Health

Five Mistakes MyFitnessPal Users Make That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

MyFitnessPal can be a great tool to use to lose weight, but Women’s Health reports that using the app isn’t foolproof. In fact, they found that using the app can not only hinder your progress but could push your further away from your ideal weight. MyFitnessPal helps those dieters that have a tendency to eat without thinking or overeat. It ...

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Can Breast Implants Cause Cancer? FDA Releases New Information

The Food and Drug Administration just released a new statement linking breast implants to a rare form of blood cancer. The breast implant-related cancer is already reported to have causeed nine deaths. For those women who have breast implants themselves, a cancer screening might be in order. Breast implants cause a rare type of cancer In a statement they released ...

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Ketamine: Is Treating Depression Patients With A ‘Club Drug’ Ethical?

Ketamine is being used to treat people with severe depression, but some question the legality and ethics of such practice. The FDA approved ketamine for use as an anesthetic. However, the drug has become popular in the nightclub scene where it is known as “Special K” or just “K.” According to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World, ketamine is classified ...

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Ranika Hall: Missouri Woman Dies Following Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure

Ranika Hall, a 25-year-old woman from Kansas, Missouri has died after she underwent a popular cosmetic surgery procedure known as the Brazilian Butt Lift. According to NBC Miami, on the day of the incident, paramedics were called in at around 9 p.m., to the Eres Plastic Surgery Center located in Hialeah, Florida after Ranika stopped breathing as the procedure was ...

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Here’s How Much Amgen’s New Heart Attack-Preventing Cholesterol Drug Costs

A new study suggests that Amgen’s new cholesterol drug Repatha can be very effective in helping patients avoid heart disease. It’s also been found that the drug works very well in lowering LDL cholesterol levels, while reducing the odds of patients dying or getting hospitalized following cardiac events. However, it would also appear that the new medication is extremely expensive ...

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Emma Roberts Goes Dark, Debuting New ‘Smoky Quartz’ Hair Color

Emma Roberts embraces variety in all aspects of her life, but especially in her love of fashion and beauty, as her recent hair color changes can attest. The Scream Queens actress has just changed her hair again. While most of Roberts’ fans were just getting used to seeing Emma as a brazen redhead, it seems the actress was already thinking ...

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Bolivia’s Tsimane Tribe: What Makes Their Hearts So Healthy?

One may wonder what’s the secret behind the Tsimane tribe’s unusually good heart health. By the looks of it, it may all boil down to this Bolivian tribe’s rather peculiar diet. A report from the Washington Post offered an in-depth look at the Tsimane’s heart-healthy diet, which may include different types of monkeys for dinner, such as capuchins or howlers. ...

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A UK Clinic Can Now Create Babies From Three Parents

A team of scientists in the UK has been given the permission to create babies from three parents, CNN reports. UK’s Human Fertilization and Embryo Authority had already green-lit the technique in December 2016. And now they are allowing a clinic at Newcastle University to carry out the technique with the public. The technique, known as mitochondrial donation, will allow ...

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Marijuana Research: The Big Questions Researchers Want Answered

While marijuana is now becoming more legally accessible in the United States, there is still a lot that researchers don’t know about how this plant really works. It was in the 1930s, during what was referred to as “Reefer Madness,” that marijuana was first banned. Just because marijuana is now more legally accessible, there is still a lot of research ...

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Jennifer Aniston’s Age-Defying Collagen Drink: Does It Really Fight Aging?

Jennifer Aniston may have just revealed the secret behind her ageless look. The 48-year-old Friends star, as it turns out, doesn’t have a fountain of youth in her backyard, which restores her youth every time she drinks some anti-aging cocktail. She has a drink of a more real kind. Jennifer Aniston drinks digestible collagen, which is apparently the secret why ...

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