Only one man on record has ever rid himself of the virus. New research brings the medical community one step closer to understanding how it happened.
At a time when many of healthcare's greatest challenges are business problems, more and more doctors are adding three extra letters after their names.
Millions of American office workers experience bad posture and back pain. Can gadgets help remind us to stand up straight?
Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.
How a loss of faith can manifest itself in the mind and body
Is French gourmet culture becoming less French?
Saliva pH could explain why athletes are more likely to have oral health problems, a new study says.
Because industrial chemical use is minimally regulated, a lab at Duke University is offering free analyses of furniture for potentially hazardous compounds.
What is it like to see again after years of blindness?
Thanks to an infected hospital worker, hundreds of babies in Texas are being tested for TB. Why has it been so hard to develop an effective vaccine for the disease?
As pork and beef were shipped overseas to feed the soldiers, the U.S. government enlisted Margaret Mead and a team of anthropologists make hearts, livers, and kidneys a mainstream part of American dining. They succeeded, sort of.
Though the flu is a bigger threat than terrorism, the DHS is approaching it with a mix of ineptness and cynicism.
The noisy, sometimes ill-fitting devices are often necessary for mothers who want to continue breastfeeding. A hackathon this weekend strove for better designs.
Dental care is excluded from most insurance plans for a bizarre and antiquated reason, and millions of people suffer as a result.
A new study suggests that self-reported changes in the ability to remember things strongly predict future dementia.
Gatherings emphasize consent and respect for boundaries as much as exploration.
When just doing something wastes more time than not doing anything.
One of the most influential modern psychologists, Walter Mischel, addresses misconceptions about his study, and discusses how both adults and kids can master willpower.
Scientists are using computer models to predict the outbreak's next moves, but they can't account for human behavior.
Anecdotes from his doctors reveal that the famed psychoanalyst's request has echoes in today's assisted-suicide debate.