While Viagra is a medication taken for men, they’re not the only ones who could benefit from its use. The makers of the erectile dysfunction treatment have figured out that women are a valuable marketing asset, what with being half of a man-woman horizontal tango, and as such, have started aiming ads at the female of the species for the … [More]
An unprecedented, public-private partnership funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) is being launched to drive the development of better-run clinical trials and may lead to the first successful treatments for traumatic brain injury, a condition affecting not only athletes and soldiers, but also millions among the general public, ranging from youngsters to elders.
Tele-medicine startup PocketDerm has branched out beyond acne treatment to begin selling custom prescriptions for anti-aging medication. PocketDerm’s new anti-aging option uses the same tretinoin (Retin-A) ingredient found in its acne service, as well as Niacinamide and Vitamin C. Show More Summary
Sophia Bush is speaking out about the harassment she has endured from an "online stalker" this week in an attempt to protect herself and other Twitter users from similar treatment.
In Sir Vidia’s Shadow, Paul Theroux recounts a moment in which his friend, the notorious misanthrope V.S. Naipaul, urges the Indian high commissioner in Nairobi to do more than just meekly protest Kenya’s harsh treatment of its Indian minority. Show More Summary
When Redditor GodIsMerciful was in Boston Children's Hospital earlier this year receiving treatment for leukemia, a nurse brought in a keyboard so he could pass the time. The young man, who plays the piano, says he started learning to...Show More Summary
A new study tries to pinpoint when noninvasive technologies may be better than invasive ones
Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.
UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant derived from grapes and found in wine, works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne. The team also found that combining resveratrol with a common acne medication, benzoyl peroxide, may enhance the drug's ability to kill the bacteria and could translate into new treatments.
RageAgainsttheMachine’sTomMorellowasinSeattlethisweekendforabenefitconcertfor15Now,anorganizationthat“[fights]fora$15minimumwageinSeattle.”Afterthegig,heandhisentourage,noneofwhomarenamedafterareptile(probably),attemptedtoscoreaspecShow More Summary
Live Nation has announced that Prince and his band 3RDEYEGIRL will perform live on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo for 'PlectrumElectrum and ArtOfficilAge,' as part of an exclusive album release party. In addition to the live stream,...Show More Summary
Apple's alleged exploitation of a tax ruling in Ireland is getting some attention from the European Commission. In a preliminary finding that labels the treatment the company has been receiving "state aid," Apple and several other large companies,...
Jane Fonda recently used a speaking opportunity at a recent charity brunch to open up about her mother’s suicide and how she was affected by it. The charity brunch was held in honor of the Rape Treatment Center celebrating its 40th anniversary. Show More Summary
We probably wouldn’t keep covering Pogo (a.k.a. Nick Bertke) and his string of trancy remixes of dialogue from TV and movies if the end results were simply clever. But the fact is that Pogo’s songs make for damn good listening, with breezy, ethereal beats and well-sampled sounds that hold up long past the initial gimmick. Show More Summary
A new approach to discovering potential cancer treatments has been described by researchers that requires a fraction of the time needed for more traditional methods. The researchers have used their method to identify an antibody that stops breast cancer tumor growth in animal models, and they are investigating the antibody as a potential treatment in humans.
As part of the company's coverage policy development, Cigna is using the NCCN Guidelines(r) and the NCCN Compendium(r) as reference in appropriate choice for the treatment of people with cancer in the United States.
The 1.75 billion deal for Alios BioPharma marks the first acquisition in some time for Johnson & Johnson. Alios is working on treatments for viral diseases.
Two new studies indicate differences in treatment among racial groups. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
The journal Pediatrics published research today that suggests — pretty strongly — that physical activity is important for kids who have ADHD because it increases executive control and inhibition, much in the way that ADHD medications do. Exercise: Possibly the best thing for all mental health? No word as to how it affects adult ADHD, [...]
Post by Judy Dutton. Teens will do ANYTHING to get rid of acne -- trust us. Yet according to a recent report by the FDA, many topical acne treatments can cause dangerous side effects, like severe allergic reactions that are potentially...Show More Summary