Health & Medicine

Human history has been marked by an unending struggle against bacteria and disease, but each day brings us new research, getting us closer and closer to the cures. Here, we’ll track the research that is transforming our understanding of the human body and, ultimately, saving lives.

Another good reason not to let random dogs lick your mouth.

September 21, 2018

There's now another body part we can grow in the lab.

September 20, 2018

The fewer inert cells in a mouse’s brain, the better memory the mouse retained.

September 19, 2018

Wearable gadgets like Apple Watches don't just offer an array of high-tech functions, they may even save your life one day.

September 17, 2018

CBD oil is gaining traction – but consistency is key.

September 17, 2018

This could be a moment of reckoning for the plastic industry.

September 14, 2018

It's not perfect, but the Apple Watch Series 4 will be the first over-the-counter heart rate monitor.

September 13, 2018

It could make ultrasounds accessible in remote locations.

September 12, 2018

The FDA could make your mango and cucumber vapes a lot harder to find.

September 12, 2018

Could Alzheimer's be a transmittable disease?

September 11, 2018