Figuring Out the Role of Fat Storage Cells in Obesity

New research from a team at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine establishes a role of adipocyte Na/K-ATPase signaling in worsening obesity and its companion diseases, including neurodegeneration and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), that was enhanced by specific targeting of NaKtide, an antagonist of Na/K-ATPase signaling, to the adipocyte. The findings are published […]

What to do about dry skin on the penis

The skin on a person’s penis is particularly sensitive, and dry skin may cause discomfort. A person may develop dry skin on their penis skin for many reasons, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, chafing clothes, and use of harsh soaps. Dry skin on the penis by itself is not usually a sign of a sexually transmitted […]

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health

People with obesity are often likely to develop depression as well, but the mechanisms at play are still unclear. New research in mice may now explain what happens in the brains of individuals who have a high-fat diet. How might a high-fat diet impact mental health? Many studies — including one that Medical News Today covered in November last […]

How to get glowing skin? The right exfoliation may be the answer

Scrubbing dead skin off might sound scary and harsh, but the fact is that it is an essential skincare step if you’re looking for that flawless glow Image: Chris Craymer For the longest time, exfoliation in an Indian beauty routine has been about using a random off-the-shelf scrub or creating one at home with fruit granules—both which have been used […]

How single dose skincare can help take the guesswork out of your routine

How much is too much product? Is your packaging eco? Does it travel well? For active skincare that answers all of these questions and more, Vogue looks to the latest innovations in capsules and ampules set to transform your complexion Image: Signe Vilstrup When it comes to K-Beauty (or Korean Beauty) the world has a lot […]