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Carbs, protein and lots of sleep are key to letting the body rebuild after marathon sporting events.
Science indicates that the key to peak physical performance is in your head.
Brigid Kosgei and Eliud Kipchoge’s record-breaking runs pushed the limits of what humans can achieve—but here’s how regular athletes can also increase their endurance over time.
The FDA has warned consumers about fluoroquinolones like Cipro and Levaquin for more than a decade—but they’re still one of the most prescribed outpatient drugs in the U.S.
As men—and trans women—look to preserve their future fertility via cryopreservation, startups are rushing to provide DIY sperm samples at home.
It’s not likely to hit the U.S.—but it could happen.
The FDA is moving to reduce nicotine in tobacco products to curb smoking. What does that mean for nicotine replacement therapies like Nicorette?
‘The honest answer is, we don’t have a clue.’
Finasteride, first used to treat prostate enlargement, has become the president’s choice to combat hair loss.