Diagnosis

mental health

Sexism Affects the Way People Are Diagnosed With ADHD

Female stereotypes like the “chatty Cathy” or the ditzy girl who’s disorganized and forgetful can dissuade proper diagnosis.
Kalah Siegel
6.18.18
Rise Up

A 9/11 Witness Raises Awareness of Mental Health Misdiagnoses

What growing up with PTSD after living through the events of 9/11 firsthand taught one person about mental health stigmas.
Helaina Hovitz
9.11.17
Getting Schooled

Old Works of Art Are Helping Med Students Learn How to Diagnose

It's all in the details.
Olga Oksman
5.25.17
Whoa

Everyone's Favorite Gene Editor Can Now Detect Infections

We love you, CRISPR.
Jesse Hicks
4.13.17
Whoa

Google's Algorithms Are Already Outperforming Pathologists

But the tech still has a few drawbacks.
Jesse Hicks
3.7.17
Holy Shit

One Woman, 10 MRI Scans, 10 Different Diagnoses

She did it for science.
Nick Keppler
2.22.17
fun with science

Machines Can Now Smell Diseases on Your Breath

The chemicals you exhale can indicate life-threatening conditions, and new medical devices are learning to sniff them out.
Paul Spencer
12.28.16
Asking for a friend

What are the Effects of Adderall if You Don’t Have ADHD?

Adderall is a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. If you take it without an ADHD diagnosis you might not get the results you're looking for—and could have some unwanted side effects.
Maggie Puniewska
11.18.16
Interviews

Warm Brew Are Telling a Different Type of Westside Story

The trio of Manu Li, Serk Spliff, and Ray Wright offers a rare hip-hop perspective from LA's rapidly changing Westside, and their new EP 'Diagnosis' brings classic G-funk into the more eclectic present.
Torii MacAdams
9.7.16
recovery

Lamar Odom Now Conscious Enough to Ask to See His Kids

The basketball star's precarious condition seems to be headed in the right direction.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.16.15
Stuff

Female Viagra Sounds Pretty Garbage

This week the US FDA approved Flibanserin, a drug to increase sexual desire in women. But despite the hype, it sounds like another sexual disappointment.
Wendy Syfret
8.22.15
Stuff

How Borderline Personality Disorder Put an End to My Party Days

When I was 19, my life became a waking nightmare, and even my doctor failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.
Harriet Williamson
8.10.15
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