Mom could 'see skin blistering and peeling' after hot water bottle exploded on legs

Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 9 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 9 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS BELOW A mother in the U.K. said she watched paramedics pop “100 blisters on my stomach and legs” after a hot water bottle exploded in between her legs, leaving her with severe burns. […]

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What Are Hot Flashes—And Why Do They Happen During Menopause?

Hot flashes are practically synonymous with menopause—but, despite most people being aware of their existence, many don't know what, exactly, hot flashes are. While not every women experiences hot flashes during menopause, those that have (and do) are well aware that the experience is pretty miserable. “I've had several patients describe being in meetings and needing to excuse themselves because […]

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People Are Getting Second-Degree Burns On Their Feet From Hot Pavement

With summer comes all sorts of warnings about staying safe in the sun: Wear sunscreen, stay hydrated, reach for a comically-large, wide-brimmed straw hat when you can. But while you're protecting any and all skin that could come into contact with those rays, you should also be paying attention to one part of your body where the sun doesn't hit: your […]

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April Love Geary Defends Letting Daughter, 16 Months, Eat Hot Cheetos

Like mother, like daughter! April Love Geary’s 16-month-old likes Hot Cheetos, and the model isn’t here for any criticism. “We’re here for a good time, not a long time,” the 24-year-old responded to a Monday, June 24, Instagram message saying that the spicy snacks “send multiple children to the emergency room each year.” This came after the California native shared […]

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Don't Let the Summer Weather Make Your Vagina Hot, Itchy and Angry

Summer can be pretty freaking awesome — lounging on a beach, picnicking by a lake, romancing in a hot tub. Then, there are times when warm weather and seasonal activities can lead to not-so-fun moments for your ladybits. Here are six instances when you might experience issues down there, fixes for when you do, and ways to potentially avoid them […]

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Women with persistent hot flushes are more at risk of breast cancer

Women who suffer persistent hot flushes during the menopause are more likely to develop breast cancer Study of 25,000 post-menopausal women who did not have HRT Fluctuating oestrogen levels are thought to be behind hot flushes High oestrogen exposure has been linked to a greater risk of breast cancer   e-mail View comments Women who suffer persistent hot flushes during the menopause […]

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Scientists discover ‘brain hot spot’ for drugs against fear

Anxiety disorders are a major medical problem affecting a large population. They can be treated with a range of psychiatric drugs, including a group of substances called benzodiazepines (BZDs). BZDs have been used to treat patients with anxiety for 50 years and it is well-understood what they do on the molecular and cellular level. However, doctors and neuroscientists had much […]

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Neuroimaging study reveals ‘hot spot’ for cue-reactivity in substance-dependent population

When patients with dependence on alcohol, cocaine or nicotine are shown drug cues, or images related to the substance, an area of their brain known as the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) shows increased activity, report investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in an article published online September 7, 2018 in Translational Psychiatry. “We asked the question: ‘Which […]

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Showerhead Mycobacteria Abundant in Regional ‘Hot Spots’

FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 — In some regions of the United States, showerheads have an abundance of mycobacteria, and those regions tend to overlap with regions where nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease is most prevalent, according to a study published online Oct. 30 in mBio. Matthew J. Gebert, from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and colleagues collected showerhead biofilm […]

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