Reuters The FDA just approved elagolix, a new treatment for women living with endometriosis. Endometriosis, a condition that affects millions of women, occurs when tissue from the uterus grows outside of it, leading to cysts, heavy bleeding, and scarring. It’s the first new treatment in a pill form for the disorder in more than a […]
GETTY Learner drivers will soon be allowed to take motorway driving lessons From today, learner drivers will be able to take lessons on the motorway in the UK. Any motorway lessons learner drivers take will be voluntary and not become a mandatory part of the learning and examination process and will not feature in the […]
Under Armour has just disclosed that 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts were affected by a security breach. The company became aware of it on March 25th, and deduced that unauthorized parties had access to the accounts since late February 2018 — but only users’ usernames, email addresses, and hashed passwords were exposed. Government-issued identification like driver’s […]
The deployment of US missile shield components in Japan directly affects Russia’s national security and regional interests, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a press conference with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo. “Japan’s plans for deploying a global missile defense system directly affect [the] security interests of Russia,” Lavrov noted on his state visit, reiterating […]
Jacob Lund/Shutterstock It’s odd to think that depriving yourself of a necessity for life might be one of the most powerful ways to transform your health. Yet there’s more and more evidence for the idea that fasting could have powerful health benefits for both the body and brain. There are many different forms of fasting, […]
Eleven people became ill at a Marine base near Arlington, Virginia, after opening a suspicious letter. Three were taken to the hospital after a hazardous material situation was declared. The Arlington Fire Department responded to a hazardous material call at Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall at 4:30 p.m. local time. Fire crews and hazmat units rushed to […]
The elderly are more likely to suffer with up to 24 per cent affected but the condition hits up to 16 per cent of younger people too. Tinnitus can strike anyone, and may be temporary or permanent, constant or intermittent and is most commonly associated with damage caused by loud noise. Listening to booming music […]
MORE than one in five people suffer from some form of tinnitus, research released yesterday reveals. Persistent noises, ringing or buzzing in the ears are experienced by an estimated 21 per cent of UK adults.
Teens who were severely bullied as young children face mental health issues. @NightshiftMD has an important new study.
– In much of the eastern and midwestern United States, it’s that time of year when it is so bitterly freezing that even a 30-degree day can feel like a balmy respite. Temperatures plummet into the single digits, wind chills are painful and dangerous, and talk of polar vortexes and bomb cyclones fills the media. […]