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Men With Larger Noses Have Bigger Penises, According to New Study

The bigger the nose, the bigger the penis…right? Well, that’s not quite how the adage goes, but according to a new study carried out by researchers at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, there is a significant correlation between nose size and penis size. Published in the medical journal Basic and Clinical Andrology, the researchers of […]

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Noncalcified coronary plaque burden higher in people with HIV

People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and without known cardiovascular disease have two to three times the noncalcified coronary plaque burden of non-HIV healthy volunteers, according to a study from Canada published in Radiology. Researchers said the results underscore the importance of a heart-healthy lifestyle in people living with HIV. HIV/AIDS emerged as a […]

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Studies suggest people with blood cancers may not be optimally protected after COVID-19 vaccination

Two new studies published in Blood suggest that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine may have reduced efficacy in individuals with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and multiple myeloma, two types of blood cancer. According to researchers, these studies could help inform the ideal time for vaccination of these populations. Study suggests two-dose COVID-19 vaccine is less effective […]

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Contraceptive planning is essential to optimal health for women with heart disease

Pregnancy can increase the risk of morbidity and mortality in women with cardiovascular disease; however, many cardiologists are not having pre-pregnancy contraception discussions with their patients of child-bearing age. There is a need to provide evidence-based guidance for contraceptive safety and effectiveness and pregnancy planning options for this high-risk patient group, according to a paper […]