Autoimmune Diseases

This Is What Your Hair Says About Your Health

Beyond personal style, your hair can be a great indicator of your overall health. From common hair woes to more painful afflictions, the state of your strands and scalp deserves attention. Make the most of your next salon visit and ask your pro to do a thorough scalp and hair scan. The vital check …

Hair

She lost her sight to a rare condition — and became a medical detective

What do you see? That question is so complex it may be impossible to answer. But when Vanessa Potter lost her sight because of a rare condition, she became obsessed with describing the experience of both literal and inner vision.<p>Her new book, “Patient H69,” tracks Potter’s progression from …

Medicine

Fighting against autoimmunity

Novi Ferdiansyah was confused after finding bruises on the body of her 11-year-old daughter, Anisa Fikanolanda.<p>To discover their cause, the …

Fibromyalgia

Here’s What to Eat (and What to Avoid) to Tame Inflammation

Occasional inflammation, like a swollen sprained ankle or painful cut, is healthy. It’s a sign that the body’s immune system is healing injuries and …

Nutrition

Darwis Triadi: Capturing the human spirit through photography

Senior photographer Darwis Triadi, 63, who is mostly known for his fashion and celebrity photography, is currently preparing for his next exhibition, …

Uncensored: A Word from Our Doctors

As goop has grown, so has the attention we receive. We consistently find ourselves to be of interest to many—and for that, we are grateful—but we …

Medicine

The Immunity Reboot

Who has time—or the inclination—to get sick? The primary culprits that suppress our immune systems are well worth knowing, not just for warding off …

Vitamin D

Venus Williams Is Dominating Wimbledon

Here are some facts: Venus Williams beat Johanna Konta today, 6–4, 6–2. Williams hit nineteen winners to nine unforced errors. Coming into the match, nearly half of her first serves and thirty per cent of her second serves had been unreturned. She had lost only one set in the tournament so far.<p>Here …

Tennis

HPV Infection Rates Plummet With Vaccination

Controversy has followed human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines such as Gardasil since their introduction. This is despite study after study that have confirmed their safety and efficacy. Most of this controversy is based not on the real, documented effects of the vaccine; controversy has ridden in on …

Public Health

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Actually Heal Your Gut

When it comes to gut health, we'd like to think we're pretty informed—we've covered the foods to eat and avoid, the telltale signs you may have a gut …

Wellness

Here's How Long It Actually Takes To Heal Your Gut

Gut health is everything. Underlying microbiome and gastrointestinal problems such as leaky gut syndrome, SIBO, and candida overgrowth can be linked …

Celiac Disease

Slideshow: Guide to Autoimmune Diseases

Medicine

Lorde Wants You To Know She Loves Taylor Swift, But 'Squads' Are Weird (UPDATED)

"It was never some exclusive club or secret society."<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Apparently there’s no bad blood between Lorde and Taylor Swift’s squad after all. The singer took to Twitter to address her comments in a lengthy note in which she referred to Swift as a “dear friend” and expressed her frustration about …

Celebrity News

The Reality Of Being In Recovery

"<p>I have tried to write this many times. I am meant to shed some light on what it is like to have a long term condition. But doing that, saying how I got mine and how my life has been since, comes across to me as moaning about something that yes I will probably have to deal with for a long time, but …

Lorde Just Implied She's Not Part Of Taylor Swift's Squad

Wait, I'm confused.<p>Posted on July 07, 2017, 11:33 GMT<p>You may recall that a couple of weeks ago, Lorde said that being friends with Taylor Swift was like "being friends with someone who has an autoimmune disease."<p>Adrian Sanchez-gonzalez / AFP / Getty Images<p>Speaking to The Guardian, Lorde said:<p>It's …

Music

Lorde shuts down rumours that she's no longer in Taylor Swift’s squad

"Go sip a beverage and head out on a walk"<p>Lorde has been forced to shut down rumours that she's no longer in Taylor Swift's squad.<p>The <i>Tennis Court</i> singer has explained that an answer she gave to an interview question got interpreted incorrectly.<p>In an interview with <i>Sunrise's</i> David Koch, Lorde, 20, …

Taylor Swift

Can We All Just Admit That Lorde Hates Taylor Swift Now?

Oh, Lorde!<p>Earlier this month, the singer came under fire when she likened her friendship with Taylor Swift to spending time with someone with an …

Lifestyle

Lorde Says She’s No Longer A Member Of Taylor Swift’s Squad

It appears that one of the most steady fixtures of Taylor Swift’s fabled squad has made her exit. In a recent interview with Sunrise, an Australian television program, Lorde revealed that she and Swift don’t really kick it all that much anymore. “I don’t hang out with these people at all,” she said …

Taylor Swift

Lorde clarifies 'I'm not part of Taylor Swift's squad' comments

A month after comparing her friendship with Tay-Tay to an autoimmune disease, Lorde revealed doesn't hang out with members of Taylor Swift's squad …

Taylor Swift

Lorde hints she's not that close with Taylor Swift: 'I don't hang out with these people'

Lorde and Taylor Swift aren’t really that close, Lorde implied in a new interview.<p>The 20-year-old singer sat down with Sunrise on 7’s David "Kochie” Koch to discuss her new album, “Melodrama,” and being a part of Swift’s close group of pals came up.<p>Kochie asked Lorde what it was like rising to fame …

Music

Lorde Says She's No Longer Part of Taylor Swift's Squad

So who actually is still in the squad?<p>Last month Lorde was forced to apologise after saying that being friends with Taylor Swift like being friends …

Taylor Swift

Watch Lorde Dodge a Taylor Swift Squad Question on Morning TV

It’s peak cringe but also, what does it all mean?<p>If the first rule of squad club is that you don’t talk about squad club, then Lorde is still very much part of Taylor Swift’s squad. Contrary to what most headlines will read today, Lorde did not exactly out herself as a former member of Taylor’s …

Taylor Swift

Did Lorde Just Deactivate Her Taylor Swift Squad Membership?

Lorde isn’t into the whole fame thing. The "Green Light" singer has spoken at length about the pressures of being in the limelight on a number of occasions. So it’s no surprise the 20-year-old would prefer to cut ties from one of the most famous celebrity collectives of all: Taylor Swift’s squad.<p>In …

Taylor Swift

Lorde says she is not part of Taylor Swift's squad

Lorde has spoken about her friendship with Taylor Swift<p>July 07, 2017 - 10:52 CEST<p><b>Lorde</b> has revealed that she is not a member of <b>Taylor Swift'</b>s famous …

Celebrity News

Mutation keeps cells from stopping immune overreactions - Futurity

A new discovery about certain white blood cells could have major implications for treating autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammatory conditions.

Health

New cases of silicosis in Australia linked to bathroom and kitchen stone products

As a young bricky, Chris Parmangos had no idea silica dust rising from the Sydney sandstone and bricks he worked with would cost him his health.<p>Mr …

Medicine

Parkinson's Is An Autoimmune Disease: More Evidence

For many complex diseases, you’ll find that there are a couple of hypotheses floating around them that are hard to prove and hard to disprove: one is …

Neuroscience

Parkinson's As An Autoimmune Disease: More Evidence

For many complex diseases, you’ll find that there are a couple of hypotheses floating around them that are hard to prove and hard to disprove: one is …

Neuroscience

New gene mutations found in white blood cells in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Gene mutations accumulating in cells are typical of the development of cancer. Finnish researchers found that a similar accumulation of mutations …

Biology

What is hematopoietic stem cell transplantation?

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation was first used as a treatment for some types of cancer but is now widely used as a therapy for various …

Medicine