Ever wondered if you have a drinking problem? This online, science-based tool can help

If you think you might have a problem, you’ll want to read on.

Almost 2 out of 3 people who try smoking develop a daily habit

A global study suggests that 69% of the people who tried smoking became daily smokers, even if temporary.

Scientists grow functioning human muscles from skin cells

The new method doesn’t rely on donor muscle tissue unlike previous methods.

Ibuprofen long-term use linked to infertility in men

The most common painkiller in the world can cause trouble in men when taken for more than two weeks.

Constant physical exercise reverses damage done to the heart by aging and sedentary lifestyle

The secret is to exercise five times a week in a diversified way.

Sleep deprivation and irregular sleep patterns are linked to anxiety and depression

Researchers discovered a consistent link between sleep irregularity and repetitive negative thinking.

Scientists engineer air-filled bacteria they can track wiggling inside you with sound

The plan is to use them to find tumors and other places of interest.

Scientist explains why we get ‘gut feelings’

Just like there’s an internet, there’s also an interbrain — except this one is more complex.

Smelling your partner’s shirt will reduce stress, but a stranger’s will wind you up more

Smell seems to be the easiest way to hack a brain.

Medieval mummy shows people have been infected with hepatitis B at least for centuries

The virus could have been infecting people for thousands of years.

Researchers fit Italian woman with futuristic, bionic hand

The hand prosthesis can sense if objects are soft or hard.

WHO approves a safe, inexpensive, effective typhoid vaccine

This could be a game changer.

Raw water is the latest 2018 craze — and it’s absolutely stupid

It like normal water, but worse. 40 $ please.

Alcohol byproduct causes DNA mutations that might lead to cancer

An alcohol metabolite, acetaldehyde, caused significant DNA  alterations in mice stem cells.

How to spot the difference between a cold and the flu

The viral infections share many symptoms but the flu can be a lot worse. Deadly worse.

No, chocolate isn’t going extinct in 40 years — but we are set for a crisis

Things are bad, but they’re not this bad.

Millennials demand perfection from themselves and each other, hurting their mental health

Strong societal pressure teaches younger generations that nothing less than perfection is acceptable.

A type 2 diabetes drug might treat Alzheimer’s

A three-agent drug used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus shows significant results in memory and learning skills in aging mice suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Autism rates have plateaued in U.S. children since 2014

We don’t know exactly why.

Some people can really tell if you look sick, new study reports

How good are you at detecting diseased people?