Throughout Illinois Tech faculty and students are exploring how we can be more healthy as individuals and a society. This research encompass chronic conditions, disease, the environment, food safety, medical devices, medical imaging, mental health, nutrition, and sports.
Health and Wellness
Electroencephalogram (EEG) and marijuana research began in 1969, when a paper proposed that marijuana influences the electrical activity of the brain. Four years later a study was published that proved that claim.
What can we do to ensure that our behavior at the start of a new year—and for most of the rest of the year—is aligned with our best physical and psychological health interests?
It takes a surprisingly small amount of force to induce changes in the protective myelin sheath surrounding brain cells that could lead to an injury.