From a new regenerative drug to a hair-transplanting robot: a trip on the frontiers of dealing with male-pattern baldness.
Americans looking to relieve chronic pain or wean off painkillers have turned to kratom tree leaves, that Southeast Asian farmers have long chewed to relieve pain.
How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise.
Emma Young meets a woman with dissociative identity disorder and discovers what happens when you lose your sense of being an individual.
With the failure of a drug-centric approach to treating chronic pain, doctors desperately need alternative ways to fight a condition that blights millions of lives. One seemingly unlikely technological solution: virtual reality.
Horseshoe crab blood is an irreplaceable medical marvel—and so biomedical companies are bleeding 500,000 every year. Can this creature that’s been around since the dinosaurs be saved?
“…I was selfishly, deeply gratified to have made at least one choice in my life that I know beyond a shadow of a doubt was the right one.”
In just 30 hours, a superfit reality TV producer went from the top of his game to the precipice of death. What happened next would teach him everything about grace, resolve, and the power of love.
Paul Mason used to weigh close to 1,000 pounds. Now that he’s shed almost all of it, freeing himself from his tomb of a body, he’s facing a question that’s heavy in its own right: How should he spend the rest of his life?
It’s normal to feel hot, sweaty and uncomfortable in warm weather, but what’s the best way to cool down?
In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut in the past 20 years. How they did it, and why other countries won’t follow suit.
Milk has been part of the human diet for thousands of years – but what does the latest research say about whether we can safely consume diary?