Heres Exactly How to Have a Prostate Orgasm, According to Sex Experts

Ah, orgasms! Who doesn’t love them? There are so many ways to achieve the big O, from jacking off to intercourse to playing with sex toys (hi, vibrating cock rings). But your penis isn’t the only way to experience such pleasure. In fact, if you’re looking for a toe-curling, mind-blowing orgasm, you might just find it…in your ass. The prostate—a.k.a […]

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Arthur Staats Dies at 97; Called ‘Time Out’ for Unruly Kids

Literary references to grounding unruly children reverberate from at least the early 19th century, when the father in the 1835 novel “Home,” by Catharine Sedgwick, sternly orders his son Wallace to “go to your own room” after scalding a cat. Such banishments were later epitomized by the Swedish artist Carl Larsson’s 1894 watercolor “The Naughty Corner,” a picture of a […]

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The novel coronavirus’ spike protein plays additional key role in illness

Scientists have known for a while that SARS-CoV-2’s distinctive “spike” proteins help the virus infect its host by latching on to healthy cells. Now, a major new study shows that they also play a key role in the disease itself. The paper, published on April 30, 2021, in Circulation Research, also shows conclusively that COVID-19 is a vascular disease, demonstrating […]

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The novel coronavirus’ spike protein plays additional key role in illness

Scientists have known for a while that SARS-CoV-2’s distinctive “spike” proteins help the virus infect its host by latching on to healthy cells. Now, a major new study shows that they also play a key role in the disease itself. The paper, published on April 30, 2021, in Circulation Research, also shows conclusively that COVID-19 is a vascular disease, demonstrating […]

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A new strain of a well-known probiotic might offer help for infants’ intestinal problems

Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus GG, or LGG, is the most studied probiotic bacterium in the world. However, its features are not perfect, as it is unable to utilize the milk carbohydrate lactose or break down the milk protein casein. This is why the bacterium grows poorly in milk and why it has to be separately added to probiotic dairy products. In fact, […]

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Study in Ireland identifies underlying conditions associated with severe COVID-19 outcomes

A national study of 20,000 patients conducted by RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has identified the underlying conditions that are associated with more severe outcomes from COVID-19 in an Irish setting.   The research, which has been published in The Lancet Regional Health – Europe, will help inform national public […]

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Aurora doctor is leading the push to change cornea donation restrictions for gay, bisexual men

An Aurora doctor is helping lead a push to allow more gay and bisexual men to donate corneas and other tissues after death. Under federal regulations, men who have had sex with a man in the last five years can’t donate their corneas, which can restore sight in people with some degenerative eye conditions. The rule dates back to 1994, […]

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Colorado to declare racism a public health crisis

Colorado will declare racism a public health crisis following a push by staffers inside the state’s health department to respond to ongoing social-justice protests and the inequities highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic. Since June, employees at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment have pressed Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan to make such a public declaration and became increasingly […]

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New Colorado marketplace for PPE intended to help businesses restart

A volunteer-run initiative will offer businesses a place to buy personal protective equipment, like masks, for as reasonable a price as they’re likely to get during a pandemic. Energize Colorado, a nonprofit organization started by some of the private-sector volunteers on Gov. Jared Polis’ COVID-19 task forces, opened its online marketplace for protective equipment about two weeks ago. So far, […]

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