The power of Music

Music is a universal human trait. It has always been viewed from an aesthetic perspective but its healing power has been documented in various traditions of music across the world. One of these main traditions is known as Indian Classical Music(ICM) and is one of the oldest forms of music. It dates back to the [...]

The dangers of Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that comes from the sun and man-made sources like tanning beds. Our current concerns with UV radiation are the rays that come from the sun. Over the past couple decades, humans have been using products which result in ozone layer depletion. This decreases our atmosphere’s natural [...]

Alzheimers disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. This disease is the number one cause of dementia- a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. The early signs of the disease may be forgetting recent events or conversations and not [...]

Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery are types of surgical procedures that are done using robotic systems. They allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible with conventional techniques. It is usually associated with minimally invasive surgery — procedures performed through tiny incisions. In addition, it allows surgeons to [...]

The effects of cognitive load and optical flow on antagonist leg muscle co-activation during walking for young and older adults

Aging brings a progressive decline of balance and mobility. As people age, it is important that they walk efficiently and safely to maintain their independence and reduce their risk of falling, a major cause of injury and death among older adults. This study was conducted to see which external factors have more of an influence [...]