Medicine

Mind and Body
This commonly overlooked health problem can have serious consequences — here’s how to spot it
The Conversation and Diane Cress
Mind and Body
This strange idea could help explain the mysterious symptoms of IBS
Miriam Fauzia
Innovation
Lobsters could hold the key to birth control that doesn't totally suck
Joanna Thompson
Innovation
Elon Musk's Neuralink demo promised miracles — but a neuroscientist says the tech is decades behind
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Can health wearables help you sleep better? Here’s what your trackers are actually measuring
Miriam Fauzia
Innovation
Farts say more about your health than you think — now, scientists are listening
Max G. Levy
Mind and Body
Why a debunked TikTok about toxic tampons exposes a more dangerous truth
Colleen Wood and Undark
Innovation
This smart bandage does the work of a doctor
Joanna Thompson
Science
Hepatitis C vaccine: Scientists just made a major breakthrough
The Conversation, Lisa Eshun-Wilson and Alba Torrents de la Peña
Science
A groundbreaking finding on multiple sclerosis is dividing scientists
Elizabeth Preston and Undark
Mind and Body
How cancer tumor cells can become immortal
Pattra Chun-On, Jonathan Alder and The Conversation
Innovation
CRISPR could help bacteria destroy cancer and gulp up methane
Abe Musselman
Mind and Body
Mindfulness meditation may be just as effective as anxiety medication — study
Katie MacBride
Science
160 years ago, the father of microbiology changed how we make food forever
The Conversation and Rodney E. Rohde
Mind and Body
Do Covid-19 tests expire? Here's the truth about the home kits
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Inflammation: Immune system science explains why the body attacks itself
Prakash Nagarkatti, Mitzi Nagarkatti and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Cannabis for pain: A scientist reveals how weed activates our body's opioid system
Benjamin Land and The Conversation
Mind and Body
A single dose of psilocybin may alleviate major depression for 12 weeks, study finds
Katie MacBride
Innovation
First-ever lab-grown blood could change medicine forever
Molly Glick
Mind and Body
Can going outside with wet hair make you sick? A pediatrician reveals the cold truth
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
This vital cancer screening test saves countless lives — why is it still so controversial?
The Conversation and Franklin G. Berger
Mind and Body
Over-the-counter birth control is coming soon — and it could revolutionize reproductive health
The Conversation, Lucas Berenbrok and Marian Jarlenski
Mind and Body
RSV outbreak: 5 vital answers a pediatric disease expert wants everyone to know
The Conversation and Jennifer Girotto
Mind and Body
Some autoimmune diseases may protect against Covid-19
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Scientists use mRNA technology to create a potent flu shot that could last for years
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Indica vs. sativa: A cannabis expert explains whether these two products are actually different
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Why did I test negative if I have Covid-19 symptoms? How to make sense of rapid tests
The Conversation, Nathaniel Hafer, Apurv Soni and Yukari Manabe
Mind and Body
This simple habit could significantly boost your heart health
Miriam Fauzia
Science
Life expectancy in the U.S. is declining — should you be worried?
Ridhi Kashyap, José Manuel Aburto, Jennifer Beam Dowd and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Researchers discover a compound that may work as a fast antidepressant
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Is antiperspirant bad for you? Dermatologists debunk the persistent fear
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
The Black Death changed our immune systems — here’s how
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
No, drug dealers are not trying to slip kids fentanyl, researchers say
Katie MacBride
Science
Scientists create a self-repairing material from a tiny but mighty natural force
Sara Molinari and The Conversation
Mind and Body
A new rating system could help you decipher conflicting scientific research
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
This easy, no-cost solution could help treat a super common sleep condition
Kaiser Health News and Jay Hancock
Science
Why Covid-19 made this sexually transmitted superbug even worse
Kenneth Keiler and The Conversation
Mind and Body
LSD-like drug may treat depression without the "trip" effect — mouse study
Katie MacBride
Science
Scientist wins Nobel Prize for work that revealed the first Neanderthal-human relationship
Miriam Fauzia
Innovation
Scientists have created a mechanical womb that can grow life in the lab
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
A new viral cousin of Covid-19 can resist vaccine immunity, study finds
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Your gut microbes can help fight cancer, new research reveals
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Why just one case of polio is cause for alarm — a virologist explains the dreaded disease
Rosemary Rochford and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Is ketamine the secret to treating depression? Studies reveal its potential
Sarah Sloat
Mind and Body
Your gut microbes are thousands of generations old — new study
Taichi A. Suzuki, Ruth Ley and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Study challenges a longstanding myth about Covid-19 and Vitamin D
Miriam Fauzia
Science
Can science prevent a pandemic?
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Gaming tech could ease pain during surgery — here’s how
Sofia Quaglia
Mind and Body
What are the side effects of the new Covid-19 bivalent booster?
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Do I need a polio booster?
Katie MacBride