In 200 years, the mortality rate for children under the age of five (per 1,000 live births) has dropped from 40% to 3.7%.
Deaths of despair are skyrocketing in the U.S., while at the same time, they are falling in other wealthy countries. What are we doing wrong?
"Lac-Phe" grants obese mice the benefits of exercise — without exercising. But don't expect an "exercise pill."
Wearable technology can help increase lifespan by changing what we know about our dietary needs and creating new ways to exercise.
Nikolaas Tinbergen's concept of "supernormal stimulus" explains why humans are attracted to a heightened version of reality.
“It’s a big resource in the way the human genome is a big resource, in that you can go in and do discovery-based research."
The common drug is called gabapentin, which is currently used to control seizures and manage nerve pain.
There are almost no standards governing the cannabis industry. Your favorite weed strain may contain unpleasant surprises.
Is fasting the key to burning fat? It's not that simple.
How can the law keep up with new genetic technology?
The plant-like sea creatures contain a molecule that improves memory, learning, and even hair quality, according to a new study in mice.
A doctor once joked that statins will be added to the water supply. Humor aside, the data shows that statins really are a "wonder drug."
He wear no shoeshine, he got toe-jam football...
Understanding these links could bring us closer to a cure.
An experiment in rats suggests that gene editing may be a treatment for anxiety and alcoholism in adults who were exposed to binge-drinking in their adolescence.
Drugs that stifle acute inflammation may prevent the body from healing properly.
Researchers believe they have found a single point mutation in an infection-sensing gene that causes the autoimmune disorder.
Thanks to genetic clues, scientists discovered that an old stroke therapy that had abandoned for decades might just work.
It's the clitoris, stupid!
The Spanish language has the ability to minimize and exaggerate by the simple addition of a suffix.
A large study links pornography use to decreased sexual performance for men and increased sexual performance for women.
A new wave of preventative cancer vaccines are set to begin trials.
The same technology behind the COVID-19 vaccines may enable the first damage-reversing heart attack cure.