Andropause

Andropause: The Male Menopause

Men… are you experiencing any of the following symptoms? Fatigue or loss of energy/stamina Depression or negative mood Irritability, quick temper or uncontrolled anger Anxiety or nervousness Memory loss or difficulty concentrating Relationship problems with your spouse or partner Decrease libido or desire to have sex Difficulty maintaining or achieving an erection Decreased intensity of…

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Air Pollution Increases Risk for Heart Attack-HEPA Filter May Help

Air Pollution Increases Risk for Heart Attack-HEPA Filter May Help

January 21, 2010 — Particulate air pollution increases the risk for myocardial infarction, and lowering indoor particulate air pollution levels by using ordinary high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration improves 2 markers of cardiovascular risk: microvascular endothelial function and systemic inflammation. Ryan W. Allen, PhD, and colleagues from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada,…

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superbug

A New Superbug is on the Rise. Here’s What You Should Know

Humanity has been engaged in a decades-long war against superbugs. These drug-resistant microbes threaten our return to a pre-antibiotic era – one in which common infections were often deadly. And so far, drug developers haven’t been able to keep up. In the U.S. alone, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year, leading to anywhere from 23,000 to 150,000 deaths.

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