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4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them?

­PHILADELPHIA — She called it her “deepest, darkest secret,” one she had never even shared with her husband. When Saffiatu Sillah was growing up in the West African nation of Sierra Leone, her clitoris was cut off in a ritual circumcision. She was left with scar tissue that caused pain during sex and agony during… Read More »

Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Could Be Hurting You, Report Says

Frederick BassGetty Images Summer’s hot, and the debate over how to protect yourself from the sun is even hotter. The Environmental Working Group released its 2019 Guide to Sunscreens today—the 13th annual report of its kind—and it finds that two-thirds of sunscreen products on the market “offer inferior protection or contain worrisome ingredients.” But not… Read More »

Medical News Today: How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

A recent study concludes that medicinal herbs found in Mauritius contain chemical compounds that inhibit the propagation of cancer cells. Mauritius is a hotbed of unique flora and fauna. Although science has made a great deal of headway in the treatment of cancer, there is still a long way to go. Some researchers, investigating new… Read More »

Prostate cancer symptoms: Having this colour pee could be warning sign of the disease

Prostate cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot because they develop slowly and may not show for many years. They usually appear when the prostate is large enough to affect the tube that carries urine from the bladder out the penis, known as the urethra. When this happens, symptoms can occur that affect how you… Read More »