Posts tagged "diseases"

Get A Boner And Fight Malaria At The Same Time With Viagra!

The infamous boner pill Viagra, might now help fight the disease Malaria, scientists say. It can’t cure someone already infected with the disease, but it could be a preventative in its transmission by mosquitos.
When Viagra is taken it grabs onto enzymes that break down a molecule called cGMP. cGMP relaxes blood vessels i…

Katrin Higher / May 16, 2015

Supermodel Jourdan Dunn On Her Son’s Sickle Cell Disease

“The unconditional love for your child is truly amazing … I’ll always put Riley before anything else because I’m a mother first. But Riley has Sickle Cell disease, and the hardest thing is not knowing if he’s just miserable or in pain and having a crisis. All I want to do is take the pai…

Annika Harris / April 4, 2011

Getting A Disease Has Never Been Cuter

Getting a disease or sickness has never been something that anyone looked forward to, but now you just might. These giant plush microbes are stuffed animals of diseases like syphilis, herpes, anthrax, and mad cow, which are only some of the many different stuffed diseases that are available. Giving someone herpes or the kissing disease…

Carli Alexa Blau / June 30, 2010

The Top 10 Most Talked-About Diseases Of The Decade

The ’00s have been full of disease scares. Take the official disease of 2009, swine flu, which in addition to infecting the Backstreet Boys and Rupert Grint, led to canceled proms and Heidi and Spencer’s honeymoon being ruined. But seriously, there’s nothing funny about the almost 12,000 deaths from swine flu this year. Or about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 26, 2009