer, and your client has been convicted of a crime. What happens when your client is put on the stand, and he or she looks somewhat confused about why they are even there?
Article by Linda Bauere Even though #summerbodygoals might be your motivation for getting out of bed and hitting the gym, research suggests that there could be more to it than just looking “fab” in your next Instagram shoot.
Article by Alise Kalane Adolescence is nestled between two transitions — the end of childhood and the beginning of adulthood — with malleable borders.
The Preston curve, true or false? Article by Anna Mind In 1975 Samuel Preston drew the first “Preston curve”, which showed that the more money or income (horizontal axis) person had, the longer he/she lived (vertical axis) – clearly showing a high correlation and therefore statistically significant.
Article by Rajlakshmi Sohini Mukhopadhyay Seventeen brave volunteers in Leiden were asked to let their bodies be used in the research of a deadly parasitic disease.