Personal Health

The intestine makes sure that we feel sated

Usually, it is assumed that a full stomach gives a feeling of satiety and we stop eating. Experiments on mice show, however, that the elongation of the intestine plays a much larger role in appetite regulation. A large network of nerve endings monitors the contents of the stomach and intestines and sends signals to the […]

Kids Health

Demi Moore's Reasoning Behind THAT Nude Pregnancy Shoot

Seasons change, fashions go out of style, but there’s one image that will forever remain iconic: Demi Moore’s 1991 nude Vanity Fair cover photo. You probably know the one. In it, Moore wraps an arm around her breasts, pregnant belly and rear exposed, as she holds her head up high; her pixie cut, allowing everyone […]

Personal Health

Beyoncé's Dad Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis—and the Symptom That Caught His Attention

Mathew Knowles, father of singers Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Solange Knowles, revealed his breast cancer diagnosis in a new interview and first-person account with Good Morning America Wednesday—and is using his platform to urge other men to get tested for the disease.  Knowles, a 67-year-old music executive, explained that the first symptom he experienced was seeing spots […]

Health News

7 Sex Positions That are Even Better with Sex Toys

When bringing sex toys into the bedroom, you don’t want to overthink it, but there are logistics to consider — namely, what sex positions you should use them with. Not all sex positions pair seamlessly with all sex toys. For example, if you’re engaging in a little penetrative missionary, throwing a dildo in the mix […]

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Researchers isolate switch that kills inactive HIV

Using genetic sequencing, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have identified a principal cellular player controlling HIV reproduction in immune cells which, when turned off or deleted, eliminates dormant HIV reservoirs. “This is one of the key switches that the HIV field has been searching for three decades to find,” said Tariq […]