Legendary Bodybuilder Robby Robinson Has Only Gotten Stronger

WHEN ROBBY ROBINSON started bodybuilding at Venice Beach’s Gold’s Gym in 1975, he remembers being told “Blacks don’t get contracts” to compete. He was harassed at contests and struggled with steroids and sickle cell anemia. Despite many wins, Robinson never captured the IFBB’s overall title, Mr. Olympia. After he complained about mistreatment, the IFBB suspended…

Danish Soccer Player Suffered Cardiac Arrest During Euro Match

June 14, 2021 Danish soccer player Christian Eriksen’s heart stopped beating after he fell to the ground during a Euro 2020 match against Finland on Saturday, Danish team doctor Morten Boesen said. “Well, he was gone,” Boesen said, according to The Wall Street Journal. “We did cardiac resuscitation. And it was cardiac arrest.” Erickson, a…

Luspatercept Benefit Also in Non-Transfusion-Dependent Thalassemia

The first-in-class erythroid maturation agent luspatercept (Reblozyl) is already approved for the treatment of anemia in adult patients with beta thalassemia who require red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. Now it has also shown to be beneficial for patients with beta thalassemia who are not dependent on transfusions. There is no drug specifically indicated as yet…

Check Out All the Marvel Easter Eggs Hidden in the Trailer for Episode 2 of Loki

Marvel Studios and Disney+ have dropped a new trailer for the second episode of the MCU spinoff show Loki, which sees Thor’s brother, the God of Mischief played by Tom Hiddleston, ejected from his own timeline and forced to cooperate with the mysterious TVA, a vast time-traveling bureaucracy. And just as was the case in…

‘Laughing Gas’ May Help Tough-to-Treat Depression

By Alan Mozes HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, June 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When antidepressants fail to rein in hard-to-treat depression, the common anesthetic most know as “laughing gas” might be a safe and effective alternative, new research suggests.The finding follows work with 28 patients struggling with “treatment-resistant major depression,” a severe condition that investigators say affects…

Drug-eluting stents: Do they increase heart attack risk?

Drug-eluting stents: Do they increase heart attack risk?The most common type of heart stent is generally considered safe and effective when used with anti-clotting medication.By Mayo Clinic Staff A stent is a small mesh tube inserted into an artery to keep it open. A drug-eluting stent is coated with a slow-release medication to help prevent…

The 16 Best Early Amazon Prime Day 2021 Apple Deals to Start Shopping Now

If you haven’t already heard, Amazon Prime Day 2021 is on June 21 and 22 (yeah, right after Father’s Day)—and it’s coming up quick. Like Prime Days of the past, this year’s sale will undoubtedly be chock-full of deals that are too good to pass up, from fitness gear to wardrobe staples—and yes, that includes…

Benzene Was Found in Some Sunscreens. Now What?

Just before Memorial Day, online pharmacy and lab Valisure announced that its testing had found benzene, a known carcinogen, in batches of 78 widely-available sunscreen and after-sun products. The company has petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to recall these products, , which include batches from Neutrogena, Banana Boat, CVS Health, and other brands. More…

SEAL Team Star Max Thieriot Shows Off His 5-Year Body Transformation

It was recently confirmed that CBS military drama series SEAL Team has been renewed for a fifth season, and one of its leading actors just shared a throwback photo on Instagram illustrating just how much has changed in the last four years.Max Thieriot posted a “before and after” picture which shows the weight loss and…