Even though esport players compete online instead of on a field, the growing sport still requires the same team of trainers and medical staff as football or soccer.
The World Health Organization reports that the pandemic fueled the largest drop in childhood vaccination rates in the last thirty years.
The field of emotion research is flooded with more opinions than facts, however, one main theory says our emotions are an instant response to the world around us. But does that mean we have no control?
If you’ve ever felt connected to a movie star or celebrity, you’ve experienced a parasocial relationship. This one-sided connection gives the celebrity influence over your daily decision making and creates a feeling of friendship with someone you’ve never met.
Many patients with rheumatoid arthritis are forced to try numerous, expensive medications until they find one that works. Fortunately, Scipher Medicine’s new blood test offers a precision approach, discovering what medication will work the first time.
According to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute, 66% of all U.S. adults use prescription drugs – and a majority of those are generic. So why don’t we know where these products are made?
The SAMHSA created a suicide and crisis hotline in 2005 to help those struggling. This year, the ten-digit number was changed to just three: 988.
Nearly invisible specks of microplastics seep into our water, air, and have recently been found inside our bodies. Experts discuss how we ingest them and what potential effects they may have on our health.
Dr. Emiliano Santarnecchi hopes to use the placebo effect as a supplemental therapy to medicinal treatments. He discusses the potential applications, as well as the ethical dilemma behind this idea.
Scientists are bringing temporary tattoos into the medical realm using nanotechnology. Electronic tattoos are patches placed on a patient’s skin that will be able to both monitor and treat their specific condition.
Bodybuilding athletes constantly monitor their physiques and can often develop into a subtype of body dysmorphic disorder called muscle dysmorphia.
Dr. Stanley Nelson explains how orphan disease research has progressed in the last few decades and why a cure isn’t always the goal.