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Biomechanical Model Helps Forecast Heart Attacks

Understanding the forces that produce blood clots may be the key to stepping up heart attack prevention methods, scientists from the University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen in Germany claim. Their proof-of-concept study was recently published. It relies on patient-specific…
Does Your Body Need to Detox?

Detoxification or detox is a popular practice these days. It usually involves following a certain diet or using special products to help clean your blood and remove harmful toxins from your body. However, it is not clear if it’s effective…
Health Benefits of Fennel

Fennel, the botanical name of which is Foeniculum vulgare, is a plant native to the Mediterranean that’s popular both as a vegetable and for its seeds. Fennel is a pale bulbous vegetable with green stalks and light green feathery leaves.…