Sleepy Time

Humans spend a third of their life sleeping (25 years or more).  Isn’t that amazing to think about?  Humans can survive longer without food than they can without sleep.  In 1894, Russian scientist Marie Mikhaïlovna de Manacééne conducted one of the earliest experiments on extreme sleep deprivation. She found that when she deprived puppies of…

The Birth Control App?!

It seems there is an app for everything in this day and age, doesn’t it?  This month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proclaimed its endorsement of Natural Cycles, the first-ever digital birth control for women age 18 and older, which graphs a patient’s fertility so that she knows which days to avoid intercourse.  Created…