immune system

1.8.19

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.

3.20.18
7.5.17

What it's Like to Be 18 and on Your Third Heart

A few months before her 13th birthday, a doctor told Carlee Baladez that she would need a second transplant.

4.26.17

Weed and Hot Peppers Show Potential for Soothing Your Gut

Mice were also effectively “cured” of type-1 diabetes.

3.16.17

In the Future Vaccines Will Be Stab-Free

Getting a shot may soon be as easy as popping a pill.

3.1.17

You Better Hope Science Finds a Way to Kill These Super Bacteria

The World Health Organization ID'd 12 of the scariest strains.

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12.15.16

Why Viruses Kill More Men Than Women

A new study suggests it's not what science previously thought.

5.6.16

Why Is the Appendix Still a Thing?

You'd think we would have evolved to not have useless, exploding organs anymore.

11.26.15

What Ayahuasca Taught Me About Taking Care of My Health

A case for psychosomatic medicine.

7.16.15

The Man Who Uses Meditation to Conquer Extreme Cold

Wim Hof has used the power of his mind to stay submerged in ice for hours and run a marathon in the desert with no water.

6.4.15

New Test Knows Every Virus That Has Ever Infected Your Body

An entire viral history of you.

6.3.15

The Hard Reality of Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sufferers aren't just "being tired all the time"—their brains can't connect properly to the spinal nerve tracts and so fail to control vital bodily functions. It's time we started taking it seriously.

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