You've probably heard about phthalates, the chemicals that make plastic soft and flexible. They're practically in everything, but a new study reveals another reason pregnant women should try to avoid them.
It's the hormone that regulates muscle mass, energy, and sex drive, and some men think more is better. You see it on TV, in magazines, and on shelves everywhere you turn, but few men know the dangers of taking testosterone.
Imagine losing your hair, vomiting every time you ate and living in extreme pain. Now, imagine if doctors couldn't help you because they couldn't figure out what was wrong. Well, that's exactly what happened to one woman with whom we talked.
Thirty-one million Americans have chronic kidney disease. For patients with irreversible kidney problems, dialysis is a life-saving therapy, but it's also a tough treatment that requires a lot of time. Now, an artificial kidney may offer patients more freedom.
Sometimes, the treatment is worse than the condition itself. That's what happens when people with allergies are allergic to the medication they take to relieve their symptoms, and sometimes the reaction can be life-threatening, but treatments for people with sensitive systems are available.