One in five Americans has an STD: CDC

According to 2018 data, one in five people in the United States probably carries a sexually transmitted infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. On any given day in 2018, nearly 68 million people had a sexually transmitted disease, according to the new CDC report. There were 26 million new cases that […]

LOL! Why Kristen Bell Says She Has ‘Officially Failed as a Parent'

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard may not be comfortable with sharing photos of their daughters, Lincoln and Delta, but the couple have been more than forthcoming about their experiences as parents. Scroll to revisit every time the pair delivered a dose of real talk about raising kids. In order to view the gallery, please allow […]

Discovery of a new form of a brain protein has clinical implications

A new study by University at Buffalo researchers has revealed that the absence of a single interaction within a brain receptor reduces its activity. The discovery advances the understanding of how certain brain diseases arise, and could lead to developing precision medicines for treating them. The study was published Dec. 31 in Proceedings of the […]

Why Alicia Silverstone's Son Bear's Haircut Has Been a 'Hard Adjustment'

Growing up! Alicia Silverstone gushed about her 9-year-old son Bear’s haircut one month after he buzzed his long locks. Yoga! Baths! Alicia Silverstone’s Best Quotes About Raising Son Bear “It was down to his waist,” the actress, 44, told Access Hollywood on Monday, December 14. “He buzzed it. He took it off. I saved [the […]

Has quality suffered in the rush to publish COVID-19 research?

Rapid dissemination of information should not come at the expense of quality, ethical standards or oversight, according to the authors of a Perspective published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia. “Medical publishing uses peer review to provide independent and critical assessment to verify data integrity, validity of interpretations, and confidence in conclusions,” wrote […]

HCQ has no significant impact on heart rhythm in lupus patients, even those with CKD

New research shows that adults with lupus who take the antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, do not have any differences in their corrected QT (QTc) intervals, an electrocardiogram (EKG) measurement of the heart’s electrical signals, even if they have chronic kidney disease (CKD), a complication of lupus that can be associated with increased levels of the medication. […]