LELO’s Enigma Is A Versatile Sex Toy That Offers The Best of Both Worlds & It’s $40 Off for Valentine’s Day

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. When you’re in the market for a new sex toy, versatility is always a virtue. Whether you have a robust collection and are in the market for a new and intriguing addition or you’re looking for a replacement for […]

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Radon: The odorless, invisible threat

Radon is an odorless, invisible radioactive gas. It’s naturally released from rocks, soil and water—and it can get trapped inside your home, office or school. There’s no known safe level of radon. Unfortunately, there are no symptoms of radon exposure as there are with carbon monoxide poisoning. What makes radon so dangerous Breathing high levels over time can lead to […]

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Depression in college-educated Black Americans linked to discrimination

Racial discrimination was found to be a significant force behind higher levels of depression among college-educated Black Americans, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. “Our results indicate that there is an alarming level of depression among upwardly mobile—which we define as college-educated—Black Americans,” said Darrell Hudson, an associate professor and lead author […]

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Discovering Novel Antimicrobials with Flow Cytometry

IntroductionRole of flow cytometry in discovering antimicrobialsPros and cons of flow cytometryReferences Antimicrobial drug resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health as it can disrupt how simple infections are treated and become superbugs and untreatable. Antimicrobial resistance is when a microbe becomes resistant to available antimicrobial treatments. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), antimicrobial resistance is […]

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Can They Freaking Do That?!? (2023 Update)

The “An Arm and a Leg” podcast is back. This season, host Dan Weissmann will tell stories about patients finding creative ways to fight back against outrageous bills.  This first episode of Season 9 updates a story from 2019 about a listener who got a $35 bill from a medical testing lab she had never heard of. Soon a follow-up […]

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Cochlear avatars provide a platform for deciphering the mechanisms of sensorineural hearing loss

Disabling hearing loss affects one in every ten people and up to 25% of people over 60, according to the World Health Organization, and can have both genetic and environmental causes such as infections and noise exposure. Sensorineural hearing loss, the most frequent form of hearing loss, is caused by damage to specialized cells in the cochlea called hair cells […]

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