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Cholesterol Medications : Are statins good for your love life?

Cholesterol Medications : Are statins good for your love life?

Those who take cholesterol-lowering statins to keep their heart health in shape can further chill as statins have now been linked with a significant improvement in erectile function. “For men with erectile dysfunction who need statins to control cholesterol, this may be an extra benefit,” said John B. Kostis from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the Rutgers ... Read More »

Kale nutrition facts and health benefits

Kale nutrition facts and health benefits

Kale (pronounced “kayle”), also known as Borecole or BrassicaOleracea, is a green leafy vegetable. It is considered to be a wild cabbage, that comes in green or purple colored varieties. Although available all through the year, kale is widely seen in the market from mid-winter until the spring ends. It is available as dinosaur kale, ornamental kale and curly kale ... Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline Recalls alli in US

Weight Loss Drug Alli Recalled

Big pharma biggie GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has issued a recall all on all of its alli weight loss products in the U.S., including Puerto Rico, over concerns that packages may have been tampered with, resulting in some bottles containing something other than actual alli capsules. Read More »

Autism starts pre-birth, study says

Autism starts pre-birth, study says

A study that examined brains from children who died has bolstered evidence that something before birth might cause autism. Clusters of disorganised brain cells were discovered in tissue samples from brain regions important for regulating social functioning, emotions and communication − which can all be troublesome for children with autism. The abnormalities were found in 10 of 11 children with ... Read More »

UK Hospitals Accused Of Incinerating Aborted Fetuses Alongside Trash (Report)

UK Hospitals Accused Of Incinerating Aborted Fetuses Alongside Trash

A disturbing report has come out of the United Kingdom that government-run hospitals in Britain incinerated thousands of aborted and miscarried babies in incinerators used to heat the medical facilities. According to The Telegraph newspaper (U.K.), the remains of at least 15,500 aborted and miscarried infants were incinerated “as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation ... Read More »

Man With 132 Pound Scrotum Dies (Video)

Man With 132 Pound Scrotum Dies

Wesley Warren, the man with a 132 pound scrotum, died on Friday 14 March, after suffering from a massive heart attack. He was known as the man with the 10-stone testicles. The 49-year-old from Las Vegas passed away at the University Medical Center after complaining about a series of diabetes related infections. Read More »

Obesity rate for toddlers declines 43 percent in America, Study

Obesity in young American children plummets

While adults and older children continue to struggle with obesity, America’s chubby infants and tubby toddlers appear to be slimming down. The prevalence of obesity among U.S. children ages 2- to 5-years-old has fallen from 14 percent in 2003 and 2004 to 8.4 percent in 2011 and 2012 – roughly a 43-percent decline, according new data from the Centers for ... Read More »

HPV linked to throat & mouth cancer?

HPV linked to throat & mouth cancer?

There has been a step rise in HPV-linked cases of Oropharyngeal cancer and this is attributed to changing oral sex practices. Throat or Mouth Cancer is a layman terminology for Oropharyngeal cancer. The symptoms of the disease can vary a great deal if the precipitating factor is the HPV or human papillomavirus. This was suggested in a small study. Read More »

Girl, 12 year old, gets obesity surgery

12-year-old gets gastric bypass surgery

A Texas girl is recovering from surgery for a medical condition that made her rapidly gain weight. People around the world were able to follow the operation as it happened. 12-year-old Alexis Shapiro is having a rough go at life, and Cincinnati children’s Hospital is working to set it right. Read More »

Another ‘Glitch’ discovered in Obamacare website

Another 'Glitch'

The federal website central to Obamacare has been operating with a calculating error that could have negatively affected enrollment numbers, and no one seemed to know about it for nearly six months. The error primarily affects households that are just barely above the poverty line in states that have not yet expanded Medicare, the Inquirer reported. It said the website ... Read More »