Medicine

Health

When Should You Get Your Fall Covid-19, Flu, and RSV Vaccines? The Science of Timing it Just Right

ByElana Spivack
Detox

Is Filtered Water Healthier Than Tap? There’s One Crucial Overlooked Factor

ByElana Spivack
Health

Artificial Wombs Might Finally Reach Human Trials — Here’s What The Technology Can Actually Do

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

MDMA Provides a "Significant Reduction" In PTSD Symptoms, According To New Study

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Is the Newest Covid-19 Variant More Transmissible? 4 Key Questions About BA.2.86, Answered

ByThe Conversation and Suresh V. Kuchipudi
Covid-19

Do You Still Need To Test For Covid-19? There’s One Easy Answer

ByElana Spivack
Opinion

Many People Think Cannabis Smoke Is Harmless — Here’s What The Evidence Shows

ByThe Conversation and Beth Cohen
Reel Science

40 Years Ago, a Wild Sci-Fi Movie Predicted a Life-Changing Scientific Invention

ByMiriam Fauzia
Covid-19

Should I Get the New Covid Booster? 6 Important Questions Answered

ByElana Spivack
Health

This Tiny Engineering Marvel Could Usher In A Revolution In Medicine

ByThe Conversation and Bryan Smith
Health

Scientists Just Grew a Solid Human Organ in a Pig for the First Time

ByElana Spivack
Health

A Newly Discovered “Hybrid” Brain Cell Could Transform How We Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Your Hands Can Tell A Lot About Your Health? Here’s What To Look For

ByAdam Taylor and The Conversation
Health

This Common Misconception About Oily Skin Could Be A Game-Changer For Acne

ByThe Conversation and Samia Almoughrabie
Health

This Aggressive Strain Of Lyme Disease Could Hold Clues To Better Treatments

ByMiriam Fauzia
Science

New Brain-Computer Interfaces Helped Two Paralyzed Individuals Speak Almost Fluently Again

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Is “Flesh-Eating” Bacteria On the Rise? Here’s Everything To Know About The Deadly Microbe

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

A Doctor Explains Why Women Get More Migraines Than Men — And How To Relieve Them

ByDanielle Wilhour and The Conversation
Pet Science

The Surprising Health Benefits of Massage for Your Pet, According to Vets

ByMiriam Fauzia
Reel Science

The Most Unnecessary Action Sequel on Netflix Hints At a Cancer Treatment Breakthrough

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

A Pig Kidney Functioned In A Dead Man's Body For Over A Month

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

When Should You Get Your Next Covid-19 Booster? There’s One Easy Answer To This Question

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Neuroscientists Reconstructed Snippets of a Pink Floyd Song From a Person’s Thoughts

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

This Leading Cause of Disability Worldwide Could Finally Have Viable Treatment Options

ByJaimie Steinmetz, Manuela Ferreira and The Conversation
Health

This Age-Old Debate About Exercise May Finally Have An Answer

ByThe Conversation and Donald M. Lamkin
Opinion

America Can’t Keep Up With ADHD Medication Requests — and That’s a Sign of a Much Larger Problem

ByThe Conversation and Margaret Sibley
Health

Antibiotic Resistance is Rising, and Scientists May Have Identified This Unlikely Culprit

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

New Analysis Reveals There May Be A Gene Behind Long Covid

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Geneticists Are Finally Hunting For The Mysterious Genes That Still Lurk In Our DNA

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Why Postpartum Depression Needs Its Own Medication

ByElana Spivack
Health

This Common Throat Infection Can Be Hard To Spot — Here’s What To Look Out For

ByThe Conversation and Allen Shaughnessy
Health

How Henrietta Lacks' Immortal “HeLa Cells” Transformed Medicine

ByJacqueline Ronson
Health

Cases of This Ancient Infectious Disease Are Currently Surging in the US

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

A Mysterious Meat Allergy Caused By A Tick Bite Is Now “An Emerging Public Health Concern”

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

This Group of People Is Particularly At Risk During A Heat Wave — And It Could Get Much Worse

ByThe Conversation, Deborah Carr, Giacomo Falchetta and Ian Sue Wing
Health

This Ancient Popular Health Practice Doesn’t Work As Well As We Think

ByThe Conversation and Marian Reven
Health

Young Blood Infusions Extend the Lifespan of Old Mice, New Study Finds

ByMiriam Fauzia
Future of Mental Health

Psychedelic Therapy May Be Coming To A VR Headset Near You

ByMolly Glick
Future of Mental Health

Smartphones May Hold The Key To America's Mental Health Crisis

ByMiriam Fauzia
Future of Mental Health

Before Humanity Can Conquer the Stars, We Need to Deal With One Painfully Human Problem

ByTatyana Woodall
Health

"Stomach Paralysis" is Ozempic's Latest Side Effect — Here's What Might Be Causing It

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

A Toxic Metal Could Trigger a Debilitating Reproductive Health Issue

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

New Study Shows Coffee May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

ByElana Spivack
Health

A Common Probiotic Could Boost Brain Health in Older Adults

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

An Anti-Aging Researcher Reveals Why Some People Age Faster Than Others

ByThe Conversation and Ellen Quarles
Health

Here’s Exactly What Can — And Can’t — Be Gleaned From Your Genetic Data

ByRobbee Wedow and The Conversation
Health

This Gene Mutation May Hold the Clue to Why Some People Don't Get Covid-19

ByMiriam Fauzia
Longevity Hacks

Can Massages Promote Longevity? The Surprising Truth About the Ancient Practice

ByElana Spivack
Health

This Disease Was The World’s Deadliest Infection Before Covid-19 — Now It's Back

ByThe Conversation and Carlos Franco-Paredes
Health

The FDA Just Approved a Game-Changing OTC Birth Control Pill — Should You Switch to It?

ByMiriam Fauzia