Health News

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Hip operation rationing is so cruel

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Hip operation rationing is so cruel, it makes people like my gran suicidal Until a hip starts hurting, you don’t appreciate quite how much you depend on it to function. As your joint becomes increasingly worn or damaged, everything becomes painful. Walking hurts. Sitting hurts. Standing up hurts. Even lying […]

Personal Health

Medical Cannabis is pregnancy possible?

The Weed growing is mothers definitely discouraged. But what if a woman with a medically justified Cannabis medication is pregnant? The Pharmaceutical newspaper has asked the professional Association of women doctors. "Scientific studies on the use of medical Cannabis in pregnancy and the long-term effects of this treatment on the child exist nicht", the Association […]

Kids Health

Chanel Iman Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Sterling Shepard

Back-to-back babies! Chanel Iman is pregnant with her and Sterling Shepard’s second child 12 months after welcoming their daughter, Cali, Us Weekly confirms. The couple have been dating since 2016 and got engaged two years later. “A night full of tears of happiness,” the model, 28, wrote on Instagram after the New York Giants player, 26, proposed […]

Health News

Boy, six, is diagnosed with testicular cancer

Boy, six, is diagnosed with testicular cancer after his mother noticed one of his testicles was bigger than the other in the bath Jake Barksby, from Nottinghamshire, was diagnosed with the disease on June 4 Figures show only eight children under the age of nine are diagnosed each year His 35-year-old mother saw that one […]

Health News

3D scan is the smart way to target tiny prostate tumours

3D scan is the smart way to target tiny prostate tumours A pioneering two-in-one scanning system can detect prostate cancer accurately New technique provides detailed images, allowing doctors to see suspect areas  A study compared the new SmartTarget system with the standard MRI Both techniques picked up tumours the other didn’t, suggesting a combination of […]

Health News

Why Communication is Still the Sexiest Sex Act

Whether it’s sexting with your partner, plotting your next rendezvous, or talking dirty in the heat of the moment, communicating with the person you’re tangoing with can be the sexiest part of the dance. Unfortunately, communication has gotten a bad name. Some people think it’s boring or that it gets in the way of the […]

Health News

Vitamin D is not linked to low blood pressure in older adults

Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College have shown in the largest study to-date that vitamin D is not associated with low blood pressure on standing (orthostatic hypotension) in older adults. Their findings have been published recently in the prestigious journal Hypertension. Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is a common chronic condition […]

Pet Care

Is It Safe for Your Furry Friend to Join You Poolside?

blog_apcc-pools_071619_main.jpg With summer weather comes the opportunity for our families (including our furry friends) to spend more quality time outdoors. Waterside activities are summertime favorites for beating the heat, but the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants to make sure we’re keeping our animal buddies safe before taking the plunge. Bring Drinking Water blog_apcc-pools_071619_body1.jpg Water play […]

Health Problems

Candida auris is a new drug-resistant fungus emerging globally

Early identification of Candida auris, a potentially deadly fungus that causes bloodstream and intra-abdominal infections, is the key to controlling its spread. Its emergence has highlighted gaps in fungal identification capacity in the U.S. and around the world, and physicians should be on alert for risk factors. A commentary is published in Annals of Internal […]