When my childhood best friend was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, she was 26 years old, beautiful, and athletic—and there was no tell-tale "lump."
We spoke to neurologist and author Suzanne O'Sullivan about her new book, It's All in Your Head.
We talked to some doctors about the work strains that are making them feel anxious and despondent.
As a charismatic teen, Paul Alexander seemed destined for greatness. But then he vanished.
Vaping could help smokers quit, according to Public Health England.
Eight months ago my hair began falling out in giant clumps. I have learned how to cover up the bald spots and how to have sex without freaking out my partners, but there's no way around it: going bald is a gigantic pain in the ass.
According to the National Association of Funeral Directors, their coffins are getting to be too big for the furnace doors.
Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?
Stigmatized and under-prioritized by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.
When I was 19, my life became a waking nightmare, and even my doctor failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.
A few years ago, my grandad started to forget things. Since then, I've spent a lot of time figuring out how to cope with his decline.
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.