26 Feb, 2024
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Science Is Treating Erectile Dysfunction With Spider Venom. What We Know – Health Digest

The armed spider (Phoneutria nigriventer) or banana spider — which gets its latter name from having been found in banana shipments — is one of the most toxic spiders in the world. Its bite is known to cause a severe stinging pain at the site of the wound at first, per Live Science, and eventually leads […]

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What Happens To Your Back When You Don’t Drink Enough Water – Health Digest

As you move around during the day, gravity puts a lot of pressure on your back. It’s up to the spine’s discs to protect your vertebrae from this compression. When they lose water, there is more wear and tear on the vertebrae as space shrinks between them. The outer layer of these discs can become […]

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This Three-Second Workout Builds Arm Strength Without Equipment – Health Digest

While there have been articles on doing short bursts of aerobic exercises during the day to help with cardiovascular health and overall fitness before, this is one of those rare studies where resistance training has been looked at through a similar lens.  Ken Nosaka, a professor of exercise and sports science at Edith Cowan University […]