Erectile Dysfunction Meds Like Viagra, Cialis: 85% Increase In Serious Vision Problems, Study Says

A study found that regular use of medications such as sildenafil (e.g., Viagra), vardenafil (e.g., … [+]…getty Can regularly taking erectile dysfunction (ED) medications like Viagra and Cialis make it much harder for you to see? Well, a study just published in JAMA Ophthalmology found that men who regularly took phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors were […]

Mutations In a Father’s Sperm Could Predict Risk of Autism In Children, Study Finds

A new study from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine has found that ‘de novo mutations’ in a father’s sperm can predict the risk of autism in a child (file image) Mutations in a father’s sperm could predict the risk of a child being diagnosed with autism, a new study suggests. The genetic flaws, […]

PFAS Forever Chemicals Linked To Liver Cancer In First of Its Kind Study

New research has reported a link between elevated blood levels of perfluooctane sulfate (PFOS) and increased risk of liver cancer. The study is the first to directly associate exposure from this “forever chemical” to liver cancer in humans.There are thousands of different chemicals under the umbrella of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. These substances […]

Could Contact Lenses Be The Ultimate Computer Screen?

Smart contact lenses promise to bring data directly into your field of view Imagine you have to make a speech, but instead of looking down at your notes, the words scroll in front of your eyes, whichever direction you look in. That’s just one of many features the makers of smart contact lenses promise will […]

What We Know About Long COVID So Far

While the World Health Organization says long COVID starts three months after the original bout of illness or positive test result, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sets the timeline at just after one month. Among the many confounding aspects of the coronavirus is the spectrum of possible symptoms, as well as their severity […]