Even the appendix and tonsils are less expendable than we thought
Anxiety disorders, addiction, acute pain and stroke rehabilitation are just a few of the areas where VR therapy is already in use
The more we look, the more we find sex differences in cardiovascular disease
There’s a right way for doctors to integrate technology into patient care
Researchers wrestle with rising rates of throat cancers caused by common papillomaviruses
The search is on for safe, effective ways to taper the drugs for people in chronic pain
A new law to let dying patients access unapproved drugs raises false hope
New discoveries offer hope for noise-induced hearing loss
Subtle mutations can undermine our ability to fend off a specific bug
They are not the great all-purpose painkillers they've been cracked up to be
A wider waist is dangerous for reasons we don’t fully grasp
Pancreatic cancer will soon be the second-biggest cause of cancer deaths
Bone fractures are rife after age 50, so why aren’t we doing more to prevent them?
Back-and-forth exchanges build the brain’s language center and verbal ability
It can reveal whether popular operations are actually effective
Can certain foods really help you fight heart disease, arthritis and dementia?
How much should we worry?
Doctors shift toward personalized goals for glucose, cholesterol, and more
Poor-quality sleep may heighten behaviors including hyperactivity, compulsions and aggressiveness
One distinguished psychologist explains why he believes this is so and how to reverse course