Sideeffects

Bayer Pulls Controversial Birth Control Device That Sparked Thousands of Lawsuits

Bayer announced Friday that it will no longer sell a controversial, permanent form of birth control that thousands of women say led to serious …

Contraception

Premature ejaculation - Diagnosis and treatment

Diagnosis<p>In addition to asking about your sex life, your doctor will ask about your health history and might do a physical exam. If you have both …

Muscle

5 Steps To A More Productive Time At Work

If you work in a traditional office environment, chances are, you spend most of the time sitting at your desk. Some people have outside meetings, errands to run and other reasons to move around during the day, but to those who don’t, staying physically active (which is tied to productivity) at work …

Note-Taking

The Most Famous Loch Ness Monster Photo Is A Toy Submarine

Quick, picture the Loch Ness Monster. If your Ritalin-addled brain didn't jump straight to <i>South Park</i>, you probably thought of exactly this …

Loch Ness

Code style rules that are actually useful

Warning: The following is just a long rant about things I do that help me write decent code that works (at least on my machine).<p>Let's start with a …

Programming

Excessive sweating is real and there's a new drug to treat it

Run a mile in the heat of the summer and you may get a sense of what some people with excessive sweating deal with every day.<p>Fortunately, there will soon be a new treatment option available.<p>The FDA recently approved Qbrexza (glycopyrronium), a once-daily topical treatment, for primary axillary …

Dry Skin

Could Hemp Oil Be The Solution For Your Ocular Migraines?

If you've ever experienced the flashes of light, blind spots, and decreased vision that can precede a migraine, you know they are a scary and …

Wellness

Why we itch, and why it’s so hard to stop

It’s as much a part of enjoying the warm summer months as camping, swimming, or sipping a glass of wine on the patio: The horrible high-pitched whine and the bite of the mosquito. And after the bite comes the worst part: the itch.<p>After millennia of dealing with the scourge of mosquitoes, you might …

Dry Skin

10 FDA-Approved Drugs Researched Less Than Cannabis

It is a bizarre world, the United States drug market. Although the federal government, specifically the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, must first …

Cannabis

SDCC: Humanity is its own undoing on FOX's 'The Passage'

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Henry Ian Cusick, Saniyya Sidney and more promote new FOX show <i>The Passage</i> at SDCC 2018.<p><i>The Passage</i> on FOX tracks the end of the …

The 100

Ultrasound used to treat dementia in mice

Scientists are reporting success in using ultrasound to treat cognitive dysfunction in mice with simulated vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease, …

Dementia

New bride suffers devastating stroke caused by side effects of contraceptive pill

A young woman suffered a stroke brought on by the contraceptive pill just days after returning from honeymoon.<p>Sarah Revill-Dews has had to learn how …

Contraception

Stool Softener Side Effects

Constipation can cause the stool in the colon and rectum to become dry and hard, making it uncomfortable to have a bowel movement. Stool softeners …

Digestion

Bursa Injection

What is bursa injection?<p>Bursa injection can help soothe joint pain caused by arthritis, bursitis and other painful inflammatory diseases.<p>A bursa is a …

Cleveland Clinic

Getting real: CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing causes lots of mutations

A British study shows that gene editing does not work as well as previously assumed. Experiments using the cells of mice and humans resulted in …

Genetics

For a #FutureReadyMe

Slouched on the bean bag, Sindhu wonders “How will it be?” Mindlessly playing on her iPad, she looks at her bestie and says, “Harish, do you think we …

Entrepreneurship

Roseanne Says She Was Fired for Political Reasons, Thought Valerie Jarrett Was White

Comedian Roseanne Barr this week continued her attempt to publicly defend herself against widespread allegations of racism. As The Western Journal …

Donald Trump

Bike Advocacy’s Blind Spot

The biking community is overwhelmingly concerned with infrastructure. For urban anthropologist Adonia Lugo, that’s an equity problem.<p>Adonia Lugo grew up in a Latino <i>barrio</i> of Orange County, California, as a biracial child of a Mexican father and a white American mother. Growing up, she felt a …

Urban Design

The Aswan High Dam - the Eighth Wonder of the World

A Panorama of Aswan Dam<p>On July 21, 1970, the construction of the <b>Egyptian Aswan High Dam</b> was completed. A key objective of the Egyptian Government …

Science

U.S. FDA Approves Pfizer’s Biosimilar NIVESTYM™ (filgrastim-aafi) | Seeking Alpha

NIVESTYM™, a biosimilar to Neupogen® (filgrastim), is Pfizer’s fourth biosimilar to be approved by the FDA<p>NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc. …

Inflammation

From AngularJS to Vue.js, CommonJS and Jest

The trials and tribulations of kicking off an AngularJS -> Vue.js migration<p>AngularJS was pretty groundbreaking. It’s still impressive to this day, …

JavaScript

Quiz: What's Your Probiotics IQ?

Wellness

Dementia research is '40 years behind cancer advances'

Dementia research is '40 years behind cancer advances because of a stigma over calling it a medical condition'<p><b>Stigma has delayed kind of revolutions</b> …

Dementia

How Trump's Fed Attacks Pose A Problem For Investors

Today, President Trump has weighed in on interest rate policy. In a CNBC interview with Joe Kernen this morning, he said, when asked about rising rates. “I don’t necessarily agree with it. I’m not thrilled.” “However, at the same time, I’m letting them [the Fed] do what they feel is best.” So …

Federal Reserve

China puts new leukemia drug to clinical tests

Chinese researchers are submitting a new leukemia drug for clinical trials, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.<p>The new drug HYML-122 was …

News (China)

Pink'uns

<i>A shorter version of this article is published by the</i> Financial Times. <i>See this guide to our recent coverage of pink wines.</i><p>One of the great side …

Wine

FDA Uses New Process to Approve Ribociclib Extensions

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has used a new process to approve extensions to the use of a drug for treatment of breast cancer, …

Medicine

E. coli outbreak sickens 8 in Norway; officials search for source

Norwegian authorities are investigating possible sources of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 which has affected eight people.<p>Folkehelseinstituttet …

Environmental Health

Pop Culture and AI: How Media Is Reshaping Public Perceptions

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI), what do you envision? Depending on what generation you were born into, you might think of HAL 9000’s glowing red eye from <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, or you might think of the surprisingly humanlike Ava from <i>Ex Machina.</i> Or, if you’re knee-deep in AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Achaogen Launches ZEMDRI(TM) (plazomicin), a Once-Daily Aminoglycoside for use in complicated Urinary Tract Infections (cUTI)

-- ZEMDRI now available for ordering in the U.S. --<p>-- ZEMDRI demonstrated in vitro microbiological activity against pathogens designated by the CDC …

Medicine