A new study authorized by the FDA focusing on subjects suffering from severe anxiety stemming from a life-threatening condition aims to find out.
What does the British capital's mayor control and why should Britons care?
May 20, 2015
Is coffee slowly killing us, or turning us into an army of invincible warriors with iron dicks?
Short-sightedness among young people is on the rise across Europe, a study has found, and the culprit might be the screen you're looking at right now.
"It's all about profit and not about compassion or about care."
I've had chronic pain in the pit of my stomach for about two and a half years. I move around sluggishly, the color drained from my face, always distracted by what's going on in my bowels.
The National Heart Foundation has nominated the Darling Downs-Maranoa region of Queensland as the fattest part of Australia. We called some locals to see if they disagreed.
My diagnosis in a clinic four years ago felt rushed and robotic. Looking back, I'd much rather have used a home-testing kit and let it all sink in before getting clinical support.
The idea that someone could lie for so long about a terminal illness is despicable, but it shows how vulnerable audiences are to feel-good stories that tell them what they want to hear.
We talk to the author of a new book on the epidemic of impotence in China and look at how people's attitudes toward sexuality are changing in the country.
Does casual smoking actually work? We asked some experts to find out.
We met some of the HIV positive "health tourists" in the UK to ask if it would be better for Great Britain's tax payers if they just went somewhere and died.
A future in which we can cure infertility by way of sperm-making machines could be on the horizon.
Women (and some men) marched with fake bloodied underpants on their heads, hoping to draw attention to one of Britain's most ridiculous taxations.
This month an Invercargill public pool has been battling to uncover the identity of a mystery pooper.
What happens when you try to live on chocolatey hazelnut spread alone? Turns out you feel like crap.
We saved you a few Google searches by asking a smart person weird body questions.
We talked to people diagnosed with autism and leading experts about how sociological factors, academia, and the media are letting women with autism down.
London's Hispanic population has exploded in recent years, but some say that the government has been slow to deal with its health problems.
Markets in the US, Middle East and the Asia Pacific are all down, but strangely McDonald's profits in Australia are up. We asked why and ate burgers.
"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
As Australia celebrates International Women's Day, Indigenous women still face disproportionately higher rates of domestic violence, sexual violence, and incarceration.
A new study says the nasty little guy gives 500,000 people a year a horrible, possibly fatal form of diarrhea.
Local authorities in Roka, where 233 people have recently tested positive for HIV, blame an unlicensed doctor who may have spread the disease by using dirty needles.