Mayo Clinic

How To Poop After Your Baby's Born — Because It's Not As Easy As You Might Think

You can file this as item number 9,675 under Universal Challenges No One Talks About That You'll Face After Childbirth. (That's a mouthful, but you …

Pregnancy

Selena Gomez says only 3 to 5 percent chance her lupus will return

Selena Gomez publicly thanked her doctors Monday night as she opened up about her health after undergoing a kidney transplant.<p>The "Wolves" singer, …

Celebrity News

Salmonella poisoning symptoms and warning signs

You’re feeling sick several hours after a tasty meal -- is it just a “food coma,” or a case of salmonella poisoning?<p>If it's the latter, you may feel ill and experience discomfort for several days. Rare cases, however, can be deadly.<p>The problem may stem from your own dinnertable: consuming raw and …

Health

Exact Sciences, We Bid You Farewell

EXAS share price more than quadrupled since the beginning of 2017. Time to take profit.<p>EXAS has generated losses since its inception and expects to …

Cancer

Both of the twins born attached at the head and separated in Philadelphia are finally ready to go home

Just in time for Thanksgiving, a set of twins born attached at the head are headed home from the hospital after over a year, ABC News reported …

Ben Carson

Great News: Sex Probably Won’t Send You Into Cardiac Arrest

A large study confirms that you most likely won't die doing what you love.<p>By<p>Nov 21 2017, 3:26 PM<p>Updated Nov 21 2017, 3:26 PM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Even the …

Medicine

Got heartburn? Here’s how to deal with GERD during Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that revolves around food, but for those suffering with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), getting through the …

Chronic Pain

How To Cope With The Holidays When You Have Social Anxiety

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but they can also be stressful, particularly if you find social gatherings, large crowds, and a busy …

Canadian News

Sight unseen: advanced imaging will solve the greatest mysteries of the human body

An Inside Look<p>If you’ve ever landed in the emergency room with a broken bone, fallen and hit your head, or been pregnant, then you already know how …

Biomedicine

They mailed a dog’s head for rabies testing months ago. It’s still lost in the mail, they say.

Losing a Christmas present or a paycheck in the mail is a headache.<p>Losing a potentially rabid dog head in the mail, though? That’s a nightmare that a …

Medicine

Go The F*ck To Sleep: 5 Negative Effects Of Staying Up Late, As Per Research

Is there really anything more beautiful in this life than getting a good night's <b>sleep</b>? Other than these <b>sexy women</b>, we tend to think not. Problem is, …

Wellness

Mayo Clinic doubles operating income in third quarter, giving ammo to critics of rural hospital cuts

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic more than doubled its operating income in the third quarter to $182 million, up from $86 million in the third …

Health Care

New oral anticoagulant drugs associated with lower kidney risks, Mayo Clinic research shows

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have shown a link between which type of oral anticoagulant (blood-thinning medication) a patient takes to …

Medicine

Was Charles Manson A Psychopath Or Sociopath? Sharon Tate Murderer, Cult Leader, Dies At 83

Was Charles Manson, who died aged 83, a psychopath or a sociopath? The murder mastermind left a legacy of horror. Members of his “family” cult killed …

Crime

Loving Dad Pens Comic Book For His Son Starring a Superhero Who Has Down Syndrome

A loving father created his own comic to give his son with disabilities a superhero he could see as himself.<p>After his son, Ollie, was born with Down …

Autism

How a surprise diagnosis changed this Anderson DJ's life

Stevie Jones got one bad surprise after another in a visit to the hospital.<p>He had diabetes. Surprise.<p>He was born with only one kidney. Surprise.<p>Ten …

Business

Don't let shingles get you the way it got me

Shingles tried to kill me. Like an insidious invading army, the virus that more commonly causes chickenpox in children attacked the right side of my head, leaving me permanently deaf in my right ear. Shingles almost destroyed my voice box, too, and it caused my right eyelid and lower lip to …

Health

A standing desk isn’t going to help you lose a lot of weight

From the Apple Watch to standing desks, a number of products attempt to get users to stand more and sit less. But how many more calories do you burn, and can this help you lose weight?<p>A new study set out to answer these questions by analyzing data from nearly 50 previous studies on the topic. The …

News (U.S.)

On With His Head! Doctor Says He'll Perform First Head Transplant.

The guillotine may be coming back with a vengeance.<p>Why, you may ask? Here's why: On Friday, an Italian doctor announced he will perform the first …

Conservative View

Jesse Jackson has Parkinson's disease—here is what the diagnosis means

Civil rights leader and politician Jesse Jackson announced on Friday that he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's is a …

Parkinson's Disease

A Wish Realized: Genetic testing solves a family medical mystery

Stacey, Brandon and Jordyn LaMont<p>By Susan Buckles and Colin Fly<p>Amid baby babble, Jordyn LaMont’s eyes grow wide with excitement as she spots her …

Medicine

WHY IS MY 4-5 SKEW?

Have you ever wondered whether that curve in your penis is normal? If it's causing pain or affecting your sex life, you may be suffering from …

News (South Africa)

Mayo Clinic Minute: Amazon Alexa offers Mayo Clinic First Aid

Amazon Alexa is giving voice to the first-aid information on mayoclinic.org.<p>Mayo Clinic has introduced a voice-driven software application – what …

Medicine

Is coffee good or bad for us? Doctor dispels popular coffee misconceptions

•Could coffee actually be good for us? Dr. Hensrud tells reporter Anne Halliwell it's important to differentiate between coffee and the caffeine that …

Canadian News

How Tom Cotton brought ACA repeal back to life

<b>HOW TOM COTTON BROUGHT OBAMACARE REPEAL BACK TO LIFE —</b> The Arkansas senator was squarely behind Senate Republicans' surprise move to repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate in their tax plan, proposing to plow the savings into more tax cuts.<p>Senate leadership originally dismissed Cotton's early …

Health Care

Why Your Palms Are So Sweaty and How to Make It Stop

Everyone’s palms sweat at some point or another. That’s just human nature. Even so, people aren't usually stoked to have sweaty palms, especially …

Skin Care

Not your mom’s probiotic: Google-backed Evelo teams up with Mayo Clinic on bug drugs

Google-backed Evelo is joining forces with the Mayo Clinic to develop and sell certain gut bugs as medicine.<p>You read that right. Evelo’s research is …

Medicine

The truth about having sex while pregnant

Nine months would, for many people, be a long time to go without sex. Understandably, the prospect of such an extended dry spell may make the newly …

Pregnancy

These Two Exercises Can Keep You Fit for Life, According to a Doctor

Repeat after us: Exercise is good for you. That almost goes without saying by now, right? Aside from helping you lose weight, research has also shown …

Health

FDA Nod For Breast Cancer Combo Therapy, RARE Scripts History, EDAP Disappoints

Today's Daily Dose brings you news about FDA approval of Faslodex-Verzenio combo for advanced breast cancer; EDAP's disappointing Q3 results; …

Cancer