Health

Health

Growing Up with Acne May Make You More Successful Later

A good news day for people with pimples: we dig into the study claiming acne might help you do better in school, and at work.
Ralph Jones
3 days ago
food news

Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls

Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
Jelisa Castrodale
5 days ago
Science

Please, Don't Use a Vacuum Cleaner to End Your Period Early

We spoke to a gynaecologist about "menstrual extractions".
Nana Baah
6.8.19
mental health

How People Are Navigating the Mental Health Crisis With 'Surf Therapy'

The term itself has only been in common usage for the last five years or so, but it's so effective that charities like The Wave Project have now established referral pathways with the NHS.
Harry Harris
6.6.19
Health

The Complex Ethics of Saving a Dead Person's Sperm

People are retrieving (and using) sperm from loved ones who've died. Is that OK?
Emma Grillo
6.1.19
Culture

Are Fancy Candles Bad for Your Health? An Investigation

Unlike in food, there are absolutely no requirements for manufacturers to list aromas in candles. And some of the aromas are scary.
Sam Nichols
5.31.19
News

Burn-Out Has Officially Become A Medical Condition

Can the World Health Organisation classification help increase awareness of the fact that stress from overworking may lead to death?
Edoardo Liotta
Shamani Joshi
5.28.19
Election Violence

Riding Along With the People Saving Lives During the Jakarta Protests

The city's paramedics were stretched thin and fatigued, but still out there helping the injured.
Adi Renaldi
5.24.19
Health

I Got My Faeces Tested to See If It's 'Super-Poo'

We're entering a new world of faecal transplants – and only the finest will qualify.
Sophie Wilkinson
5.24.19
food-features

In Memoriam: The Trashy Mall Food Court Smoothie of the 90s

Pour one out for the glory days of Mango Me Crazy and Peach on the Beach.
Kelsey Lawrence
5.15.19
psychedelics

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
Shayla Love
5.14.19
Sex

Bad News: Tongue Kissing May Transmit Gonorrhoea

We spoke to an Australian researcher who recently discovered that the STI can be spread through french kissing.
Mark Wilding
5.14.19
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