A Dry Spell Is NBD, But Here's How To Bust TF Out Of It

Picture this: A tumbleweed somersaults along a rocky desert, kicking up a mini tornado of dust and sand. Uh, be honest…does your sex life come to mind? The barren desert image is kind of cliché, but it’s also too real. Enter: the dry spell. Droughts happen. Sometimes you’re too busy or stressed (or, ya know, both) to get a full […]

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One year later, mystery surrounds China’s gene-edited babies

Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had helped make the first gene-edited babies. One year later, mystery surrounds his fate as well as theirs. He has not been seen publicly since January, his work has not been published and nothing is known about the health of the babies. “That’s the story—it’s all cloaked in secrecy, which […]

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Autism and ADHD share genes

Researchers from the national psychiatric project iPSYCH have found that autism and ADHD share changes in the same genes. The new knowledge relates directly to the biological causes of the two child psychiatric disorders. In Denmark, approximately one per cent of schoolchildren have autism and two to three per cent are diagnosed with ADHD. Autism and ADHD are different developmental […]

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Doctors Dismissed the Lump on My Neck as a ‘Swollen Lymph Node’ for 5 Years—but It Turned Out to Be Cancer

This article is part of Health's series, Misdiagnosed, featuring stories from real women who have had their medical symptoms dismissed or wrongly diagnosed. There’s a running joke that medical students think they're suffering from every condition they learn about. So in 2007, when I felt a lump on my neck during my first year of medical school at Howard University […]

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Experts warn against aluminum in Deodorants and food

Some people in Germany take up too much aluminum. This shows a new analysis of the Federal Institute for risk assessment (BfR). The experts warn that this can have long-term consequences for health. The fabric can get stuck for example in cosmetics and food. Include especially aluminium-containing food, tea, coffee, spices and cocoa-containing foods such as chocolate, according to the […]

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House doctor reveals what you should do at the first signs of a cold

Sore throat, running nose and the head is buzzing – if it is colder, the Cold season, high season and ties many people to the bed. In order to strengthen the defenses, and not to infect, many-to-ginger-Shots, disinfectants and other home remedies. If, however, but quietly and secretly, an annoying feeling of sickness creeps in, it is to do this […]

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