Sahasra Pokkunuri

And…I’m back! After a 7-month hiatus, I can confidently say I’m ready to write again! In this mini-article, I wanted to update everyone on a few things regarding a potential upload schedule and future articles.

Firstly, I finally have a set upload schedule! …

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Have you ever experienced a muscle strain? Painful, right?

You might’ve experienced a muscle strain while sleeping, practicing a sport, or even falling in an uncomfortable position. We know that muscle strains occur when a muscle is torn or overstretched, but an important thing to consider is the anatomy behind…

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A splitting headache that continues non-stop. A weakness in the muscles and being unable to walk a small distance. Feeling abnormally sleepy at random periods of the day.

For many individuals with glioblastoma (a type of brain tumor), these symptoms were generally dismissed as the body feeling generally unwell. Even…

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Imagine that your family had a history of muscular dystrophy, a fatal condition characterized by the weakening of the muscles and is more common in men. If you had a male child, you might be concerned for his health and would want confirmation to determine whether he has muscular dystrophy.

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Did you know that the body contains 37.2 trillion cells?

I know what came to my mind when I discovered this crazy fact. In other words, I was absolutely mind-blown that our body contains such a gigantic number of individual cells. It’s truly a wonder to consider how these cells…

Self-confidence is a critical quality that everyone needs to make an impact on society. Regardless of the career path you’re interested in, you need at least some degree of self-confidence to gain respect and even influence from those around you (Image by Getty Images/iStockPhoto).

“If you don’t have any confidence, you’re not going to do anything.”
— Stefon Diggs

Diggs presents quite an accurate reflection on self-confidence with respect to humanity. Without any self-confidence, we will never have the capacity to complete the risky tasks that make us truly sensational.

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As important as it is to maintain healthy sleeping habits, many people have difficulty doing so because of other external factors (work, school, etc). If that’s the case, what is sleep really and why is it so important (Image by Depositphotos)?

Sleep is important, and there’s no denying it. Regardless of the amount you typically get, not sleeping is the equivalent of neglecting your bodily needs. …

Sahasra Pokkunuri

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