Doctors diagnosed Patrick Girondi’s son with thalassemia in 1992, declaring he’d die by age 14. Like most other rare conditions, treatments for thalassemia were slim to none. Dr. Stanley Nelson explains how orphan disease research has progressed in the last …
Research has shown that hospitalized adolescents can walk away physically healthy, but years later, are still dealing with symptoms of post traumatic stress from their experience.
How can scientists create medicine from lethal venom? Dr. Leslie Boyer reveals the entire process and explains why horses are so valuable to the research.
The mental health app industry skyrocketed during the pandemic. But how helpful are these programs? Dr. Stephanie Collier discusses the dangers of using these apps, many of which have no scientific evidence of successfully treating mental health.
Dr. Brennan Spiegel at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reveals how VR treatment works and how virtual therapeutics will revolutionize medicine.
Even a ‘healthy glow’ means our cells have already been damaged, and the sun isn’t the only problem. Dr. Shadi Kourosh discusses how factors like air pollution and digital screens can also harm our skin.
Though many countries have outlawed commercial surrogacy, states in America are beginning to legalize it. Experts weigh in on the ethical implications of commercialized surrogacy.
One response to the formula shortage told women to ‘just start breastfeeding again,’ but Dr. Karen Federici explains why that’s not as simple as it sounds.
Two bereaved mothers recount their experiences of losing their children, and detail what good support looks like.
Though now known for its anti-aging effects, Botox was first used to manage medical conditions like hyperhidrosis and migraines. Today, doctors are also using Botox to treat overactive bladder symptoms.
Empty nose syndrome is a rare condition that can develop after some of the most common nose procedures. An ENS sufferer and a doctor discuss.
It’s long been the case that men over 70 have the highest rate of suicide. Dr. Carrie Ditzel discusses some possible reasons as to what’s driving elderly men to take their own lives.