Medicine

Mind and Body
A drug for erectile dysfunction could effectively treat a deadly brain disease
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
One factor is sabotaging your decision-making. Here’s how to fix it.
Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian and Aleya Aziz Marzuki
Mind and Body
Omicron variant: Why 32 of its mutations make it the “most worrying we have seen”
Ed Feil
Mind and Body
Why are scientists worried about omicron? 5 vital facts about the variant
Katie MacBride
Science
The 20 most "WTF" science discoveries of 2021
Inverse Staff
Science
Look: “Super jelly” experiment defies the laws of physics
Bryan Lawver
Mind and Body
Scientists debunk a popular myth about overtraining and weight gain
John Hough
Culture
Indica vs. sativa: Why cannabis labels are meaningless
Sophie Watts
Mind and Body
Can vaccines help protect the gut? Fungus study hints at future treatments
Jocelyn Solis-Moreira
Mind and Body
Fat cells carry “payloads” that trigger aggressiveness in cancer cells
Nick Keppler
Mind and Body
Covid-19 and the holiday season: Tests, travel, and vaccine questions answered
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
One form of fasting may be best to fight inflammation — study
Nick Keppler
Mind and Body
What foods boost gut health? A doctor reveals the biggest mistake you can make
Madeline Muzzi
Mind and Body
“Aharon said it was healing:” How psychedelic therapy was undermined by abuse
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Endemic Covid-19: How it will happen and what it means
Arturo Barbachano-Guerrero, Sara Sawyer and Cody Warren
Science
Do flies really throw up on your food when they land on it?
Ravindra Palavalli-Nettimi and Jamie Theobald
Mind and Body
Why do we have different hair colors? Research reveals the genetics at play
Frida Lona Durazo
Science
Who invented walking? The surprising ancient history, explained
Jan Simek
Mind and Body
Seasonal affective disorder: 8 science-backed therapies to try
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
10 diet decisions for better heart health
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
Is alcohol good for you? 7 health myths debunked
Jennifer Walter
Science
Life extension: 5 promising breakthroughs that could be game-changers
Richard Faragher and Lynne Cox
Mind and Body
Covid-19: What to know about mix-and-match vaccine boosters
Glenn J. Rapsinski
Science
Would a body decompose in space? What the science reveals
Tim Thompson
Science
Jack the Flipper: Why scientists are using psychopathy tests on fish
Benjamin Whittaker
Science
Tiny, bean-shaped structures are secretly powering life as we know it
Diana Kwon
Science
Pig kidney and more: 10 milestones in transplanting animal organs
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
Covid-19 booster shot: Schedule, side-effects, concerns, and usefulness
Nick Lucchesi, Sarah Sloat, Claire Cameron and John Wenz
Mind and Body
Merck antiviral Covid-19 pill: How it works, price, release date
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Myocarditis and Covid-19 vaccines: A cardiologist says what you need to know
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
When will Covid boosters be available? 10 vital questions, answered by experts
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Five biological factors may help explain prescription drug side effects
C. Michael White
Mind and Body
Are cold showers good for you? The benefits may surprise you
Lindsay Bottoms
Culture
Covid-19 vaccine: Why good diet and exercise aren't enough to fight the virus
Richard Bloomer
Mind and Body
Flu vaccine: 7 hidden health benefits you need to know
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
Covid-19 vaccine ingredients: Exactly what is and is not included in the jab
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Covid-19 booster shots: 8 questions and science-backed answers
Jennifer Walter
Science
Human space travel owes everything to one forgotten creature
Jon Kelvey
Science
Why a small Pacific country could solve a worldwide issue
Siouxsie Wiles
Mind and Body
Covid-19 breakthrough infections: 4 reasons some people get them
Vassilios Vassiliou, Ciaran Grafton-Clarke and Ranu Baral
Mind and Body
What is the Mu Covid-19 variant? Everything you need to know
Luke O'Neill
Science
Ivermectin: Why in the hell are people are taking it for Covid-19?
Slade Matthews, Andrew McLachlan and Nial Wheate
Mind and Body
Could a high-salt diet be the next cancer treatment?
Katie MacBride
Culture
Is it a crime to forge a vaccine card? And what’s the penalty for using a fake?
Christopher Robertson and Wesley Oliver
Mind and Body
Why poison ivy spreads, and how to stop it according to science
Arthur Samia and Marjorie Montanez-Wiscovich
Mind and Body
Antibody-resistant Covid-19: How it works
Katie MacBride
Culture
Theranos is medicine’s most notorious startup. Here’s why its founder is going on trial.
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Why do we need to sleep? Brain research reveals the evolutionary reason
Lukas B. Krone, Vladyslav Vyazovskiy and Zoltán Molnár
Mind and Body
What the West gets wrong about Eastern medicine
Yan Liu
Science
A new sperm discovery could solve a huge male infertility problem
Elana Spivack