Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America's most contentious debates.
A third of Americans have pain “often” or “very often”—here’s why.
A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain
Beyond “fetus” and “transgender”
Drinking moderately might still be affecting your brain, even if you never black out.
Paying more for environmentally harmful foods may be inevitable.
Trauma surgeons, hospital directors, and other first responders to gun violence advocate for research and policy reform.
The antibodies in their blood might hold the key to future vaccines.
A team of scientists wants to accelerate research into a genetic disorder by using CRISPR to copy unique mutations from affected children into pigs.
A new strategy prevents parasites from adapting to drugs by intensifying the competition between them.
There is clear evidence that it’s best to show children relationship skills that never escalate to physical harm.
The depiction of uncomfortable romance in "Cat Person" seems to resonate with countless women.
In Japan, where more people die each year from choking than in traffic accidents, mush is getting a high-tech treatment.
Sales of the drugs for U.S. agriculture had risen every year since the FDA started collecting data.
As the thermometer drops, infection does become more likely—but it’s not because of the temperature.
The president isn’t required to undergo neurological tests or to share the results.
Much conventional wisdom about the human body is based on erroneous 19th-century science.
Amnesic anesthetics are convenient and help patients make a faster recovery, but they don't necessarily prevent suffering during surgery.
The more 90-degree days a fetus or infant endured, the lower his or her earnings in adulthood.
New theories are challenging a long-standing notion that the difficulty of childbirth is simply an evolutionary trade-off.
Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.