How does someone become morbidly obese? Are people genetically predisposed to it, or is it a case of nurture over nature?
A disturbing number of people in Sarnia, Ontario, are abusing a powerful painkiller that is 100 times stronger than morphine or 40 times stronger than heroin
We talked to some leading psychologists who think that movie's the potential to increase society's understanding of problems like schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety.
When I'm thinking about my life, I hone in on a time and access it like you would a chapter of a DVD," said Joey DeGrandis, one of the few people in the world with highly superior autobiographical memory.
Aura Medical Corporation ran a chain of facilities where people could treat depression, bipolar disorder, and PTSD with ketamine—but these clinics were recently shut down amid controversy.
An 18-month study of an antibody called solanezumab suggests that the drug could help more people who suffer from the disease live a longer life.
"This will sound really dumb, but I don't like Mexican food."
A "drinking problem" can be a little hard to pin down, medically speaking.
Waking up beside a stranger with no memory of why I was naked, losing wallets and friends on the regular. Blacking out at a prof's house. None of this struck me as a big deal at the time.
A whole nation's mental health is crumbling under five years of austerity and six months of tough negotiations.
The project started as an obsession during a manic episode, and became a catalog of grief and bipolar disorder.
Driver Ştefan Căpăţână never lets his hand get too far away from the big red button that can bring his train to a sudden stop.
Doctors in Venezuela have been behaving abominably on Instagram.
With more Brits than ever turning to antidepressants, some experts see the death knell ringing for the treatment.
I was on the Pill for nine years before I realised the side effects – crazy mood swings, decreased libido, anhedonia – were actually side effects, and not hallmarks of my personality.
While there are serious, unanswered questions about the health risks of e-cigarettes, critics warn that overly strict regulations may discourage cigarette smokers from making the switch from the more dangerous product.
If you won't quit for your baby, will you quit for a $50 gift card?
An Australian woman suffered a complicated leg injury. and now skinny jeans are bad.
When I look in the mirror, I can't see my whole face any more, just my eyes and nose.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) prevents HIV infections in HIV negative people through a continuous daily regimen of Truvada. Truvada is an antiretroviral medication that blocks the enzymes that HIV needs to "infect" a person.
Though we know that HIV can affect anyone, the face of the HIV crisis has often been that of a white, gay man. To show the wider range of individuals dealing with HIV, we sat down with three women who are living their lives HIV positive.
Sufferers aren't just "being tired all the time"—their brains can't connect properly to the spinal nerve tracts and so fail to control vital bodily functions. It's time we started taking it seriously.
Australia's 15 years of taxing periods may finally be coming to an end soon. But why has this recent campaign been more successful than previous attempts?
Years after being raped, Pavan Amara couldn't look in the mirror or bear being touched—even by a doctor. Now, with the NHS, she's set up My Body Back, a clinic for women with the same issues.