The shocking reasons why thousands of young men are resorting to Viagra: With increasing numbers of the under-30s affected by impotence, experts warn that relying on the little blue pills may be masking serious health dangers Recent survey found 18 per cent of 18-24-year-old men had erection difficulties Doctors increasingly aware erectile dysfunction might be
There’s nothing more buzzy than intermittent fasting (IF) when it comes to current weight-loss trends. Tons of celebs tout it as their go-to eating approach to get or stay in shape—including Halle Berry, Jenna Jameson, Jennifer Garner, Stassi Schroeder, and Vanessa Hudgens, to name a few. And the benefits of IF aren’t limited to weight
Maybe you woke up with a mysterious rash. Maybe you spilled something on yourself and now your skin is not happy. Or maybe some other bumpy, itchy, swollen patch of skin has urged you to Google: “Why is my skin so red?” Whatever the reason, you don’t have to search too much further for answers.
Walking: it’s free, it doesn't require fancy footwear and we were born to do it. A stroll benefits our body and brain in an abundance of ways, which is no doubt why Hippocrates called it “man’s best medicine”, but: why exactly is walking so good for us? Walking: We can do it anytime, anywhere.Credit:Getty 1.
Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center—Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC—James) report a discovery that helps scientists understand why some tumors lack immune cell infiltration and are therefore unresponsive to newer PD-1 targeted therapies. PD-1 is a checkpoint protein on T cells, a type of immune
Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California, according to a new study from Michigan State University and the University of California, Merced. Lead author Sidra Goldman-Mellor, a psychiatric epidemiologist at UC Merced, and co-author Claire Margerison, a perinatal epidemiologist at MSU, studied
Raspberries are enjoyable all year long, whether they’re fresh or frozen. These gorgeous gems aren’t just delicious and versatile; they have an impressive nutritional profile that makes them one of the healthiest choices in the produce aisle. Here are 7 health benefits of raspberries, plus simple ways to include both fresh and frozen options into meals and snacks.
Across the country, billboards are popping up suggesting that vaccines can kill children, when the science behind vaccination is crystal clear – vaccinations are extremely safe. Researchers who study the beliefs of anti-vaxxers have found many different reasons, not just religious or political, as to why some parents refuse to get their children vaccinated. As
Con artists, fraudsters and their hapless victims are a staple of the news cycle and hardly a week seems to pass without a story about an e-mail lottery scam or a telephone fraud. Many reading these stories perhaps just raise their eyebrows and shake their heads, wondering how people can be so gullible. There is
Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are obese. This trend is on the upswing and the worldwide population is becoming more obese – which is increasing the risk of other conditions like Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease whose prevalence has doubled globally in the last 30 years. But
Joint pain can be a mild annoyance that crops up just once, or it can be a clue that you may have something a little more serious going on. Here are some of the many reasons you may have joint pain as well as when it may be time to see a doctor. What is
A Deakin University proposal to measure the height and weight of all Australian school children has understandably generated controversy. Some commentators have labelled it misguided, fearing it could encourage kids to “pursue weight loss at any cost”. While there are benefits and downsides of measuring kids’ height and weight at school, the pros outweigh the
It’s not exactly easy to scratch an itch down there, which is why it’s so frustrating when it happens (and sometimes it’s like it comes completely out of nowhere, right?). Vaginal itching can be caused by something as simple as your period products—but in other cases, it can actually be a symptom of a more
If you’re pinching an inch or more, you know the frustration: What’s it take to tame the jiggle in the middle? “When it comes to losing belly fat, there’s a lot of misinformation out there,” says Dr Holly Lofton, an assistant professor of medicine and director of the weight management program at NYU Langone Medical
Belly fat is bad news, and not just because you’d like to show off flatter abs at the beach. More and more research is suggesting that waist size is a bigger risk factor for serious diseases than your overall body fat percentage. The main culprit: Visceral fat, the kind that’s found deep within your abdomen
Nowadays, we have plenty of social networking sites to choose from, and the options seem to be ever expanding. Many people actually hold multiple accounts, which they may use for different purposes. I, for one, use one platform to communicate with friends and family, and another to stay up to date with the most recent
(HealthDay)—Want customized diet advice to make your weight or health goals attainable? Consider working with an RD—a registered dietitian. Not just a luxury for the rich, a registered dietitian has the know-how to create a diet plan for your specific needs—one that will help you safely drop pounds and keep them off. A registered dietitian’s