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What is female ejaculation?

What is female ejaculation?

Female ejaculation is when a female’s urethra expels fluid during sex. It can happen when a female becomes sexually aroused, but there is not necessarily an association with having an orgasm. Scientists do not fully understand female ejaculation, and there is limited research on how it works and its purpose. Female ejaculation is perfectly normal, […]

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Prostate cancer and back pain

Prostate cancer and back pain

Chronic back pain can sometimes be a symptom of advanced prostate cancer. However, there are many other possible causes of back pain. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that sits below the bladder and wraps around the urethra. This gland is part of the male reproductive system and is involved in the production of semen. […]

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Statins: Risk of side effects is low, say experts

Statins: Risk of side effects is low, say experts

For most people who take statins to lower cholesterol, the risk of side effects is low compared to the benefits, according to a recent scientific statement. New research suggests that the benefits of statins outweigh the risks. The American Heart Association (AHA) statement applies to those who — according to current guidelines — are at […]

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What is appendix cancer?

What is appendix cancer?

Appendix cancer is a rare type of cancer that grows in the appendix. There are several different types of appendix cancer, and a person often experiences no symptoms in the early stages. The appendix is a tubular, finger-like sac around 4 inches in length that connects to the first part of the colon. Scientists do […]

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What to know about fibroadenomas of the breast

What to know about fibroadenomas of the breast

A fibroadenoma is a type of lump that can develop in the breast and typically appears in females. Fibroadenomas are very common, but they are benign, which means that they are noncancerous. Other than the lump itself, a person with a fibroadenoma is unlikely to experience any symptoms. In this article, we look at the […]

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What to know about stage 4 lymphoma

What to know about stage 4 lymphoma

Stage 4 lymphoma occurs when cancer has spread to a distant part of the body outside of the lymphatic system, such as the spinal cord, lungs, or liver. Lymphoma is cancer that originates in a type of white blood cell called lymphocytes. These cells travel through the lymphatic system, which is part of the body’s […]

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These tiny sensors may detect cancer early

These tiny sensors may detect cancer early

New research uses nanosensors to detect protein-to-protein interactions that may signal cancer. The findings may prove especially useful for identifying lymphocytic leukemia much earlier on. The nanosensors may help detect leukemia blood cells, (shown here). Cancer is one of the leading causes of death both in the United States and worldwide. According to the National […]

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For College Students, ‘Hookup Sex’ More Intimate Than Thought

For College Students, ‘Hookup Sex’ More Intimate Than Thought

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Intimacy plays a larger role in casual sex among college students than previously thought, a new U.S. study reports. Researchers analyzed the results of an online survey that asked several hundred students at a university in the Northeast about their romantic relationships and casual […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects States’ Appeal Over Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects States’ Appeal Over Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

An appeal from Kansas and Louisiana over Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood has been rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court. Latest Pregnancy News The two states were appealing lower court rulings that prevented them from withholding Medicaid money used for health services for low-income women. The money is not used for abortions, the Associated Press […]

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Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)

Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)

Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) Lyrica (pregabalin) and Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) are both used to treat different types of pain. Lyrica is used to treat neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy or postherpetic neuralgia, and fibromyalgia. Lyrica is also used in combination with other drugs to treat partial onset seizures in […]