How is it possible that we landed on the moon before we figured out the anatomy of the clitoris? This is one of many questions artist Sophia Wallace poses in this thought-provoking talk about the complexity and misrepresentation of women's bodies and sexuality.
The Land Down Under remains on track to become the very first country to eradicate cervical cancer – and they could do so within the next 20 years, according to new research published in The Lancet Public Health.
Octopuses are almost entirely antisocial, except when they're mating, and scientists who study them have to house them separately so they don't kill or eat each other. However, octopuses given the drug known as MDMA (or ecstasy, E, Molly or a number of other slang terms) wanted to spend more time close to other octopuses and even hugged them.
“There’s so much blood here,” she recounted him saying in alarm. “How could anyone have missed this?”
But they had.
A new study of women with ovarian cancer shows that ignorance about the condition is common among patients in all 44 countries surveyed. And that ignorance has a cost. The disease is more treatable, even potentially curable, in its early stages.
A recent study in BMC Medicine has found that changing your diet could significantly improve your mood. The link between food and mood is part of an emerging field of psychiatry called “nutritional psychiatry.” There is growing scientific evidence that what we eat significantly impacts our emotions and well-being.
Education, activism, and the good and the bad that is social media have combined in recent years to raise awareness about mental health issues. While it might be true that we've progressed a lot over the last few years, there are still several myths surrounding mental health that need to be addressed once and for all.
Then comes the inevitable question: Number of pregnancies? Followed by: Number of live births?
A scientist’s findings suggest there’s no evidence to support mandatory abortion counseling that warns women about the negative mental-health impacts of abortion.