Can Men Suffer From Postpartum Depression?

Can Men Suffer From Postpartum Depression?

More evidence that having a baby may in fact be extremely crappy! I stand by my theory that we should all opt for PUPPIES instead. Hello hello everyone, Laci Green here for DNews. Our society tends to frame having a new baby as something that’s really exciting and wonderful…and that’s probably true for most. But …

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Are You Under 24? Science Says You Still Have the Brain of a Teen

Are You Under 24? Science Says You Still Have the Brain of a Teen

We define adolescence as the years between childhood and adulthood. The exact age might depend on the country — things like the age you can vote or drink — but it’s roughly defined as being from age 10 to 19. But, a new study is suggesting that adolescence should end as late as 24 to …

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Is A Brain Dead Person Actually Dead?

Is A Brain Dead Person Actually Dead?

On TV you hear the term vegetive state and coma and brain death all the time in medical shows. But what do these terms actually mean? Hey brainiacs, Trace here for DNews. For non-medical people, the terms “vegetative state,” “coma,” and “brain dead” are used interchangeably, but they’re not synonymous and there are very important …

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What Actually Happens To Your Body When You Donate Your Organs?

About 95 percent of Americans support organ donation, but less than half sign up to be a donor… what’s up with that? Hello conscious collection of organs, Jules here for DNews. No one knows exactly why people refuse to be organ donors. Organ donation is a tricky subject, and super individual. According to one study …

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How Radiation Changes Your DNA

How Radiation Changes Your DNA

What do your phone, the sun, the stove, far-off black-holes and the palm of your hands all have in common? Radiation, baby. It’s everywhere. Up and atom friends, Trace here emitting and absorbing radiation at your eyeballs for DNews! When I say radiation, most people do this, but to be honest, radiation on it’s own …

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How Does Ebola Kill You?

How Does Ebola Kill You?

This episode of DNews was proudly made possible by the all-new 2015 Subaru Legacy. It’s not just a sedan, it’s a Subaru. Ebola is a horrific infection that causes a horrible messy death, but technically… it’s not the infection that kills you. It’s you that kills you. Hey DNewsers, Trace here. Ebola is ravaging West …

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Yes, Your Headache Is Worse Than All Other Aches and Pains, Here’s Why

Yes, Your Headache Is Worse Than All Other Aches and Pains, Here’s Why

If you have a stomach ache that’s no fun, but it’s just your stomach that hurts. If you stub your toe, that sucks but at least it’s just your toe! But, if your head hurts it is all-consuming. You just want to crawl under a blanket and stay there forever. Why is that? What is …

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What’s It Like To Hear Colors? – A VR 360° Synesthesia Experience

♫ music ♫ My name is Kaitlyn Hova. I’m a software engineer, neuroscientist, and a musician. I also have synesthesia. Synesthesia is a blending of the senses. 1 in 23 people have a form of it. For me, when I hear, specific musical notes, I see specific colours… …and these colours are much brighter… at …

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How Creativity And Mental Illness Are Linked

How Creativity And Mental Illness Are Linked

Ernest Hemingway, Vincent Van Gogh, Amy Winehouse- the idea of the tortured artist is as old as art itself. But is there a link between mental illness and creativity? Plato once said on the subject that he found joy in such pain and to treat it as a gift: “Madness, provided it comes as the …

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