The 2019 Nobel Prize for Medicine honors a discovery that may make it possible to prevent or even reverse the damage from cardiovascular disease.
How does a wild dolphin end up resistant to antibiotics?
Do those ubiquitous pink ribbons stand for women’s health concerns... or for normative concepts of beauty?
Will outside-the-womb gestation, increasingly viable for animal embryos, lead to a feminist utopia? Or to something like Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World?
In the U.S. and Europe, there's still discomfort around the topic of masturbation. But we’ve come a long way from tying it to mortal sin and insanity.
New progress in stem-cell research raises some thorny ethical questions.
In the 19th century, Europe and the United States saw a "mania for operating."
Some people born in able bodies feel as if they were meant to have disabilities. How should the medical community be responding?
The real problem with useless vitamins and other supplements? A psychological side effect known as "illusory invulnerability."
Fainting—or, more technically, syncope—has a variety of causes.