Anemia

3.29.19

How Russia Fell in Love with Candy Bars Made of Blood

Many Soviet children grew up loving the sweetness, texture, and slight metallic twang of Hematogen bars—without knowing what was in them.

2.21.17

This Is the One Time You’ll Read About Smoking Helping Someone’s Health

But don’t get too excited; it won’t help yours.

2.6.17

Wine is the Key Ingredient in this Anemia Remedy

Not what you'd expect for getting your iron levels up, but we'll take it.

9.26.16

Iron Nanoparticles Trigger Immune System Offensive Against Cancer

An accidental discovery offers new immunotherapy hope.

7.14.16

Do You Need to Go to a Doctor for Hemorrhoids?

Because that's a real pain in the ass.

4.28.16

Southerners Weren’t 'Lazy,' Just Infected With Hookworms

The story of the postbellum South, as told by parasites.

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11.30.15

The Secret to Conquering Space Without it Killing Us First May Lie in Our Bones

A new Canadian study on the effects of microgravity is heading to the International Space Station this week.