hormones

This Week in Science

Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To

Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.
Shayla Love
1.16.19
Pregnancy

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
10.23.17
Health

Fast Food Probably Won't Make You Grow Man Boobs, But It's Complicated

A Chinese news story claims that a 19-year-old's sizable 'man boob' was caused by eating too much fast food. We asked experts if this is possible.
Nick Rose
8.23.17
Food

The UK Should Be Very Worried About the Future of Its Food

Post-Brexit trade deals with America look like a race to the bottom for the farming industry, animal welfare and public health.
Hannah Ewens
7.28.17
thump news

Study Finds MDMA May Be More Dangerous for Women Than Men

They are two to three times more likely to seek emergency medical treatment after taking MDMA.
Alexander Iadarola
11.8.16
Health

Team USA's First Trans Athlete on the Future of Equality in Sports

"It's one thing for me to address the issue at a national level, but in many cases for the local level, it takes a student to challenge it, and that takes a lot of courage."
Madeline Moitozo
8.17.16
Hops

Hops Could Help You Fight Breast Cancer

With breast cancer affecting some 246,660 American women and 2,600 men every year, this is good news for beer drinkers of all genders.
Nick Rose
6.28.16
Stuff

The Argument for Masturbating During Childbirth

A growing number of women are using orgasms instead of drugs to "take the edge off" the pain of giving birth.
Sarika Chawla
3.9.16
Stuff

Dispelling the Myths Around Trans People Detransitioning

A number of stories in the press have appeared alleging that trans people are seeking to reverse their gender reassignment. But are they? And if so, what are the real reasons behind their decisions?
Amber Roberts
11.17.15
Photo

Beautiful Portraits of Trans People

We spoke to Montreal photographer Yannick Fornacciari about his latest series.
Yannick Fornacciari
10.6.15
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

Female Hormones Can Make a Bloody Mess of Your Mental Health

It's time people took the mental repercussions of periods seriously.
Nell Frizzell
5.1.15
Stuff

Growing Up as a Transgender Indigenous Australian

I was given the name Kaitlyn when I was a baby, but my name is Kai now. I'm 19 years old, and I'm from the Wakka Wakka and Wulli Wulli nations.
Kai Clancy
4.7.15
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