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.
3 days ago
Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls
Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
5 days ago
Please, Don't Use a Vacuum Cleaner to End Your Period Early
We spoke to a gynaecologist about "menstrual extractions".
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study
Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
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.