[ INTRO] Foodies can’t stop talking about umami — the savory taste that’s taking over the culinary scene and which, along with sweet, sour, bitter, and salty, is one of the five basic tastes that … Continue reading The Truth About MSG and Your Health
[♪INTRO] We’ve all seen those comparison photos. Some president starts off with a full head of dark hair, and a few years later they’re totally gray. But stress doesn’t really turn your hair white. At … Continue reading Will Stress Really Make You Go Gray?
[♩ INTRO ] Stress happens. And that’s not always bad—starting a new job or getting married can both be happy things, but they also can be really stressful. There are some kinds of stress that … Continue reading How Chronic Stress Harms Your Body
Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode. Go to dashlane.com/scishowpsych to learn more about Dashlane. [ ♪INTRO ] Silicon Valley thinks they have a solution for everything. Including, apparently, the fact that not everyone around … Continue reading Mental Health Apps: How Medicine Can Keep Up With Tech
[ ♪INTRO ] When it comes to physical health, mountains of evidence will tell you that a healthy diet is important. And it is. But a growing body of research is showing that diet is … Continue reading Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health
Thanks to Emerson for supporting this episode of SciShow. To learn more, visit Emerson.com/WeLoveSTEM. [♪ INTRO] Thanks to modern medicines and vaccines, some of the worst diseases in history have become preventable. Like, smallpox is … Continue reading How Engineers Move Medicine Around the World
SciShow is supported by Skillshare. Right now, Skillshare is offering SciShow viewers two months of unlimited access to over 20,000 classes for free. Click on the link in the description to learn more. [♩ INTRO] … Continue reading How 6 Rare Diseases Are Changing Everyday Medicine
The history of medicine is full of some huge triumphs, but also some pretty terrible mistakes. Like how, in the 1930s, a company out to make a quick buck took a safe, effective drug and … Continue reading A Deadly Mistake That Led to Safer Medicine | Elixir Sulfanilamide
[♩INTRO ] Ahh, winter. The leaves have fallen, the breeze is chilly… and cold season has arrived. When that sticky cough and sniffly nose hits, you probably cozy up with some hot soup, a box … Continue reading How Does Cold Medicine Work?
Maybe you don’t think much about the 1-2 liters of urine you flush down the toilet every day. But when you send it swirling down the drain, you could be getting rid of liquid gold. … Continue reading The Surprisingly Useful Medicines Hiding in Pee