A technique called targeted memory reactivation could improve common treatments for nightmare disorder.
Balancing realism and optimism in a dire situation is a key to success.
Oxytocin can boost heart cells' ability to regenerate.
Black women are 3x more likely to die giving birth. Here’s one plan to fix that.
Biotechnology can convert enemy viruses into anti-cancer mercenaries.
Most patients with cancer die from metastasis. Stopping it would be a major advance in cancer therapy.
The acceptance of fashionable nonsense is a threat to Enlightenment values and public health.
Even after a decade of hormone therapy, trans women are stronger and faster than cis women.
Which studies are actually worth the hype?
Based on product labeling claims, scientists hypothesized that green cleaners were less toxic. They were wrong.
The crabs' blue blood contains an ancient immune defense mechanism that has helped save countless human lives.
People living in non-industrialized societies don't get pimples.
The researchers and patients are excited to see if color vision will develop over time.
Fluphenazine, once used to treat schizophrenia, is capable of blocking a compound connected to chronic pain.
A medical entomologist points to metabolism, body odor, and mindset.
The new agency wants to push the boundaries of science and technology.
Just as human beings diversified so that people in Asia look different from people in Europe, so too did their microbiomes.
"We are what our bodies do with what we eat."
These dissolvable pills aren’t meant to be swallowed, though.
These salamanders are helping unlock the mysteries of brain evolution and regeneration.
Certain cancers are striking earlier than they used to.
"Our risk-benefit analysis showed that benefits exceeded procedural risks... by up to 200 to 1."
Only have sex with a person you love — a novel concept!
The spray uses snippets of DNA to gum up virus replication.
Living at a higher elevation is a double-edged sword.
HIV mutates rapidly, which has made the development of a vaccine an enormous challenge for decades. Finally, we might have one.
Athletes often use creatine to boost performance and aid muscle recovery. Accumulating evidence suggests it could also help with depression.
The AI test can be done every night at home while the person is asleep, without even touching their body.
We also don't know how Tylenol works. But it does work.
By creating a type O kidney, they hope to make more organs available for transplant.