When we think of travel, we typically think of far-away gorgeous places and longed-for relaxation. A cocktail? A beach? A historic cobblestone street? Really, the world is your oyster. But when your travel necessitates being away from your kids — regardless of whether it’s for work or pleasure — it becomes significantly more complicated. How
(HealthDay)—Sorry, new moms, although you’ve already waited at least nine months, it’s not time for a glass of wine just yet: New research suggests it might be best for baby’s brain to wait until you’ve stopped breast-feeding. That’s because exposure to alcohol in breast milk was linked to a reduction in thinking and reasoning skills
An academic medical center’s weight-loss surgery program greatly lowered its rates of several postoperative complications, including rehospitalization in the first month, surgical site and urinary tract infections, and bleeding, despite almost doubling its surgical volume over five years. Results of this multiyear quality improvement project were presented today at the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Exercise is great for your bod (duh), but making certain mistakes can cause you to break out, develop a rash, or worse. Here are the most common ways your fitness routine might mess with your skin—and how to deal. Skin Infections Caused By Dirty Gym Equipment With so many people using the same exercise machines every
There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who eat to live and those who live to eat. And the queen is absolutely not the latter. So you can imagine she has a few food rules she and the rest of the royal family must abide by, including self-proclaimed foodie and the newest
Treating severe skin conditions with UV light rather than creams, pills and injections could save the NHS millions of pounds while improving patient outcomes, according to a new University of Dundee study. Dr. John Foerster and colleagues from the University’s School of Medicine found the annual per-patient cost of filtered UV light treatment, known as
Last month, Erich Voigt, MD, an ear, nose and throat surgeon in New York, was watching TV, tuned in to HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt. But instead of checking out the tropical homes, he was drawn to show guest Nicole McGuinness. After noticing an unusual lump on the 32-year-old’s neck, he sent a Facebook message with an alarming warning.
New research on Google trends data presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, Austria (23-26 May) shows that over time, searches using the terms weight loss have increased, while those using the word obesity have decreased, potentially suggesting a normalisation of obesity in society. The study is by Dr. Aditya S. Pawar