Some earlier research seemed to suggest that if you spread your calories over a day or if you eat minimally during the day and consume most of your calories at night, you should not be at risk of gaining weight. According to the research, regardless of your eating pattern style, your weight should not fluctuate if you keep the calorie amount stable and it is balanced with your physical activity effort. Some studies in the past on animals have shown that timing of meals, exposure to light and sleep patterns might impact metabolism. According to a new study, people who snack after 8 pm have higher BMIs (body mass indexes) than people who don't snack at night, even if the night-time snackers do not eat "significantly" more calories at night.
Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago assembled a test group of 52 participants. The idea was to monitor sleep patterns and see the impact on eating patterns, particularly night-time eating patterns.&n...
In early March 2015, a California jury ordered Johnson and Johnson’s Ethicon division to pay $5.7 million in the first trial due to injuries that have been attributable to the TVT Abbrevo mesh product. This settlement included $700,000 for compensatory damages for complication with the TVT Abbrevo mesh and an additional $5 million in punitive damages. This was a result of the jury deciding that Ethicon conducted business with malice towards patients, and that the company knew that the product caused severe complications but failed to warn physicians.
This transvaginal mesh is just one of the products that are presently the subject of numerous lawsuits. For those fans of late night television, not a night goes by without seeing and advertisement from one of the law firms aggressively seeking these claims. There are presently over 70,00 lawsuits pending against Ethicon and other manufactures of vaginal mesh products. Some of these companies include Boston Scientific, ...
A small amount of daily vaginal discharge is common in most women. Some breast cancer treatments can cause more or different discharge.
Normal discharge is usually:
clear, white, or opaque in color
thin and sticky or thick and gooey in appearance
Abnormal discharge can be:
more voluminous than usual
thick and white or yellowish in color (sometimes resembling cottage cheese); a cottage-cheese-like discharge can be a sign of a yeast infection. If you think you might have a yeast infection, call your doctor. Medicines are available to help.
If the discharge looks bloody, see a doctor immediately. Bloody discharge can be a sign of a serious medical condition.
The following breast cancer treatments can cause vaginal discharge:
tamoxifen, a hormonal therapy
Fareston (chemical name: toremifene), a hormonal therapy
Some bisphosphonates (bone-strengthening medicines) can cause a white vaginal discharge as a side effect.
Managing vaginal discharge
Take daily shower...
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