Users of reusable contact lenses are about four times more likely to develop a serious eye infection

Users of reusable contact lenses are about four times more likely to develop a serious eye infection

A study has found that people who wear reusable contact lenses are nearly four times more likely to develop a rare eye infection that could deprive them of their sight. The British scientists responsible for the research also warned that wearing the lenses in the shower, swimming pool and while sleeping increases the risks as … Read more

Common genetic variant associated with mortality

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New research may explain why some people with COVID-19 develop only mild flu-like symptoms, while others develop severe illness that can lead to death. This may be the most baffling problem with COVID: While some infected individuals experience only mild flu-like symptoms, others[{” attribute=””>COVID-19 can spiral into severe disease, disability, and even death. A new … Read more

The “designer vagina” surgeon reveals the most important reasons women come to him

The "designer vagina" surgeon reveals the most important reasons women come to him

this is vagina designer he is Cuts above. Dr. Umberto Tozzi – who specializes in labiaplasty, a surgery aimed at reducing a woman’s labia minora or the skin flaps on either side of the vaginal opening – has operated on more than 300 women in his career. And the doctor’s manual work “down there” improves … Read more

‘Tools are being picked up’: An ever-mutating mix of COVID variants means fewer, less effective treatments this fall

'Tools are being picked up': An ever-mutating mix of COVID variants means fewer, less effective treatments this fall

The pandemic may be over in the minds of some. But like it or not, COVID is escalating into a downturn — likely fueled by multiple variables, experts say, as the virus mutates and spreads exponentially. The Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation At the University of Washington and other experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, … Read more

COVID-19 was associated with an increase in new diagnoses of type 1 diabetes in young adults, by up to 72%

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Summary: Children with COVID-19 are at an increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Researchers found a 72% increase in new cases of type 1 diabetes in those under the age of 18 who had COVID-19. source: Case Western Reserve Children with COVID-19 have shown a higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes (T1D), according … Read more

I’m a pharmacist, and these are the over-the-counter medicines I won’t take – better life

I'm a pharmacist, and these are the over-the-counter medicines I won't take - better life

Pharmacists are tasked with advising patients on safety while dispensing medications, and are experts in the introductions and generalizations of both prescription and Over-the-counter (OTC) medications. As such, they are well versed in products that may cause side effects, induce reactions, or make questionable health claims. Of course, these insights are useful not only while … Read more

Hospital admissions increase as multiple respiratory viruses spread among children: ‘We have a full house’ | Healthcare / Hospitals

Hospital admissions increase as multiple respiratory viruses spread among children: 'We have a full house' |  Healthcare / Hospitals

Children’s Hospitals in Louisiana Dealing with a sudden rise in admissions and ER visits due to a few respiratory viruses. While it is not uncommon to see viruses spread as the weather cools, it is rare to deal with so many at once, leading to hospitals teeming with sick children. “We have a full house,” … Read more

New York City kids seek treatment after exposure to homeless and drug addicts

New York City kids seek treatment after exposure to homeless and drug addicts

The Post has learned that New York City schoolchildren are losing their minds to the vagrant drug addicts and homeless they encounter every day — and flock to therapists to find ways to deal with stress. In neighborhoods like Hell’s Kitchen, there are “a lot” of kids now undergoing treatment, according to mother Katie Hamill, … Read more

Breathing resistance training found to lower blood pressure

Breathing resistance training found to lower blood pressure

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers with members from the University of Colorado, the University of Arizona and Alma College, all in the US, found that resistance breathing training can lower blood pressure as much as certain medications and/or exercises. The study was published in Journal of Applied Physiology. High blood pressure, also … Read more