People with type 2 diabetes and heart disease may benefit from newer therapies

DALLAS, April 13, 2020 — Type 2 diabetes (T2D) affects treatment options for patients who have both coronary artery disease (CAD) and T2D, according to a new American Heart Association Scientific Statement, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation. The scientific statement provides an overview of the latest advances for treating people who have…

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Small Chloroquine Study Halted Over Risk of Fatal Heart Complications

A small study in Brazil was halted early for safety reasons after coronavirus patients taking a higher dose of chloroquine developed irregular heart rates that increased their risk of a potentially fatal heart arrhythmia. Chloroquine is closely related to the more widely used drug hydroxychloroquine. President Trump has enthusiastically promoted them as a potential treatment…

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Track Down the Mystery Person Who Just Texted You

The rise of texting has birthed a new kind of awkward social interaction: the text with no name attached. Do you ask who it is, risking the shame of a friend realizing you didn’t care to save their number? Or do you text back, pretending you know what’s up, hoping they’ll drop enough clues to…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Risks of Reopening Economy Weighed

Here’s what you need to know: ImageOil storage tanks in Tuapse, Russia. The coronavirus pandemic has slashed global demand for oil by about one-third.Credit…Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg Oil-producing nations agree to cut production sharply. Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil-producing nations completed an agreement on Sunday to slash oil worldwide oil production by nearly 10 million barrels…

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Disney World Furloughing 43,000 Workers

Walt Disney World in Florida plans to furlough about 43,000 workers after it closed last month because of the coronavirus pandemic, the company and a union coalition representing the workers said. In mid-March, Disney theme parks worldwide closed, including Disney World in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. The furloughs, which are set to begin…

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Man’s View: Things You Shouldn’t Tolerate in a Man

Sometimes no one will understand men better than … men themselves! One of our male dating experts tells us what you should never tolerate in a man. He is lazy He is as lazy as one can imagine. In this world, there is only one person whose comfort this man is worried about – about…

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Laser Hair Removal Myths and Truth

Are there any girls left, who have never turned to laser hair removal? We do not mean those who suffer from alopecia. If you are still shaving, you probably believe in one or more depilation myths. But modern laser devices work with dark skin and causa less pain (yes, we are talking about the very…

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How to Care for Your Relaxed Hair at Home

Much of the conversation surrounding black hair in recent years has been about caring for and styling natural hair, and for good reason. As news spread that relaxers may cause hormone disruptions and other health issues, black women, in droves, began to cut off their relaxed hair and wear their natural texture. Yet many black…

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Why Are Some People So Much More Infectious Than Others?

As the coronavirus tears through the country, scientists are asking: Are some people more infectious than others? Are there superspreaders, people who seem to just spew out virus, making them especially likely to infect others? It seems that the answer is yes. There do seem to be superspreaders, a loosely defined term for people who…

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