Tag Archives: Medical

Medical News Today: What’s the difference between expiratory and inspiratory wheezing?

A wheeze is a whistling noise from the airways. Often the sound is high-pitched and occurs as a result of the airways narrowing, which causes their walls to vibrate. People may wheeze due to a long-term condition, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or a short-term condition, such as bronchitis or pneumonia.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy?

Most doctors agree that masturbating during pregnancy is safe and that it can even provide health benefits, such as lowering stress and promoting blood flow. For some pregnant women, morning sickness, nausea, and fatigue remove any interest in sexual activity, including masturbation. Others notice an increase in their sex drive — libido — due to… Read More »

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns ‘Medicare for All’ would hold back medical progress

President Trump’s former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the “Medicare for All” debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services. “I think it would squelch innovation, and I think it would hold back medical progress,” Scott Gottlieb said… Read More »