What will become of children growing up during the pandemic? There’s reason for concern, but the research on resilience is reassuring. A developmental psychologist explains what adults can do to protect youngsters from long-term harm.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~11 min
Dental care providers have the skills, the facilities and the trust of patients who might otherwise miss out
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~6 min
Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~15 min
The pandemic prompted many scientists to pivot their research to the coronavirus. That’s not an entirely good thing.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~9 min
What and how much we eat isn’t the only important thing when it comes to healthy nutrition. Timing seems to matter, too.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~32 min
Wearable devices already collect vital signs like heart rate and skin temperature. New algorithms can use them to catch illness early — leading to urgent efforts to help battle the pandemic.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~13 min
Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
Jan. 25, 2021 • ~14 min
Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~15 min
OPINION: Patients with lingering symptoms need access to specialized clinics — and so much more
Jan. 18, 2021 • ~7 min
PODCAST: Just in the past half-century, our understanding of how exactly our brains remember has taken huge leaps. Amazingly, this is just the beginning.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~21 min