Tag Archives: Better

‘I resent that I have to decide between knowing my body better or a safer sex life’

Most people aren’t seriously thinking about fertility until they’re too old to do much about it, according to fertility researcher Emmalee Ford, whose work has recently been published in the journal Reproduction. I sat down with Ford to have a fascinating chat on the very broad topic of fertility, hormones and birth control. I wanted… Read More »

Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says

Neurobiologist Nina Kraus can. At her lab at Northwestern University called “Brainvolts,” she and her colleagues can attach a series of electrodes to your scalp and record the electricity your brain produces in response to a sound. “I can then take that electricity and play it out through a speaker and we can listen to… Read More »

Barbara Scully: ‘Kate Moss was wrong… there are some things that taste better than skinny feels’

So, there are always bananas in my house. But the problem with bananas is that they go soft very quickly, and I like a firm banana. So along with my firm bananas there are usually a couple of ‘gone beyond’ bananas which languish, unloved and untouched. In the past this hasn’t been a problem as… Read More »

AHA: AstraZeneca’s Farxiga outcomes data looks even better in patients without diabetes

PHILADELPHIA––AstraZeneca’s SGLT2 med Farxiga has already stepped on the FDA fast track with trial data showing it could reduce heart failure risks in patients whether they have Type 2 diabetes or not. Turns out those “paradigm shifting” data show an even greater cardiovascular benefit for patients who don’t have diabetes than those who do—and this for a drug designed specifically to… Read More »