hormones

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Microdosing Testosterone Can Completely Change Non-Binary Lives

"I knew I was non-binary, but I was afraid to tell my doctor I didn't want to fully transition from female to male. I thought finding an in-between wasn't allowed."
VICE Staff
5.1.19
birth control

Your DNA Could Affect How Well Your Birth Control Works

New research suggests that people with an uncommon genetic variant break down the hormones in birth control too quickly—which could put them at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Jessica Migala
3.20.19
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
1.11.19
Broadly

I Can’t Get Out of Bed Without Masturbating

I’m comatose until I cum. I decided to find out why.
Isabelle Kohn
1.9.19
Phys Ed

The Complicated Relationship Between Testosterone and Muscle Growth

It's not the levels of testosterone that men have that matters, but rather how sensitive they are to the hormone.
Christian Finn
11.26.18
Phys Ed

Not Getting Enough Sleep Makes it a Lot Harder to Get in Shape

Among other things, sleep deprivation has been shown to increase the loss of muscle when you go on a diet.
Christian Finn
10.3.18
anxiety

The Gendering of Emotions Could Be Linked to Rates of Anxiety

30 percent of American women will develop an anxiety disorder over their lifetime compared to 19 percent of men.
Nick Keppler
10.2.18
VICE Guide to Life

Do You Really Need to Take the Pill at the Same Time Every Day?

That depends on which type of birth control you're taking: there are two types of birth control pills and they work a little differently.
Jessica Migala
9.25.18
Eat This

There Are Nearly 1,000 Chemicals in Our Food That Have Never Been Tested for Safety

Why the FDA and the EPA aren't set up to protect us from contaminants in the food we eat.
Kristin Lawless
9.18.18
Comics!

'Terror,' Today's Comic by Nina Vandenbempt

Nina illustrates the hormonal phases most women go through over the span of a month.
Nina Vandenbempt
9.13.18
nutrition

This Is Why You Snack When You're Bored

And here's what you can do to stop it.
AC Shilton
9.5.18
Tech

The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'

Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
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