Category Archives: News

Smart Toilets Will Use Anal Fingerprints

This article was previously published January 16, 2021, and has been updated with new information. The idea behind smart technology is that your cellphone or appliance does the thinking for you. Researchers at Stanford Medicine have taken this to a whole new level and hope to develop a toilet that evaluates your excrement each time… Read More »

Study confirms kids as spreaders of COVID-19 and emerging variants

By studying 110 children aged two weeks to 21 years who tested positive for COVID-19 at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) or urgent care clinics, researchers confirmed earlier findings that infants, children and adolescents are equally capable of carrying high levels of live, replicating SARS-CoV-2 in their respiratory secretions. The researchers at Harvard-affiliated MGH and colleagues… Read More »

Essential Reads: Maternal Suicide in the United States, The Latest Research & Data Collection Efforts

Maternal suicide is a leading cause of maternal mortality. Despite common misconceptions, pregnancy and the postpartum period do not protect against the risk of psychiatric disorders or suicide. It has become increasingly urgent and important to normalize the discussion of maternal suicide to raise awareness and double-down on maternal suicide tracking and prevention efforts.  In… Read More »

So many ingredients, which ones work?

With more than 30,000 ingredients used across the skincare industry, it’s impossible to know what every single one does and if it’s right for your skin. And taking a trial and error approach means you run the risk of over-treating your skin with unnecessary components. To help you navigate the plethora of options, check out… Read More »