Wrinkle Fillers: An Alternative to Plastic Surgery

Curious about wrinkle fillers, which hold the promise of smoother skin and a younger look without surgery? Do not confuse fillers with Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. These are injections that help smooth out…

Are Transgender People at Risk of Breast Cancer?

People of all genders can get breast cancer, so it’s important that trans men and trans women consider it part of their health care. “Anyone who has breast tissue could potentially or theoretically…

Modified Purple Tomato May Be Coming to Your Grocery Store

September 23, 2022 — No matter how you slice it, a genetically engineered purple tomato is just one step closer to appearing in U.S. supermarkets. The British company developing the new purple fruit…

Are Transgender People at Risk of Breast Cancer?

People of all genders can get breast cancer, so it’s important that trans men and trans women consider it part of their health care. “Anyone who has breast tissue could potentially or theoretically…

Desperate Long COVID Patients Turn to Unproven Alternative Therapies

Editor’s Note: Find more information about long-term COVID in Medscape’s Long COVID Resource Center. September 22, 2022 – Entrepreneur Maya McNulty, 49, was one of the first victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

FDA Admits Flaws in Response to Infant Formula Shortage

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) — In a report released Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration acknowledged numerous shortcomings in its response to the infant…

Is the Pandemic Over? If Only It Were That Simple

September 21, 2022 – President Joe Biden says the pandemic is over. According to the World Health Organization, the end is in sight. Many of us prefer to talk about almost anything else,…

High Levels of PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals in Kids’ School Uniforms

By Sydney Murphy HealthDay Reporter HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) — Your kids’ school clothes may look neat, but are they safe to wear? Maybe not. Researchers found high levels of…

What ‘The Bachelor’ May Tell Us About Our Own Relationships

September 20, 2022 – On Monday night, as millions of viewers marvel at the whirlwind romance of “bachelor” couples and their extravagant dates, glamorous dresses and fitted suits, a mental health expert will…

Does Skin Tone Affect Skin Care?

Our skin fulfills many roles. It helps control body temperature, keeps bacteria and other insects out and is key to our sense of touch. The skin unites us all in these common functions,…

Saving Lives With ‘Safer Opioids’

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) — As opioid overdose deaths continue to rise, a Canadian program points to one way to save lives: to provide “safer” opioids to…

Immune System Early Warnings Inspire New Remedies

Sept. 20, 2022 – The immune system is one of the most complex and mysterious in the human body, and it’s more versatile than previously thought, report researchers in the emerging field of…

Deer Are Spreading Lyme Ticks in Suburban Backyards

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — They look so cute grazing peacefully in your backyard. But the overpopulation of white-tailed deer in the northeastern United States could…

Have Long COVID? Here’s Where to Go for Care

September 20, 2022 – Patients navigating what can feel like an endless series of checkups and lab tests to confirm a lengthy COVID diagnosis face an even more difficult path: figuring out where…

The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique May Help You Get to Sleep

September 19, 2022 – If you’re too stressed to sleep, taking the time to practice an ancient-root breathing regimen can help you navigate your way to slumberland. The 4-7-8 breathing technique was popularized…

Sound Sick? New AI Technology Might Tell If It’s COVID

September 19, 2022 — Imagine you think you have COVID. You speak a few sentences into your phone. Then an app will give you reliable results within a minute. “You sound sick” is…