Bacteria-killing gel heals itself while healing you

IMAGE: McMaster engineers specializing in infectious diseases have created a bacteria-killing gel composed entirely of friendly viruses. The gel can heal itself when cut. view more  Credit: JD Howell, McMaster University HAMILTON, ON July 25, 2019 — McMaster researchers have developed a novel new gel made entirely from bacteria-killing viruses. The anti-bacterial gel, which can be…

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Device could automatically deliver drug to reverse opioid overdose

VIDEO: A Purdue University team of engineers has built a wearable device designed to automatically detect when a person’s respiration rate decreases to a certain level — converted from electrocardiography (EKG)… view more  WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Opioid users tend to be alone and incapacitated during an overdose. Purdue University researchers are developing a device that…

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FaceApp Is the Future

My favorite thing about John Herrman (c. 2069) is that he’s still alive. My least favorite thing about him is that he can’t talk. He knows what’s coming. He probably also has some ideas about what really mattered, in hindsight, and I’d probably agree with his ideas, because he is me. There are many things…

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DoorDash Changes Tipping Model After Uproar From Customers

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] As DoorDash grew to become the biggest on-demand food delivery app in the country, it began doing something unconventional with customers’ tips: It used them mostly to subsidize its payments to delivery workers. Even as it faced blistering criticism…

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12 Chic Anklets That Will Make You Reconsider the ’90s Trend

I know what you’re thinking: ELLE, you can’t be serious. Anklets? Well, the answer is yes! The jewelry you loved in the ’90s and ’00s is officially back in style and we’re kind of obsessed. Sure, at some point, they became the «trashy» style of jewelry (similar to the rise and fall of tongue and…

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Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide

Textured breast implants made by Allergan that have been linked to an unusual cancer are being recalled in the United States at the request of the Food and Drug Administration, and will also be recalled globally, the agency announced on Wednesday. The F.D.A. decision, based on an increasing number of cases and deaths from the…

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Amanda Seyfried Reads ‘He’s Playing Our Song’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Tormented by anxiety throughout her 20s, Mariclare Lawson would only go on dates while drunk. Then, when she stopped drinking at 27, Ms. Lawson found that her social skills with men were stunted. Without a drink…

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Medical News Today: A guide to psoriatic arthritis medication

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First a Championship Ring, Now the Wedding Rings

After his first college basketball season at the University of Virginia, Kyle Guy reviewed some video and was unhappy with what he perceived as a lack of performance on his part. “I decided I was going to work really, really hard during that off-season to make things right,” said Mr. Guy, a 6-foot-3 guard from…

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Strippers Are Doing It for Themselves

Around 10 most nights, Nikeisah Newton hops into her car for a 10-minute drive into downtown Portland, Ore., so that she can deliver healthy meals that include ingredients like massaged kale to strippers working the evening shift. “One of the best forms of activism is feeding people,” Ms. Newton said. Her company is called Meals…

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