The REAL reason why men cheat

Men have revealed the real reason why they cheat on their partners, and it’s not what many women might expect. Many people assume that cheaters look for a bit on the side because they are...

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Post-traumatic stress disorder occurs after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, though not everyone that experiences or witnesses such an event is affected by the condition. New genetic research may now explain...

Is It Strep Throat? Pictures and Symptoms

Strep throat is a painful condition that often affects children and some adults in the winter and spring months. The condition is just one of the many that can affect the throat. According to a...

Childhood Diseases: Measles, Mumps, & More

The Facts on Childhood Illnesses There are so many childhood diseases, infectious and noninfectious, that it would be impossible to list them all here. However, we will introduce some of the most common ones, including...

Every question you ever had about penises (but were too afraid to ask)

Most men have no cause for concern, points out Dr Anand Patel By Anand Patel Humans are pretty well-endowed. Well, if you compare them to apes at least. Only the chimpanzee has a longer penis, and no...

Peau d’Orange: Causes and Treatment

Written by Silvana MontoyaReviewed by Euna Chi, MD Peau d'orange is a French term, meaning "orange peel" or "orange skin." It is used to describe a medical symptom whereby the skin becomes thick and pitted...

First litter of ‘test tube’ puppies born in the USA

Cornell University has announced the birth of seven healthy puppies, conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF). It is a scientific breakthrough decades in the making, and a possible lifeline for endangered species. The seven puppies...

Pregnancy protein could treat geriatric diseases

by Andrew Spence, The Lead Australia A powerful protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to treat and prevent a range of age-related disorders such as Alzheimer's, arthritis and heart disease. The...

Major genetic study confirms that many genes contribute to risk for Tourette’s syndrome

by Massachusetts General Hospital A meta-analysis of multiple studies into the genetic background of Tourette's syndrome (TS)—a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by chronic involuntary motor and vocal tics—finds that variants in hundreds of genes, working in combination,...

Can You Have Sex With A Yeast Infection?

What to do when you’ve got a bakery down below... By Jessica Migala Welp, you have a yeast infection. The burning and itching is annoying AF, and now you can’t even have sex, right? Surprise! Sex isn't totally...

Genital Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

Written by Brian WuReviewed by Suzanne Falck, MD, FACP Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin disease that is marked by raised, red, scaly patches on the skin area. The condition can occur anywhere on the body,...

Pixelated hair is the new balayage, apparently

February 19, 2015 - Livia Gamble We know we're in the digital age when pixels are being coloured into hair. The ombre look has officially been dubbed "so 2014" and the beauty world is making...

Septicemia: Know the Facts

Septicemia is a medical emergency. It needs urgent treatment in hospital. Anyone who becomes ill after an infection should get medical help straight away. This is especially important for people who are more vulnerable to...

What Are Eyelash Mites—And How Do You Know If You Have Them?

Spoiler alert: You probably do. By Aryelle Siclait Heads up, there are two types of bugs that can take up residence on your eyelashes. But before you run to the mirror and start inspecting your eyes, take a beat—those...

Couples’ Sleeping Position Talks about Quality of Relationship

The position couples sleep in says a lot about their romantic relationships, according to a new finding. The research carried out by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire discovered that people's preferred sleeping position gives...

Skin-Like Discharge During Pregnancy: What Is It?

All pregnant women experience vaginal discharge. Here's why you shouldn't panic (but don't ignore it either). MOST POPULAR By Jenae Sitzes Vaginal discharge is not only harmless but a pretty crucial part of having a vagina: it helps...

What is a Telangiectasia and Should I Be Worried?

Telangiectasias are small, broken, or widened blood vessels found near the surface of the skin or mucous membranes. They typically appear as fine pink or red lines and will whiten when under pressure. Once the...

Users Bemoan e-Cigarette Bans in NYC, Chicago

Laws in New York and Chicago making electronic cigarettes subject to the same regulations as tobacco are taking effect, and their sellers and users are steadfast in their opposition. The New York ban — along...

Antibiotic resistance: Old Irish ‘soil cure’ tackles major superbugs

By Catharine Paddock PhD Traditional folk medicine could help solve the growing threat that antibiotic resistance poses to public health. Scientists at Swansea University Medical School in the United Kingdom drew this conclusion after studying samples of...

Women wearing men’s underwear is now cool

  Nedahl Stelio There are some trends you look back on fondly and wish they'd return. And some trends so cringeworthy, it's hard to imagine why they were ever popular. G-strings are the latter. They...