It’s such a popular surgery.
But new research shows that women who receive breast implants are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than the general population.
Deaths related to alcohol or drug dependence or to mental disorders were also 3 times higher among women with breast implants.
Wow! Like mothers don’t suffer enough guilt.
Now a new study says that if you eat junk food during pregnancy or while you’re breastfeeding, you could cause your child to become obese.
It’s been recognized for years that many people choose spouses or domestic partners like themselves – similar social class, similar education level, similar relative height, same race or ethnicity and so on.
Now scientists at the Rowett Research Institute and University of Aberdeen have discovered that we also choose partners who share a similar body fatness with us.
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) may cause the destruction of tumors by shaking the cancer cells.
Once the tumor cell membranes rupture, they leak their contents. This sounds a cancer “alarm” for your body’s immune system to produce tumor-fighting white blood cells.
In an unbelievable decision to anyone faced with a terminal illness, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled that terminally ill patients may be denied access to potentially lifesaving drugs.
In an 8-2 ruling, the court decided that it’s unacceptable to risk speeding up the deaths of terminally ill patients by using experimental drugs without proven benefits.
But shouldn’t someone facing a certain death have the right to try anything to save himself (as long as it doesn’t harm others)?
Women who are obese before pregnancy are a third more likely to give birth to babies with certain birth defects than women of normal weight.
According to a study in the August issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, those birth defects are:
If you’ve ever felt sick after eating undercooked beans or rice, you know how it feels to ingest lectins, a family of proteins that act like a natural insecticide.
Eating too much undercooked lectin can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
This article was inspired by a fellow blogger who recently wrote that her husband has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and high cholesterol despite his healthy, veggie diet.
How could this happen?
This could be exciting news for people with uncontrolled epilepsy.
An implanted stimulator, the Responsive Neurostimulator System (RNS) made by Neuropace, may be able to stop seizures before they begin.