For men and women, extending adolescence has the potential to make the brain more capable in adulthood.
Exposing people to what they fear—even in virtual reality—is an effective way to overcome phobias.
Vigilant, long-term monitoring of patients is the future.
Sleeping in spurts has the appeal of productivity, but inevitably you’ll collapse in your morning oatmeal.
The organization’s challenge is balancing drugs’ safety and effectiveness.
Algorithms can be used to design cheap, perfect-fitting limbs, orthodontics, and other accessories.
The future of regenerative medicine may be plants.
But it can’t cure addiction.
An injectable, jello-like substance reduces chronic inflammation, and may aid limb transplantations.
Many animals regenerate the tiny hair cells that enable hearing—and there are promising signs that people can be made to do the same.
The high-priced hangover treatment takes life-saving nutrients from those who need them most.
And that’s embarrassing.
In light of circadian research, prescriptions like “Take Once Daily” are terrifyingly vague.