Experts Explain What Drinking While on Medication Can Do to Your Body : ScienceAlert

Anyone who has drunk alcohol will be familiar with how easily it can lower your social inhibitions and let you do things you wouldn’t normally do. But you may not be aware that mixing certain medicines with alcohol can increase the effects and put you at risk. When you mix alcohol with medicines, whether prescription … Read more

Rare Psychiatric Events Linked to Ozempic Have Experts Concerned : ScienceAlert

The use of Ozempic has exploded in recent years, but despite what you might have seen on social media, this once-weekly injection is not officially approved for weight loss, only the treatment of diabetes. As more doctors prescribe the medication – and related weight-loss drug Wegovy – for appetite suppression, some researchers are growing concerned … Read more

Most Experts Avoid Using Pie Charts. Here’s Why. : ScienceAlert

Our lives are becoming increasingly data driven. Our phones monitor our time and internet usage and online surveys discern our opinions and likes. These data harvests are used for telling us how well we’ve slept or what we might like to buy. Numbers are becoming more important for everyday life, yet people’s numerical skills are … Read more

Experts Reveal Why Drinking Alcohol at Night Wakes You Up at 3am : ScienceAlert

You’ve come home after a long day at work, you have dinner, put the kids to bed, and then you have your usual nightcap before drifting off to sleep. Or, perhaps you’re at the pub for the work Christmas party, and you think you’ll just have one more drink before heading home. That last drink … Read more

Experts Reveal What Happens to Your Vagina When You Get Older : ScienceAlert

The vagina is an internal organ with a complex ecosystem, influenced by circulating hormone levels which change during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. Around and after menopause, there are normal changes in the growth and function of vaginal cells, as well as the vagina’s microbiome (groups of bacteria living in the vagina). Many … Read more