Medicines: stay away from these drinks

Alcohol and drugs do not fit together, this is probably the most people known. But other drinks can affect medicines, sometimes with dangerous consequences. Alcohol "Whether or not reinforced, weaker or even no effect, sudden heart palpitations, dizziness, or Nausea: alcohol makes the drugs unpredictable,” says Thomas Brückner, pharmacist at the Association of the Pharmaceutical industry e. V. (BPI). Especially […]

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Cytotec caused at birth dangerous side effects?

In Germany, birth doctors use for induction of labor according to media reports, a drug that is not approved in obstetrics. This could lead in some cases to severe complications in mother and child, to the death of babies, reports the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” and the Bavarian radio. The German society for gynecology and obstetrics (DGGG) confirmed to the German press […]

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2019: the year gene therapy came of age

In the summer, a mother in Nashville with a seemingly incurable genetic disorder finally found an end to her suffering—by editing her genome. Victoria Gray’s recovery from sickle cell disease, which had caused her painful seizures, came in a year of breakthroughs in one of the hottest areas of medical research—gene therapy. “I have hoped for a cure since I […]

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The flu: 5 tips to protect against infection

The most effective strategies against influenza is the annual Influenza vaccination and a thorough hands are surely wash. Experts have, however, offer even more tips on what you can do in order to not to infect. Flu viruses can survive for up to an hour on hands and on some surfaces even up to two days. Therefore, it is regular […]

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People Are Exposing Their Buttholes to the Sun for This New 'Wellness' Trend—and It's Not OK

From sitting over a pot of boiling water to steam the vagina, to sticking jade eggs you-know-where, “wellness” trends involving the genitals don’t seem to want to die. Now, there’s another one to add to that list: “perineum sunning.” Yes, you heard that right. In recent months, the new “self-care” method—aka “butthole sunning”—has started to gain momentum, mostly thanks to […]

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