The ups and downs of preventive medicine
A new look at an old study raises some questions and reignites a debate about saturated fat.
While the virus has finally been said to cause microcephaly and Guillain-Barré, researchers are starting to discover its connections to other nerve disorders.
The well-being gap is widening in most countries—but what does that mean?
“During sleep the mind can be a remarkable engine of problem solving and emotional processing.”
The classic trick is almost as old as the phone itself, but it may have to make room for new technologies.
Being jostled in a car accident should only cause a few weeks of pain—so why do some people suffer longer? Are they faking it for insurance money? Is it all in their heads?
Depressing statistics from a new study
New research suggests being in charge is appealing because it offers freedom—not because it allows people to control others.
New research estimates how the mosquitoes that carry the virus could spread up the continent this summer.
Why do emerging diseases like Zika tend to breed tall tales of sinister plots?
How a 19th-century nervous condition shaped the way modern Americans think about health and happiness
And those foods account for 90 percent of U.S. added sugar intake, new research says.
What we’re doing right, what could still use improvement—and what old assumptions could use retooling
New research comes closer to connecting the virus with microcephaly and Guillain-Barré.
And why it happens three months later
Social-media photos can be a rich source of information about the diets of people who don’t have access to grocery stores.
The quest for firm answers is not what medicine is all about.
When people repeatedly move from place to place, they may be more willing to let go of relationships.
The surprising chances of our lives can seem like they’re hinting at hidden truths, but they’re really revealing the human mind at work.