Journalist and author Florence Williams talks about her book The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative.
Environmental factors have adverse impacts on pregnancies, and there are clear racial disparities
The virus can damage lung, liver and kidney tissue grown in the lab, which might explain severe COVID-19 complications
A study of our closest evolutionary relatives finds that the chimp behavior known as lip smacking occurs in the same timing range as human mouths during speech.
We’re beginning to understand the mechanism behind this relatively common symptom
Prescribing weight loss to black women ignores barriers to their health
As a medical student, I found it surprisingly comfortable, because my “patient” was also my very patient instructor
A gene whose mutated form is associated with cancer in humans turns out to have a role in burning calories over a long evolutionary history.
Events with extreme temperatures and humidity are occurring twice as often now as they were 40 years ago
Lots of things seem to trigger the involuntary reflex known as the hiccups, but does science understand why that reflex happens in the first place?
Clinical trials have begun to test drugs that counter toxic molecular webs linked to lung distress
Health journalist Judy Foreman talks about her new book Exercise Is Medicine: How Physical Activity Boosts Health and Slows Aging.
Pathologists are starting to get a closer look at the damage that COVID-19 does to the body by carefully examining the internal organs of people who have died from the novel coronavirus...
Cognitive-behavioral therapy improved both symptoms and markers of senescence in people with anxiety
Forget carbs and calories. Your microbiome may hold the key to better blood sugar control
Our choppers are crowded, crooked and riddled with cavities. It hasn’t always been this way
For some of the most common cardiac conditions, medication is a solid alternative
Duke University evolutionary biologist Mohamed A. F. Noor talks about his book Live Long and Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us about Evolution, Genetics, and Life on Other Worlds ...
The ergogenic effects of caffeine on muscle strength and aerobic endurance are significant. But do you have to forego your morning cup of joe for a while to really feel them?
Passing a kidney stone is excruciating! Here are some tips to reduce the chances that you’ll ever have to endure that pain or relive past misery