The Fourth State of Matter Could Scrub Viruses From The Air

The Fourth State of Matter Could Scrub Viruses From The Air

Getting sick and having absolutely no way to prevent it from happening: not ideal. While the medical community has made huge strides in understanding how pathogens cause disease and developing treatments to fight against infection, detecting airborne viruses and preventing them from entering our bodies remains unreasonably difficult. And by difficult, I mean virtually impossible,…

Tourette Syndrome: What Makes People Tic?

Tourette Syndrome: What Makes People Tic?

[INTRO ♪] When I say Tourette’s, you might picture someone swearing, like, explosively. Like, fountains of colorful four letter words, in response to…like, nothing. This is called coprolalia, which comes from the Greek words that mean “poop” and “talk,” which I guess is fitting. And it’s one of the most obvious symptoms of Tourette’s, but…

Developmental Language Disorder – Boys Town National Research Hospital Web

Developmental Language Disorder – Boys Town National Research Hospital Web

DLD stands for Developmental Language Disorder. It’s a fairly common problem. It affects about 7% of the population and the term itself describes a difficulty learning to talk and understand language. The problem is often evident in early childhood but it follows you into adulthood. Even as young children these people can talk. They can…