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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 »

Medical News Today: Can blocking a single protein tackle depression, obesity, and pain?

Depression, obesity, and chronic pain are some of the most pressing global health concerns. New research may have found a drug that could one day tackle all of these three conditions. Scientists may have identified a protein inhibitor that could tackle three conditions at once. Almost 40 percent of adults in the United States were… Read More »