Health Problems

Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer: study

Exposure to glyphosate—the world’s most widely used, broad-spectrum herbicide and the primary ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup—increases the risk of some cancers by more than 40 percent, according to new research from the University of Washington. Various reviews and international assessments have come to different conclusions about whether glyphosate leads to cancer in humans. The […]

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Scientists gain new insight on triggers for preterm birth

A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have gained new insight on a poorly-understood key player in the timing of labor and delivery. This new information brings scientists closer to being able to prevent preterm births. This study is in Scientific Reports. According to the […]

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How Heavy Drinking Might Boost Your Appetite for Alcohol

MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 — Binge and heavy drinking may trigger DNA changes that make your booze cravings worse, a new study says. “We found that people who drink heavily may be changing their DNA in a way that makes them crave alcohol even more,” said senior study author Dipak Sarkar. He directs the endocrine […]

Kids Health

Sexy & Comfortable Lingerie for New Moms

So, you just birthed a baby. Congrats! You’re pretty much guaranteed to be dealing with a ton of shifts right now — in your schedule, your emotions and definitely your body. Maybe you’re dealing with breastfeeding or vulva stitches or a C-section scar or postpartum depression or all of the above (hopefully not all of […]

Health Problems

New tuberculosis drug may shorten treatment time for patients

A new experimental antibiotic for tuberculosis has been shown to be more effective against TB than isoniazid, a decades-old drug which is currently one of the standard treatments. In mouse studies, the new drug showed a much lower tendency to develop resistance, and it remains in the tissues where the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria reside for […]

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Patient Tested for Ebola at Philadelphia Hospital

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 — Preliminary results from a patient being tested for Ebola suggest that the patient has another condition, say officials at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. “Proper protocols and precautions will remain in place to ensure the safety of all of our patients and staff,” P.J. Brennan, M.D., […]