Could Ketamine Treat Severe Depression?
Research suggests the anesthetic is at least as effective as electroconvulsive therapy, the current standard for treatment-resistant depression
Paralyzed Man Walks Again With Brain and Spinal Cord Implants
The experimental technology translates the patient's thoughts into voluntary movements
Scientists Identify 12 Major Symptoms of Long Covid
The effort is a step toward accelerating research and finding treatments for the debilitating condition
Scientists Decode Brain Waves Linked to Chronic Pain
A new way to objectively measure chronic pain could lead to new treatments for the common condition that can be debilitating
Volunteers Are Spending 60 Days in Bed to Help Astronauts Stay Healthy in Space
For two months, the group of 12 men must eat, sleep, exercise, bathe and use the toilet while at least one shoulder is touching the bed
Common Chemical Strongly Linked to Parkinson's
Service members stationed at Camp Lejeune, where water was contaminated, had a 70 percent greater risk of developing the movement disorder, new study finds
Older Dogs With Dementia Sleep Poorly—Just Like Humans
The findings may help veterinarians and pet parents identify canine cognitive decline
Possible Antidote to World's Deadliest Mushroom Discovered
A dye used in medical imaging appeared to make the death cap's toxin less fatal to mice in a new study
A Man's Rare Genetic Mutation May Have Prevented Alzheimer's for Decades
Scientists hope the findings could lead to treatments for the memory-destroying disease
Bird Flu Vaccine Approved in Emergency Effort to Save California Condors
The virus has set back the endangered birds' recovery, but a newly hatched chick is flu-free and being raised by veterinarians
First Cases of Drug-Resistant Ringworm Found in the U.S.
The two patients—both in New York City—developed itchy rashes that did not go away with typical antifungal medications
A Skin Patch Could Help Allergic Toddlers Tolerate Peanuts
Some young children with allergies could eat low doses of peanuts without a severe reaction after wearing the patch for a year in a clinical trial
Researchers Reveal the 'Pangenome,' a More Diverse Look at Human DNA
The new version of the human genome could lead to better diagnostics and treatment of genetic diseases
Can Digital Psychiatry Really Fill the Mental Health Care Gap?
Thousands of new tools with unproven results are entering the fold to help Americans in need
An 'Epidemic' of Loneliness Threatens Health of Americans, Surgeon General Says
Being socially disconnected can have health impacts akin to smoking 15 cigarettes per day, according to a new report
First RSV Vaccine for Older Adults Approved in U.S.
The shot to combat the potentially deadly virus could be available in the fall, pending a green light from the CDC
Greece Is Making Hundreds of Beaches More Accessible
Remote-controlled, wheelchair-friendly ramps will allow vacationers with mobility challenges to enjoy the sea
Stress Can Age You, but It Could Be Reversed, Study Says
While stressful events like surgery and pregnancy can raise biological age—which is linked to health risks—the change may not be permanent
Could Genetically Modified Houseplants Clean the Air in Your Home?
A Parisian start-up wants to filter harmful chemicals indoors with engineered pothos plants
Researchers Use A.I. to Decode Words From Brain Scans
A new tool translates "something deeper than language," generating text that captures the gist of podcasts or silent films viewed by participants