Wednesday, 26 Jun 2019

San Francisco prohibits E-cigarettes but normal cigarettes will remain on sale

In San Francisco electric cigarette should be in the future only with approval from the US health authorities. The city wants to prevent that more and more young people become nicotine-dependent. Traditional cigarettes remain on the shelves. As the first large U.S. city of San Francisco prohibits, in fact, the sale of E-cigarettes. The Parliament […]

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes

Study: E-cigarette flavors could cause heart problems Researchers say e-cigarette flavors can cause blood vessel dysfunction and increase risk of heart disease; FBN’s Kristina Partsinevelos reports. San Francisco became the first major U.S. city Tuesday to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes that have not undergone the required Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review. "This […]

Sometimes, a non-invasive procedure will suffice: When the diagnostic accuracy of coronary CT angiography matches that of catheter angiography

When a patient complains about chest pain, diagnosis will usually involve catheter angiography to evaluate the adequacy of blood supply to the heart. Researchers from Charité — Universitätsmedizin Berlin have now established that, in certain cases, the diagnostic reliability of non-invasive coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography is as good as that of coronary angiography — […]

Save Big on Cusinel Cast Iron Pans That Make Meal Prep Easy

It’s no secret the Men’s Health team thinks cast iron skillets are essential for every guy. They’re ideal for cooking steak, fish, veggies, and even reheating pizza. Plus, the cooking method has its health benefits too: you’ll get a dose of healthy fats from seasoning the skillet with oil as well as iron. Even better, […]

This College Student Just Ran a Sub-7:00 Mile in 50 Pounds of Firefighting Gear

On June 11, James Jasperson, a junior at Western Washington University and a volunteer firefighter, went on an especially difficult run: Dressed in full firefighter gear, as well as a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), he completed a mile around his home track in Washington in a time of 6:33. As far as Jasperson knows, not […]

ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions

ASK THE GP: How can my wife stop the bruising on her shins? Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions My wife has bruised easily on her shins for several years. She has to wear long dresses or trousers to cover them, and we’ve been told nothing can be done. Can you help? Alan Shipton, […]

Young men with Western diets have poor quality sperm and lower counts

Young men with ‘Western diets’ of pizza, chips and burgers ‘have poorer quality sperm and drastically lower counts’ Researchers at Harvard studied almost 3,000 men who were aged 18 to 20 Those with a ‘Western diet’ had worse quality sperm than healthier eaters Vegetarian men have higher sperm counts, as do those whose diets include […]

5 Oral Sex Positions That’ll Keep You Off Your Knees

Let’s be honest: Knee pain isn’t going to stop you from pleasuring your partner if the mood is right. So, why not make it a win-win for you both? We spoke to Susan Mayer, Ph.D., a clinical sexologist and author of the forthcoming title Does Sex Have an Expiration Date: Rethinking Low Libido for Women […]

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