Dominican Republic Low-Cost Surgeries Dangers Uncovered

Dominican Republic Low-Cost Surgeries Dangers Uncovered

As young New Yorker Beverly Brignoni became the victim of low-cost surgeries in the Dominican Republic, the dangers are slowly being uncovered. Brignoni, 28 years old, died on February 20 while getting a tummy tuck and liposuction. Doctors say she died of a massive pulmonary embolism. Although the death of a patient is rare, concerns about […]

Whaling in Japan Banned by Court

Whaling in Japan Banned by Court

The U.N. International Court of Justice has temporarily banned whaling in Japan, rejecting the argument that the purpose of the catch was scientific research. The court agreed with Australia, which brought the case to light in May 2010, that the scientific output of whaling was lacking in comparison with the number of whales that were […]

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Boost Erectile Function

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Boost Erectile Function

A new study shows that cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost the erectile function in men. The study, presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual Scientific Session and published in the Journal of Sexual Medication, was led by Dr. John B. Kostis from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School New Brunswick in New Jersey. […]