Health

Early fetal phase linked to cardiac risk factors

Early fetal phase linked to cardiac risk factors

By Ilaria Ceglia Occasionally here at The Incubator, we like review an empirical article from the scientific literature that is openly accessible to all of our readers. This post reviews the following article: Jaddoe, V. W., de Jonge, L. L., Hofman, A., Franco, O. H., Steegers, […]

Cut-up girls experience more.

Cut-up girls experience more.

written by Danielle Sonnenberg Bodies sell products. Open any magazine in America and you will see parts of bodies used to sell everything from shoes to Coca-Cola.  An advertisement for Tom Ford perfume shows a bottle of perfume between a woman’s breasts; a fashion spread […]

Podcast: Menopause and Mental Health

Podcast: Menopause and Mental Health

This episode we talk with Beth Waters of the McEwen Laboratory about menopause, and how estrogen affects the brain in mice. Beth takes us through her research and its implications, not only in women, but in understanding the brain in general, and how it reacts […]

Hard Paste Problems

Hard Paste Problems

By Nadia Jaber I was 18 when I found out that I was one of millions on the path to cardiovascular disease. My high cholesterol levels left me to begrudgingly curb my cheese addiction and, even worse, work out. We all know that eating right and […]

Butterflies in the Stomach

Butterflies in the Stomach

By Gabriel Gasque With the first bite, the crisp pungency of chopped raw onion and the refreshing and aromatic flavor of cilantro were liberated in my mouth. You can take for granted those flavors in any street taco in Mexico City. Yet, here I was, […]