Is a banana as bad for type 2 diabetes as SIX spoons of sugar?

Is a banana as bad for type 2 diabetes as SIX spoons of sugar? Two top doctors disagree, but which of them is correct… Dr David Unwin believes cutting out bananas can help patients with diabetes  He suggests a single banana is the equivalent of eating six spoons of sugar Other experts claim the research is flawed as not all […]

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Hoping for a safe bet by gambling online? Now that IS high stakes

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Hoping for a safe bet by gambling online? Now that IS high stakes For my patient Tanya*, it started innocently enough. Off work after an operation, she was bored and killing time online when she clicked on a pop-up advert for a betting site. ‘It seemed like fun,’ she told me. ‘The advert had women […]

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The reason everyone is lying more right now

In this time of social distancing, staying at home, and reduced contact between people, would it come as a surprise if we told you that we’ve found new and more inventive ways to fib than we ever have before? And before you say no, hear us out. “Forget allergy season — it’s heightened lying season,” celebrity life coach Lauren Zander tells […]

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How the coronavirus lockdown is affecting your vagina

Understandably, we’ve all been worrying about our health during the current pandemic, washing our hands more and trying to get fit to boost our body’s natural defences where possible. But while we were taking care of the rest of our body, we might have missed out on looking after our vaginas. Covid-19 itself may not have impacted our vaginal health, […]

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When you take birth control every day, this is what happens to your body

Birth control comes in many forms, including what is commonly referred to as “the pill.” However, not all birth control pills are created equal.   Combination birth control pills contain both estrogen and progestin — hormones that aid in regulating a woman’s menstrual cycle (via Drugs.com). They can either be monophasic, meaning they have the same amount of each hormone, or […]

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Teddi Mellencamp's Husband Is Pushing 'Forward' After Daughter's Diagnosis

Standing strong. Teddi Mellencamp’s husband, Edwin Arroyave, opened up about their 4-month-old daughter Dove’s upcoming neurosurgery. Teddi Mellencamp’s Family Album: Pics “Life is always going to punch you in the face,” the Skyline Security Management founder, 43, captioned a Tuesday, July 7, Instagram post. “@teddimellencamp and I got some difficult news about our sweet baby girl. Dove was diagnosed with […]

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COVID-19 is tied to deadly brain inflammation in some patients

COVID-19 may cause dangerous neurological problems, including delirium, brain inflammation, nerve damage or stroke, according to a new study. What’s more, the study authors reported seeing a concerning increase in patients at their hospital with a rare and sometimes fatal neurological condition called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM). All of the patients with ADEM had confirmed or suspected COVID-19, suggesting that […]

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Camp Walmart is Here & Your Kids Can Attend For Free

If you’re still up in the air about where or if you should send your kids to summer camp, might we make a really good suggestion? Walmart is hosting its own digital camp, and get this: It’s free. As for the head camp counselor, well, we’ll give you a hint: He was on How I Met Your Mother and shares […]

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Teddi Mellencamp's Daughter Dove Is Having Neurosurgery After Diagnosis

Asking for prayers. Teddi Mellencamp shared her 4-month-old daughter Dove’s recent diagnosis ahead of neurosurgery. ‘Real Housewives’ Babies! See Which Bravo Stars Gave Birth “Dealing with anxiety, especially when in the ‘public eye,’ isn’t easy; and going into July it’s at an all-time high,” the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 39, captioned a Monday, July 6, Instagram photo of […]

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Hydroxychloroquine is the most disappointing, disavowed drug that researchers keep studying for COVID-19

Barely three months ago, the anti-malarial drug that President Donald Trump touted seemed like such a sure bet against COVID-19 that Susanna Naggie had a tough time setting up a national clinical trial comparing it to placebo. Colleagues said giving a fake pill would be unethical since the real thing might save lives. Now, hydroxychloroquine, or HCQ, has fallen into […]

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