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Health Problems

The Male Contraceptive Pill: is it possible?

BackgroundHormonal methods of male contraceptionNon-hormonal methods of male contraceptionConclusions ReferencesFurther reading The responsibility for contraception has generally fallen on women since the ...

New strategy shows potential to block nerve loss in neurodegenerative...

Two new studies from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis support development of a broadly applicable treatment for neurodegenerative diseases that targets a molecule that serves as the central...

Medical Applications of Penile Implants

Indication for penile implantsTypes of penile implantsPatient pathwayFirst-line therapies for erectile dysfunctionSecond-line therapies for erectile dysfunctionReferencesFurther reading A penile implant, otherw...

Gordon honored by National Academy of Medicine

Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, the Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor and director of the Edison Family Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Personal Health

Homelessness Among Older People Is on the Rise, Driven by...

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. — On a recent rainy afternoon in this small town just outside Glacier National Park, Lisa Beaty and Kim Hilton were preparing to sell most of their belongings before moving out of their ...

Supreme Court to Hear Nursing Home Case That Could Affect...

When Susie Talevski sued the agency that managed her elderly father’s care before he died, she hoped to get justice for her family. She did not expect the case would grow into a national bellwether. A ruling ...

Under my foreskin, it is very red and sometimes peeling,...

Great question, thanks for bringing it up.  It is a little hard to know exactly what is going on without seeing a clinician.  If the skin is red, dry and peeling, it would be reasonable to try some moisturize...

Rogers selected as scholar in emerging leadership program

Cynthia E. Rogers, MD, the Blanche F. Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry and director of the William Greenleaf Eliot Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in S...
Kids Health

5 Quick & Effective Calming Techniques That Help Me Find...

At one point, my husband and I had three children under age four. The idea of practicing self-care was a farfetched dream. We were in survival mode at all times, buried in diaper changes, night feedings, pediat...

Surprise! Paris Hilton Welcomed a Baby via Surrogate

Paris Hilton shocked the Internet yesterday when she shared the sweetest update: she is a mom! The 41-year-old shared the news with a close-up photo of a tiny baby hand wrapped around her finger on Instagram. &...

Brittany Mahomes' Daughter Sterling Shares One of Her Dad's Most...

Patrick Mahomes may be one of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks, but he’s nearly just as famous for a non-football-related passion of his, and it involves a certain tomato-flavored condiment. As genet...

My New Year's Resolutions Don't Center Around My Weight —...

January means a lot of things: recovering from the holiday rush, packing away the Christmas ornaments, and, if you live in a northern region like I do, settling in for many (many) more weeks of cold, dreary day...
Family Health

Jana Kramer Posts Emotional Message to Instagram About Past Abusive...

Jana Kramer is opening up about her past abusive relationships—and she wants to replace the negative voices in her head that those relationships helped create with positive ones. On September 27, the 37-...

Some Helpful Tips for Storing Baby Formula

Every mom wants her baby to be happy, active, and healthy. A baby’s development during the first year of life largely depends on a healthy diet. Thankfully, there is no lack of quality baby formulas on the ma...

Is Honey a Good Natural Sweetener Substitute for Vegans?

Those people who wanted to lose weight and regulate their blood sugar already know the drill: as much as possible, you are to avoid eating refined sugar as well as its variants that are hidden in processed food...

Harry Potter Actress Afshan Azad Is Pregnant, Expecting First Baby...

Congratulations are in order for Afshan Azad! The Harry Potter actress, who played Padma Patil in the film franchise, announced her pregnancy on Sunday, sharing a picture of herself cradling her baby bump along...