Substance abuse is a brain disorder, not a personality failing, as claimed by Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycontin.
October 11, 2021
Lack of focus is a telltale symptom of this disorder.
October 4, 2021
PD is on the rise among all ages. Researchers explore a possible link between the disease and Covid-19.
September 27, 2021
Therapeutic treatments like EMDR can help but so can more accessible strategies, such as having a mantra and placing ice packs on your face.
September 20, 2021
Chagas is on the list of “diseases of poverty,” which includes tuberculosis, HIV and malaria.
September 13, 2021
The latest news on the benefits of an afternoon snooze.
September 6, 2021
Dyscalculia is a learning disability that affects everything from time management to motor function.
August 16, 2021
A new crop of microbiome-based diet apps offers guidance on what to eat and when.
August 9, 2021
Recent research suggests there can be adverse effects.
July 26, 2021
Pope Francis’s recent colon surgery shines a new light on a relatively common disorder.
July 19, 2021
Bessel van der Kolk’s 2015 book on the mind-body connection for treating mental health issues is more popular than ever.
July 12, 2021
A science journalist’s recent book is a user’s manual for the respiratory system.
July 5, 2021
Knee and hip replacements keep improving. Growing new organs is more difficult.
June 28, 2021
What to know before you buy marijuana.
June 14, 2021
The not-so-joyous parts of the season: poison ivy, heat rash, melasma, etc.
June 7, 2021
It takes a combination of detective work and hands-on attention.
May 31, 2021
Charles Dickens, Thomas Mann and Oscar Wilde all created characters suffering from the diseases of their day.
May 24, 2021
Biased health care practices can lead to dire consequences.
May 17, 2021