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Chlamydia may spread through the gut to infect new parts of the body

Chlamydia trachomatis bacteriaScience Photo Library By Chelsea Whyte Chlamydia may cause rectal infections in some people by spreading through the gastrointestinal tract after oral sex, according to a study of heterosexual men. Past research has found that some women contract rectal chlamydia without ever engaging in anal sex, and it has been thought that the… Read More »

Fitness blogger says she’s happier with body after ditching the diet: ‘My worth is not dictated by my appearance’ – Fox News

Kate Writer became a big hit on Instagram by showing off the results of her 108-pound weight loss back in 2014 — but has now revealed she was “stuck in the diet mentality.” (iStock) An Australian fitness blogger who documented her staggering weight loss has revealed she’s happier than ever after piling back on the pounds.… Read More »

The Scientific Explanations Behind 25 Quirky Body Reactions

Your eyelid randomly starts to twitch Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock A twitchy eyelid, known as blepharospasm, often happens randomly and can last anywhere from minutes to days. Most are usually harmless and don’t affect your vision. “We don’t know why this happens exactly but fatigue, caffeine, and stress are common culprits,” says Dr. Rantala. “I often recommend trying… Read More »