Over 100 million women are estimated to use oral contraceptives, but studies on the pill’s mental health effects raise more questions than answers.
Doctors will be cautious about offering any treatment that could be regarded as an illegal termination—forcing patients to seek out-of-state care.
The open science movement pushes for making scientific knowledge quickly accessible to all. But a new paper warns that speed can come at a cost.
A woman grew up without her left temporal lobe, which highlights how amazingly plastic the brain is.
Covid forced the world to develop some of the best epidemiological surveys ever done. Now they’re being cut back, even as the threat of the virus lingers.
Sanctions and boycotts following the invasion of Ukraine have curtailed the export of nearly every product—except medicines. That’s up to drugmakers.
Hundreds of trials have been disrupted in the medical research hub. Some patients are at risk of losing their last chance at survival.
The island nation’s government joins several other European countries in dropping Covid restrictions—but not everyone is sure the timing’s right.
Most genetic research is done on people of European descent. That’s led to misdiagnoses, inaccurate tests, and missed opportunities for new treatments.