The rate of Ebola cases in a part of Liberia where one rubber tree plantation operates is far lower than in other parts of the country.
The massive Agarikon mushroom shows promise for treating diseases such as tuberculosis, cowpox, bird and swine flu.
In some parts of the world, it is legal for people to voluntarily end their lives with help of their doctors. It is so common in one country, in fact, they even have a booming business in suicide tourism.
In what might be the most disgusting medical blessing ever, scientists have found that a pill full of poop may be the key to curing some very pesky, and often deadly, bacterial infections.
Since mankind thoroughly eradicated polio, there hasn't been a single human-infecting disease that's been fully removed from the global population. Tara explains how this can be, when we've otherwise advanced so much with our medical treatments.
It turns out that the pain reliever Ibuprofen may have an impact on emotional as well as physical pain.
The new pill Truvada might seem like the closest thing to an actual HIV vaccine, but not so fast, says Trace Dominguez. The CDC isn't even recommending it to the general public.
Instead of getting hopped up on pain meds at the dentist, one day you may be able to just ask for "VR" instead.
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