Some Swedish Doctors Are Performing Virginity Tests, Against Their Patients' Will
The tests have little scientific basis, but could save a life.
Inside a Cambodian Restaurant Specializing in Dog Meat
Restaurant 999 specializes in three canine classics: Coconut dog curry, dog meat sour soup with red ants, and flame-grilled dog.
Tapeworm Cancer Could Now Be A Thing
A 41-year-old man died from cancerous tumours made of worm tissue on his lungs and liver.
When Breast Cancer Strikes Without Symptoms
When my childhood best friend was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, she was 26 years old, beautiful, and athletic—and there was no tell-tale "lump."
Australia Has Closed Its Most Controversial Ketamine Clinics
Aura Medical Corporation ran a chain of facilities where people could treat depression, bipolar disorder and PTSD with ketamine – but these clinics were recently shut down amid controversy.
Did the Ancient Greeks Get Ebola?
A new paper from Dr. Powel Kazanjian theorises that the famous Plague of Athens was caused by the same virus that has decimated West Africa in recent years.
A Russian Man Wants to Get His Head Cut Off and Put On a Different Body
Valery Spiridonov, who suffers from a wasting disease, is gunning for the world's first human head transplant.
Did an Impersonation Drive a Dermatologist to Suicide?
According to experts, it's more complicated than that.
Autism Isn't a 'Male' Condition, So Why Are Far Fewer Women Diagnosed With It?
We talked to people diagnosed with autism and leading experts about how sociologic factors, academia and the media are letting women with autism down.
What It's Like Growing Up on an Organ-Transplant Waitlist
"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
Young and Self-Harming: Why Are So Many Kids Hospitalising Themselves?
The government has yet another shameful mental health problem on its hands.
Why It's So Hard To Talk About Male Anorexia
I was a teenage boy who thought anorexia was a 'girl's problem'. How wrong I was.