When Jaiden was 6, his adoptive parents, Natalie and Tim, noticed a hard piece of skin on his thigh. After a biopsy, Natalie and Tim learned that Jaiden suffered from stiff skin syndrome, a connective tissue disorder characterized by hard, thick skin. The Doctors have something special in store for this deserving family!
Marijuana is not to blame for your erectile dysfunction, Don Juan stoners. A recent research review suggests the root of your sexual problems is probably not from smoking pot. Before you puff your way into the sack, to be clear there is very little research on this topic at all. The authors of the review […]
The key to a healthy glow is not in your tanning cream, but it may be in a sweet potato. A recent study found that those people identified with a yellow “glow” to their skin were viewed as the most beautiful. Mirror, mirror on the wall who’s the yellowest of them all? Fruit and veggie eaters. […]
A few prunes a day may keep the doctor away. That is what the latest findings from Florida State University suggest when it comes to bone health and osteoporosis prevention. Researchers discovered that postmenopausal women who consumed dried plums daily, as compared to a control group who ate dried apples daily showed an increase in […]
Can you sniff out your mate? Previous research suggests a women’s mate preference is based on odor. Sounds odd, right? But our sense of smell is regulated by something called major histocompatibility complex (MHC), which are genes that are key to our immune system and our autoimmunity. When it comes to organ donation, it’s important […]
Most people are aware by now that the lack of physical activity that plagues the globe is directly related to the increase in obesity. Obesity has been linked to health problems such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. In 2009, 200 million people were estimated to have type 2 diabetes. According to a recent […]
What’s the secret to a great smile? Beautiful teeth and gums…and a cup of green tea? A study conducted in Japan found that the more green tea people drink, the healthier their gums are, decreasing their risk of periodontal disease and reducing the effects of receding and bleeding gums. Gum disease is caused by an inflammatory response […]