So let’s talk about body mass index, BMI. This is a term that’s often discussed, and so let’s first figure out how it’s calculated. How do we figure this out? So if you have a little stick person, what you could do is have them step on a scale. And… Continue Reading Calculate your own body mass index | Miscellaneous | Heatlh & Medicine | Khan Academy

Hey there in this video let’s talk about hip pain arthritis or bursitis hi this is Aw Boon Wei your exercise physiologist here to help you better understand your body so that you can improve in your fitness health and your performance so in this video we are talking about… Continue Reading Hip pain arthritis and/or bursitis

This episode is brought to you by the new podcast, “The Thread” with OZY. In July 1995, it became unusually hot in Chicago. The temperature hit 106 degrees, and the heat index which is like wind chill – how it feels to people, was 126 degrees. As mayor Richard Daley… Continue Reading WHY Low Salt Stresses the Body (Sodium, Hormones & Potassium)

For decades now, US schools have been trying to get more students excited about science. Kids are expected to learn the latest, most up-to-date theories. But some of the most popular beliefs have no scientific basis… and no place in the classroom. For example, some widely held ideas about the… Continue Reading Common Misconceptions About the Human Body

hi everybody Cristina here from The Tech Savvy Science Teacher and I’m going to bring you a quick walkthrough through Zygote Body. Zygote Body is a 3d Anatomy viewer where you get to view various components of the body. um to you know study it further. So let’s just jump… Continue Reading Zygote Body

Good morning, John. PAIN! Today is inspired by a comment on John’s video about me needing to be punished. I am going to talk about the science of pain, while experiencing pain. Let’s start out with pain that is detected by the systems designed to detect pain. [SLAP] This is… Continue Reading PUNISHMENT OF PAIN AND SCIENCE!

– [Narrator] As the Hollywood cliché goes, post-coital, some of us sit back against the headboard, proud of our accomplishment at gratifying our lover, spouse, or one-night stand, and then light up a cigarette. How was it for you? Good enough, you surmise, as you take a well-earned drag. Or… Continue Reading What Happens to Your Body While You Are Having Sex?

Your body has all sorts of complicated processes going on inside it and a lot and a lot of these processes are carried on by incredibly powerful and often incredibly large molecules. Some of these molecules that you’re using right now are so big that they challenge the definition of… Continue Reading The 5 Most Important Molecules in Your Body

For thousands of years people have practiced meditation for spiritual, emotional, and physical well being. But from a scientific perspective, how exactly does meditating affect your body? Does it really do anything? It all starts in the brain! During meditation, brain-scans see increased activity in regions directly correlated with decreased… Continue Reading The Scientific Power of Meditation

If you’ve never had a migraine, you might think it’s just a really bad headache but if you’ve had ever had one, or you know someone who gets them, you know that they are much worse than that and much more complicated. A true migraine is a multi-symptom disorder of… Continue Reading Migraines: Not Just Another Headache