Brush up on grooming skills to prevent hair-raising problems

One of the things we love about dogs and cats is their glorious, often fluffy fur coats. A well-groomed dog or cat is aesthetically pleasing. But grooming isn’t just cosmetic. Veterinarians treat many conditions that result from inadequate grooming, which can be associated with poor health and welfare. Regular brushing and grooming of dogs and… Read More »

Medtronic pulls HeartWare HVAD pump from market amid recalls, patient deaths

Dive Brief: Medtronic abruptly pulled its HeartWare HVAD pump system from the market Thursday after a slew of Class I recalls and numerous reports of patient injuries and deaths associated with the device. The medtech cited ongoing device failures and “a growing body of observational clinical comparisons indicating a higher frequency of neurological adverse events,… Read More »

Hulk Hogan Reacts to Chris Hemsworth’s Massive Arms in ‘Thor 4’ Photo

As Chris Hemsworth reportedly keeps packing on muscle to play wrestling legend Hulk Hogan in an upcoming biopic, he also continues to receive praise from the man himself for the authenticity of his God-like gains. In a recent set photo from the last day of filming on Thor 4, Hemsworth did what he does best:… Read More »

How to Prevent Sun Damage

Learn how to prevent sun damage. Summer is here, and with it comes a host of activities that tempt us to head outdoors. There are few things better for your health than sunshine and exercise. Not only do you get a boost of much-needed vitamin D, but your mental health may improve as well. Before… Read More »

Weight gain after changing treatment more likely when switching from efavirenz or old-style tenofovir

Gaining weight after switching to a new antiretroviral combination is common, especially after switching from efavirenz or the older formulation of tenofovir, but most weight gain is modest and occurs in the first year after switching, a review of 12 large clinical trials shows. The results suggest that some older antiretrovirals may have a weight-suppressive… Read More »