Oskar Igelström

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Man Receives World's First Successful Penis Transplant In South Africa

Doctors in South Africa have performed the world’s first successful penis transplant on a 21-year-old man who lost his penis after a botched …

The Science Behind Losing Weight: How To Slim Down Or Build Muscle With Science

Like a lot of people, you’ve probably made it a point to start working toward your ideal physique, especially with summer right around the corner. …

Online Dating Dos And Don'ts: It All Comes Down To Your Screen Name, Photo, And Headline

Your online name begins with the letter <i>S</i>? Loser! At least that’s what researchers from Queen Mary University of London say after completing their …

Young Blood May Reverse Aging: 'GDF11,' Youth Protein, Keeps Brain Young And Strong

The key to eternal youth is not in bizarre beauty treatments, cosmetic procedures, or facial creams; it may lie in young blood. Although this may …

What Women Want: Reputation More Important Than Facts For Women Hearing About Men's Traits

A recent study has found that women took information more seriously when it was presented to them in a negative manner, even if the facts were …

Rape Case Dropped In UK Because The Female Victim Was Wearing Spanx

Following a noticeable drop in the number of rape convictions among courts in the United Kingdom, Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, …

Sex Sent Me To The ER: Couple's Vibrator Use At Supermarket Causes Woman To Slip And Hit Head

Couples may go to great lengths to please their partners and satisfy their utmost sexual desires. One valiant young couple, Ashley and Dennis, …

Asthma Sufferers, Even Those Who Do Not Take Oral Corticosteroids, Can Still Be Affected By Bone Density Loss

Oral corticosteroids are considered the most effective medication for treating asthma; however, certain side effects have been reported during the …

FDA Approves New Sleep Apnea Device; Electricity Keeps Airways Open Without Disturbing You

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new mask-less sleep apnea device that works by zapping airways open with an electrical current. The …

CDC: 5 Things Cause Two-Thirds Of All Deaths In The US, And Most Are Unpreventable

A new analysis released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows between 2008 and 2010, there were roughly 900,000 deaths caused …

Our Ability To Smell Genders Is Based On Both Our Biological Sex and Sexual Orientation

Taking flowery perfumes and dirty gym socks out of the picture, is it possible to distinguish a man from a woman using nothing other than your nose? …

Don't Feel The Burn: 5 Best Remedies To Cool Your Tongue After Eating Spicy Food

If you like to add extra jalapeños to your hot dog, habanero peppers to your tacos, and some Sriracha to just about everything you eat, you’ve most …

Stem Cell-Based Sperm Successfully Created From Skin Of Infertile Men: A Scientific First

In a revolutionary experiment, scientists were able to create sperm in a laboratory using the skin of infertile men.<p>Researchers extracted pluripotent …

Memory Loss Due To Injury May Be Restorable With New Military Technology, But Is It Ethical?

A brain implant able to restore memories lost to injury seems like something out of a sci-fi blockbuster, but <i></i>it may soon be a reality. Researchers …

Can Divorce Be Contagious? Theory Of ‘Divorce Clustering’ Says You’ll Lose Interest When Friends Do

We like to think, perhaps naïvely, that romance is a cozy bubble of safety. Our eyes are closed, our ears drowning out the rest of the world, and our …

Weight Loss Tips: 6 Easy Ways To Lose Weight Without Dieting Or Exercising

The advice we often hear for losing weight is to eat less and exercise more, but we all know this is easier said than done. A strict diet regimen can …

Is 'Finger Trap' The New Thigh Gap? Test Based On Face Shape Uses Index Finger To Assess Beauty

Women and men alike have their fair share of self-doubting moments when it comes to physical appearance. Some may even take it to an extreme, …

Is Our Taste In Romantic Partners A Product Of The Environment Or Our Biology?

Most people can easily say what physical features they find attractive, but they may have trouble explaining exactly why they prefer these traits. …

Is Autism Caused By The Environment? Just As Much As Genes, Scientists Say

Though genetics are really important in determining autism, it's not all about your genes: Environmental factors play a significant (but largely …

What Your Nose Knows About Your Health

If you thought your nose existed purely for picking and smelling, you’re wrong. The nose — aside from being able to do cool things like detect one …

Honing In On The Fountain Of Youth: A Deeper Understanding Of Telomeres Sheds Light On Aging And Cancer

Scientists have come one step closer to answering how we age and how we develop cancer thanks to the collaborative efforts of Arizona State …

Teachers' Scare Tactics Don’t Work: Kids Whose Teachers Motivated Them With Fear Had Lower Test Scores

Schools and teachers are constantly under pressure to meet certain standards when it comes to test scores. And as the 2014 school year comes to an …

Your Sex Toys Can Spread HPV, Even If You Clean Them

Shared sex toys between two women and between women and men could have traces of the human papillomavirus even after they’ve been cleaned. According …

Stop Slouching: Poor Posture Can Create Abnormal Spine Alignment And Drain Your Body Of Energy

By now, we have all heard about the dangers of sitting for too long, but we may not know that standing off-balance can be just as detrimental to our …

Blood Of Oldest Woman In The World Reveals Secrets Of Longevity, Suggests We Can Live Longer

It seems that 500 years after the death of Juan Ponce de Leon, science may have just discovered the mysterious fountain of youth. Only it’s not a …

Medical Marijuana Laws Have Not Increased Use Of Pot Among Teenagers — So Far

Currently, 21 states and Washington, D.C. permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, with advocates touting its ability to relieve symptoms …

'Beezin',' The New Way To Get High: Kids Are Applying Burt's Bees Lip Balm To Their Eyes

Teens are finding a new way to use lip balm, and it’s not the way you think. It’s called “Beezin',” a new craze where kids apply Burt’s Bees natural …

Samuel L. Jackson Has A Very Important Message For All The Men Out There: 'Check Your Balls'

Actor Samuel L. Jackson has issued an all too important public service announcement for men regarding testicular cancer. The message? “Check your …

Fat Bottomed Girls: Women With Wide Hips More Sexually Active Due To Confidence Bestowed By Evolution

Women with wide hips have been the object of desire for men since the beginning of time, as evolutionary psychology suggests, because wide hips are …

Sleep Deprivation Can Lead To Early Death: Take This 59-Second Sleep Test To Find Out If You Should Be Getting More Z’s

Sleep deprivation is a public health epidemic causing a number of everyday difficulties, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. …