Health + Science

Canadian Viagra helps only if the reduction of potency is associated with psychological problems. But if the cause is hidden in physiological disorders, the drug will not be able to eliminate the disease. 
  • June 24, 2016

    Repercussions of 'Brexit' reach Philadelphia region

    If you are sitting there thinking, I live in South Philly (or South Jersey, or Wilmington). What does the "Brexit" have to do with me? Well,...
  • June 24, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Tough times for Silicon Valley’s diagnostic wunderkind and her multi-billion dollar company, Theranos

    The company is under scrutiny from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Food and Drug Administration, largely due to reporting that began la...
  • June 23, 2016 |  The Pulse

    The scientific breakthroughs behind modern fabric

    From nylon to next-generation fabrics, the research lab always precedes the runway.
  • June 23, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Why don't young doctors want to work in primary care?

    Half the money and none of the respect, a first-year resident says no wonder new doctors aren't choosing to be generalists.
  • June 23, 2016 |  The Pulse

    How Philly's winning soda tax strategy left out the public health angle

    Philadelphia's new soda tax, signed into law this week, is a major victory for public health advocates. Bottled Coke, Pepsi, iced tea, energy dri...
  • June 23, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Scientists discover new pathway for darkening and lightening skin

    Researchers at a University of Pennsylvania dermatology lab were running a cancer study when they noticed that sex hormones were affecting pigment pro...
  • June 23, 2016

    Obama signs toxic chemicals law with ties to two N.J. senators

    President Obama on Wednesday signed the first overhaul to the country's toxic chemicals laws in 40 years, thanks in part to the efforts of two U....
  • June 22, 2016

    Anticipating abortion ruling from U.S. Supreme Court that could alter access

    Rutgers University vice dean and professor Kimberly Mutcherson sits down with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court...
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