What do you know about rheumatic diseases?

September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: Ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing…

If You’re An Leo, Do This Workout Routine

Just Stock/Shutterstock By Maria Gracia Santillana/Sept. 1, 2021 9:23 am EDT Leos, why not take this opportunity to try a new workout or two? Leos are known for their fiery personalities and, truthfully, love for attention, and astrology experts are here to recommend the perfect workout routines and target areas to…

If You’re A Libra, Do This Workout Routine

If you were born between September 23 and October 22, you’ve got your sun sign in Libra. According to Cosmopolitan, you’re a charming air sign who goes with the flow. One of the biggest stereotypes of Libras is that you find it difficult to make decisions. With the scales as…

If You’re An Aquarius, Do This Workout Routine

While your zodiac sign can be a good indicator on how you behave in relationships and instructs you on what careers suit you best, you might not know that you can also look to your sun sign when determining the best workout routine to follow. While every individual is unique…

To do or not to do: Cracking the code of motivation

Why do we do things? What persuades us to put an effort to achieve goals, however mundane? What, for instance, drives us to search for food? Neurologically, the answer is hidden in the reward system of the brain—an evolutionary mechanism that controls our willingness to work or to take a…

Americans 'do not need' COVID-19 booster shot, FDA, CDC say

Fauci tells unvaccinated Americans to ‘get over it,’ calls hesitancy ‘political’ Dr. Anthony Fauci questions ‘what the problem is’ with COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in America. Brian Kilmeade, Ainsley Earhardt and Pete Hegseth react on ‘Fox & Friends.’ In a statement published hours after Pfizer signaled its intention to file for…

How well do COVID vaccines work in the real world?

Many Australians will be weighing up whether to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is widely available, or to wait for Pfizer later in the year. There are many factors to consider. One is how well these COVID-19 vaccines work in the “real world” of those getting vaccines now….

How pancreatic cancer cells dodge drug treatments

Cancer cells can become resistant to treatments through adaptation, making them notoriously tricky to defeat and highly lethal. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Cancer Center Director David Tuveson and his team investigated the basis of “adaptive resistance” common to pancreatic cancer. They discovered one of the backups to which these…