Medicine

Mind and Body
Male birth control is at our fingertips. Will we ever grasp it?
Elana Spivack
Science
How are drugs absorbed in the body? The science of medicine, explained
Tom Anchordoquy and The Conversation
Science
The powerhouse of the cell has a more complicated origin than we thought
Viviane Callier and Knowable Magazine
Mind and Body
What is hybrid immunity? Two experts explain the mix of vaccination and infection
Grace C Roberts, Lena Glaser and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Covid-19 smell loss: 6 long-term effects nobody is talking about
Johan N. Lundström and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Is intermittent fasting good for you? A nutritionist explains why it's not all it's cracked up to be
David Clayton and The Conversation
Science
Can you upload your brain to a computer? A neuroscientist explains the crushing reality
Guillaume Thierry and The Conversation
Mind and Body
FDA just authorized Covid-19 vaccines for kids under 5. Here’s what parents need to know
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
A single gene could stump a deadly parasitic infection
Allison Parshall
Science
Research on a deadly bacteria might be a Covid-19 vaccine gamechanger
Fiona Smaill and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Paxlovid and rebound Covid-19 infections: What you need to know
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
What you need to know about the monkeypox virus
Katie MacBride
Innovation
Scientists invent an edible solution to fake alcohol
Claire Cameron
Mind and Body
101 years ago, physicists made a critical discovery we still don’t understand
Artemis Spyrou, Dennis Mücher and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Nasal vaccines could be key to finally defeating Covid-19 — here’s why
Mayuresh Abhyankar and The Conversation
Science
Can dogs detect Covid-19 better than rapid tests? Here's what the science says
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Ketamine can treat depression — but teletherapy could make it accessible
Nick Hilden
Mind and Body
Sleep science offers clues for treating an incurable sensory problem
Linus Milinski, Fernando Nodal, Victoria Bajo Lorenzana, Vladyslav Vyazovskiy and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Five vital questions about medication abortions, answered by doctors
Lauren Owens, Claire Brindis, Daniel Grossman and The Conversation
Science
The surprising way psilocybin alters the brain’s chemistry to treat depression
Clare Tweedy and The Conversation
Science
Origin of Life: Scientists may have found a missing link between the primordial world and modern life
Charles Q. Choi
Mind and Body
Antibiotics can hurt your gut microbiome, leading to a deadly fungal infection — study
Rebecca A. Drummond and The Conversation
Mind and Body
What to expect if you’re expecting to go off birth control
Susan Walker and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Landmark new study sheds light on how transgender children develop identity over time
Claire Cameron
Mind and Body
Mysterious hepatitis outbreaks in children are confounding doctors. Here's what you need to know
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Fertility clinics turn women away over their weight — new research undermines that practice
Nick Keppler
Science
Pig-human heart transplants still have a long way to go
Andrew Fenton, The Conversation and Françoise Baylis
Mind and Body
Does smoked meat cause cancer? A dietitian assesses the damage
Elana Spivack
Science
Omicron subvariants guide: An epidemiologist answers 5 essential questions
Louis Jacobson and Kaiser Health News
Mind and Body
How to treat adult ADHD: A psychologist explains medication and more
Laura E. Knouse and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Severe Covid-19 can dramatically age your brain — study
Adam Hampshire, David Menon and The Conversation
Mind and Body
What’s in your dietary supplements could be secretly hurting you
C. Michael White and The Conversation
Mind and Body
What overturning Roe means for medication abortion
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
This viral workout hack claims to boost performance — science says otherwise
Claire Cameron
Gaming
Bungie is currently the only video game company standing up for Roe v. Wade
Jess Reyes
Mind and Body
How do you know if you have had Covid-19? One test may have the answer
Claire Cameron
Mind and Body
More than half of Americans have had Covid-19 — here's how to tell if you are one of them
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Should you exercise when sick? It’s complicated
John Hough and The Conversation
Science
Vaccine boosters may not be enough — the problem with immune “exhaustion”
Prakash Nagarkatti, Mitzi Nagarkatti and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Psychiatric conditions make breakthrough Covid-19 cases more likely
Nick Keppler
Mind and Body
Endometriosis treatment: How the pandemic made a bad situation even worse
Danielle Perro, Christian Becker and The Conversation
Entertainment
You need to watch the most powerful sci-fi drama on HBO Max before it leaves this week
Mónica Marie Zorrilla
Innovation
Chemists find a way to turn industrial waste into life saving medicine
Charles Q. Choi
Mind and Body
5 things people get wrong about adult ADHD
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Got a headache? 3 simple tips from a neuroscientist to ease your pain
The Conversation and Amanda Ellison
Mind and Body
Do I need a second Covid-19 booster? An epidemiologist answers 3 immunity questions
Katelyn Jetelina and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Should you tan your balls? Men's health experts debunk testicular tanning
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Mask recommendations are constantly in flux — here's the last guide you'll ever need
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Is creatine necessary? A shortage of the cult-like supplement forces lifters to question its importance
Sam Reiss
Mind and Body
Omicron XE: How worried should we be about this strange variant?
Grace C Roberts and The Conversation