Why Using Coca-Cola As Tanning Oil Is A Terrible Idea

There’s a lot of information out there that warns against the dangers of tanning, but despite the amount of statistics available, some people still choose to head outside with a bottle of tanning oil…or Coca-Cola? Yep, you read that right right: the soda. As noted…

Prostate Cancer Treatment ‘Could Help More Patients’

One of the largest clinical trials for prostate cancer has given “powerful results”, say UK researchers. A drug for treating prostate cancer that has spread was found to save lives when offered earlier, a study found. The trial looked at abiraterone as an additional treatment…

Ebola Survivor’s Blood Could Lead To Future Vaccine

The West African Ebola outbreak , which peaked between August and September 2014, killed 11,310 people, according to the World Health Organization . But some people survived , and from one comes hope. Researchers report today (May 18) in the journal Cell that the blood…

Kids’ Cough And Cold Medicines Pose Safety Risks

Doctors tell parents to keep kids’ medicines where tiny hands can’t reach them for a good reason, a new study confirms. That’s because when kids get sick or have serious side effects from cough and cold drugs, most of the time it is after accidental…

5 Reasons Why Your Uti May Lead To A Kidney Infection

The bladder symptoms started just a day ago, but when you get to the doctor, you learn your kidneys are infected, too. Experts say you probably didn’t do anything wrong, you’re just unlucky. Kidney infections occur when bacteria get into the urinary tract and migrate…

Smoking Affects Women More Than You Think

Having centuries of experience appealing to customers, tobacco companies know how to play the marketing game. They use beautiful people, social appeal, and celebrities to draw attention. Sadly, people are still caving into the allure, and women specifically are suffering the harmful consequences of smoking….

Why Inhaled ‘Poppers’ May Cause Eye Damage

Newer types of “poppers” — which are inhalant drugs that people use recreationally — may be toxic to people’s eyes, according to a new report. Poppers are often sold in sex shops or online, but cannot be legally sold as a product for human consumption;…

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