Any area of your home can be plagued by persistent dampness, but basements are notorious for it. Dehumidifiers are an effective and affordable way to eliminate excessive moisture from the lowest levels of your home, and this buying guide will help you select the best dehumidifier for your basement so your family – and your home – can breathe easier.
A wine decanter is a crystal or glass vessel used for serving wine. Decanters improve the beverage by separating any sediment and letting the wine "breathe" before you drink it. For more info on wine decanters, check out our guide What Is a Decanter?.
There are as many types of wine decanters as there are types of wine, and choosing the best wine decanter can help you achieve the ultimate wine-drinking experience.
Your bedroom should be a comfortable and attractive space that reflects your personal style. Take your decorating beyond decor and bedding by creating an eye-catching focal point with one of these bedroom accent wall ideas.
Penn State-led researchers develop first artificial skin to maintain cognitive characteristics when deformed.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The skin of cephalopods, such as octopuses, squids and cuttlefish, is stretchy and smart, contributing to these creatures’ ability to sense and respond to their surroundings. A Penn State-led collaboration has harnessed these properties to create an artificial skin that mimics both the elasticity and the neurologic functions of cephalopod skin, with potential ap...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — When COVID-19 created an urgent need for vaccines that could be made quickly, safely and cost-effectively, traditional manufacturing approaches were not sufficient to meet the demand. Biopharmaceutical companies therefore shifted to novel biotechnology platform-based techniques that could be more quickly adapted to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines, and that were more robust, customizable and flexible than traditional approaches. An examination of this transition by a Penn ...
Are you tired of serving the same-old pancake recipe for breakfast? Add Parisian flair to your morning by learning how to make crepes. With a handful of basic ingredients, three simple steps, and the right cookware, you can serve up a French delicacy that is sure to become a household favorite!
The symptoms of ADHD and thyroid disorder are similar. Some of the common overlapping symptoms are: brain fog, depression, difficulty staying focused, malaise or disinterest, poor memory and sleep disruptions. It’s important to determine if the symptoms are the result of an imbalance in brain chemicals (ADHD), a dysfunctional thyroid gland or both.
Studies show that someone with ADHD is 30 percent more likely to develop binge eating disorder, or BED. A growing body of evidence is showing that some of the distinct functional abnormalities that characterize ADHD are also found in individuals with BED. Here are details on how the two can be related, and about treatments.
What is binge eating disorder?
Binge eating disorder involves recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food within a relatively short period of time. These binges ...
Most plastic or cosmetic surgery is apparent to the naked eye: Her breasts look bigger (or smaller or higher). His nose looks straighter. But some plastic surgery results are visible only to the recipient (and perhaps their significant other).
Requests for plastic surgery on genitalia are on the rise, motivated by desires for an improved self-image or increased sexual satisfaction. And while most plastic surgery procedures are performed on women (about 80 percent, in fact), it turns out that ...
Every ADHD diagnosis is personal and how you manage your symptoms may differ from how others handle theirs. Many adults with ADHD find that stimulant medication helps, while others opt for a cup of coffee or a canned energy drink instead. Are caffeine and stimulant meds interchangeable? Here’s what experts say.
How many types of balls can you name? How many of said balls have killed someone?We all know that sports can be dangerous, especially for the athletes who participate in them. Whether merely spectators or the result of more nefarious reasons, this list covers ten strange deaths caused by the balls used in these various activities.
Exercise is good for everyone, and emerging research suggests that exercise can have a particularly beneficial impact on the symptoms of ADHD.
Studies found at PubMed Central, an archive of medical literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine, indicate that exercise reduces ADHD core symptoms and improves executive functions. Physical activity can improve memory and attention, reduce impulsivity and hyperactivity and boost mood.
Aerobic exercise might he...
There is a lot of misinformation about the impact of food on ADHD. Poor diet can exacerbate ADHD symptoms, but unhealthy foods cannot cause ADHD. Alternatively, healthy foods cannot fix ADHD. But while food is not a cure, specific dietary modifications can alleviate ADHD symptoms.