Popular plastic surgeon says breast implant illness is real

Dr. Anthony Youn, a Detroit-based plastic surgeon with millions of followers on social media, recently made his stance clear about the ongoing contentious debate concerning a mysterious sickness associated with breast implants. In an Instagram reel shared on June 8, Youn held a silicone implant in one hand while pointing to the various symptoms that breast … Continue reading Popular plastic surgeon says breast implant illness is real

Study: More than half of popular cosmetics sold in North America contain TOXIC CHEMICALS

A new study warned that more than half of popular cosmetics sold in North America contain high levels of toxic chemicals. Researchers found that 52 percent of the cosmetic products they analyzed, which included concealers, lip products and foundations, contained per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Earlier studies have linked PFAS to health issues such as cancer, hypertension and … Continue reading Study: More than half of popular cosmetics sold in North America contain TOXIC CHEMICALS

Common plastic additive linked to fertility problems

A study published in the journal PLOS Genetics found that exposure to the plastic additive diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) could cause fertility problems. Led by Harvard Medical School researchers, the study showed that DEHP increases breaks in the DNA during egg production and impairs cells’ ability to repair these breaks. How common plastic additive affects fertility DEHP belongs to a family of chemicals called phthalates. It is … Continue reading Common plastic additive linked to fertility problems

Concerning levels of “forever chemicals” found in 100% of breast milk samples

A new study that evaluated American women’s breast milk for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “forever chemicals,” has shown “cause for concern” in the levels found in all 50 samples analyzed. The study, first reported by The Guardian, showed that the chemicals were found at levels roughly 2,000 times higher than what experts consider safe. This is the … Continue reading Concerning levels of “forever chemicals” found in 100% of breast milk samples

Researchers look at chunkung herbal medicine and its ability to prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that affects older adults. It is characterized by weak and brittle bones that make a person more prone to fractures. According to experts, the bones are in a constant state of renewal. During childhood and until the early 20s, a person makes new bones faster than his body could break down old ones to … Continue reading Researchers look at chunkung herbal medicine and its ability to prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women

CDC yet to determine whether coronavirus vaccines are safe for kids, pregnant women

Scientists and officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with White House health officials, said that they could find out whether the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective for pregnant women and children under the age of 12 by the end of the year. According to Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director … Continue reading CDC yet to determine whether coronavirus vaccines are safe for kids, pregnant women

Use it or lose it: An active, healthy sex life may delay menopause

If you don’t have sex frequently, could your body simply decide it doesn’t need to ovulate anymore? That is the implication of a study carried out by researchers from University College London, who surveyed 3,000 women about their sex lives and tracked them for a decade. Most of the women involved were married or in a … Continue reading Use it or lose it: An active, healthy sex life may delay menopause

COVID-19 vaccine may cause false breast cancer diagnosis, warn experts

The new coronavirus vaccines have a number of side effects that are expected to occur following the shots. One of those side effects is swollen lymph nodes. These swollen lymph nodes have become a cause of concern among radiologists. Emily Sonnenblick, a breast imaging radiologist at the Dubin Breast Center at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, said they have … Continue reading COVID-19 vaccine may cause false breast cancer diagnosis, warn experts

Researchers launch study to explore connection between irregular menstruations and coronavirus vaccines

Two researchers have launched a study to determine if Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines cause abnormal menstruations after hundreds of women noticed irregularities. The research is being conducted by Dr. Kathryn Clancy, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Dr. Katherine Lee, a postdoctoral scholar in the public health sciences division of the Washington University … Continue reading Researchers launch study to explore connection between irregular menstruations and coronavirus vaccines

Eating probiotic foods helps improve bone health in women

In 2001, a group of international scientists working on behalf of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) agreed to change the definition of probiotics. What they came up with became the most widely accepted definition of probiotics — that is, “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health … Continue reading Eating probiotic foods helps improve bone health in women