Caring for your gestational diabetes

During your pregnancy, you might dread the renowned “sugar test” that your doctor will probably order around 24–28 weeks. You have to drink a sugary liquid and wait around for its effects to spread throughout your system. If you screen through the one-hour and three-hour tests with both positive results, you’ll have to work with…

Facial Plastic Surgery – Facial Reconstruction After Skin Cancer

Skin cancer affects regions of our body that are highly exposed to sunrays like our face. Mohs surgery is done to remove a cancerous lesion either on the face or any other area of the body. Under such a set of circumstances, a person will be particularly conscious about his appearance and it is extremely…

Playboys and misogynists more likely to have mental health problems: study

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) –  Men who behave like promiscuous playboys or feel powerful over women are more likely to have mental health problems than men with less sexist attitudes, according to a study released on Monday. The analysis found links between sexist behavior and mental health issues such as depression and substance abuse,…

Patrons, staff at Washington homeless shelter sickened by norovirus

SPOKANE, Wash. –   Patrons and staff at a homeless shelter in Spokane have been sickened by norovirus. KREM-TV reports that about 140 people slept in tents outside the House of Charity on Saturday night rather than inside the shelter due to the viral outbreak. More on this… Dozens of USC students sickened by norovirus Norovirus…

Doctors see surge in men seeking surgery-free double chin solution

Even though Scott Kaiser had a healthy diet and stayed active with regular cardio and weight lifting, he realized he was developing a double chin, something that also seemed to plague other men in his family. Sure, he would indulge in a glass of wine or a slice of pizza on the weekends, but “it…

Man bitten on penis by venomous spider for the second time

Redback Spider (Latrodectus Hasseltii) – Malbourne, Australia  (Houshmand Rabbani) He’s having a real stroke of bad luck. A 21-year-old Australian man has been bitten by a venomous spider on his penis – for the second time in five months, according to a report. “I’m the most unlucky guy in the country at the moment,” the…

Study shines a light on low winter-time male libido

  LONDON –  Exposure to bright light can raise testosterone levels and lead to greater sexual satisfaction in men with low sexual desire, according to the results of a small scientific trial. Scientists at the University of Siena in Italy found that regular, early-morning use of a light box – similar to those used to…

Men with vasectomies can still spread Zika via sex, report suggests

  A man in Spain may have passed the Zika virus to his wife through sex, even though he’d previously had a vasectomy, according to a new report of the case. The 53-year-old man and his 51-year-old wife had gone on vacation to the Maldives islands in the Indian Ocean in early February this year, the…

Vasectomies not linked to increased prostate cancer risk

  Having a vasectomy doesn’t increase a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer or dying from it, a U.S. study suggests. Previous research has been mixed about the risk of prostate cancer associated with vasectomy, a common form of long-term birth control that involves snipping or blocking tubes that transport sperm out of the testicles….

Awareness About Sepsis In India Quite Low

A global health body today underlined the need for spreading awareness about sepsis, saying it kills more people than breast or prostrate cancer combined and awareness about it in the country is “quite low”. The George Institute for Global Health said sepsis arises when the body’s response to an infection damages its own tissues and…