What Is Ulnar Impaction Syndrome?

Ulnar Impaction Syndrome is also referred to by a few other terms. One is Ulnar Abutment and the other term is Ulno Carpal Loading. Notice how all of them have that one word in common: ulna. Very broadly speaking, Ulnar Impaction Syndrome (UIS) is a condition of the area where the arm meets the hand […]

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Are Dimples Genetic? Why Do People Have Dimples?

What do Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Bradley Cooper, Cameron Diaz, Carey Mulligan, Miranda Kerr, and Cheryl Cole have in common? They all have dimples or, as they were originally called, gelasin—a visible indentation anywhere on the skin. To add to that, what do Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Ben Affleck, Sandra Bullock, […]

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Is Prostate Cancer Genetic?

The term “genetics” is heard everywhere these days. And rightfully so! Scientific, technological, and engineering advancements have largely contributed to an advancement in research techniques, which, in turn, has ushered techniques that have helped us better understand our genetic blueprint as part of our family history. And while the human genome has been mapped, we […]

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