September 21st 2016 /
Antidepressants don’t work at all in up to half of the depressed people who take them—and now researchers think they know why, and it’s nothing to do with serotonin levels, which the drugs are supposed to raise.
September 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 6)
As a child, Rahul Sharma’s eczema was so bad he had to be hospitalized for weeks at a time.
September 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 6) /
Although these over-the-counter and prescription pills are the modern standby for every ache and pain, what Big Pharma hasn’t told you about the risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could just kill you, as Celeste McGovern discovers
September 2016 (Vol. 1 Issue 7) /
If you’re struggling to cope with the demands of your life, instead of reaching for the Valium, try these six solid stress-busters
August 31st 2016 /
Mindfulness meditation is an effective alternative to powerful antidepressants. It can reduce levels of depression and stress as much as powerful drugs and psychotherapy, a new study has found.
August 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 5)
This handheld device, created by the Soviets to heal cosmonauts while in space, is creating a revolution in pain treatment here on Earth. Cate Montana investigates
August 2016 (Vol. 1 Issue 6) /
As one doctor discovered, many cases of low mood and depression are caused by a simple vitamin deficiency
July 22nd 2016 /
It may be controversial, but the decision by several states in the US to legalise the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes has resulted in fewer pharmaceutical drugs being prescribed.
July 20th 2016
We all get it: fruit and vegetables are good for us. They reduce our chances of heart disease and cancer, and may even help us live longer—and now scientists reckon they make us happier too.
July 18th 2016
It’s no laughing matter: stand-up comics are more likely to die prematurely than screen and stage actors.