Health + Science

Canadian Viagra helps only if the reduction of potency is associated with psychological problems. But if the cause is hidden in physiological disorders, the drug will not be able to eliminate the disease. 
  • September 23, 2016 |  NJ Spotlight

    How New Jersey is trying to eliminate 'surprise' out-of-network medical bills

    Patient advocates, health care providers, and insurance companies have struggled for the better part of a decade to reach consensus on a plan to limit...
  • September 23, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Accelerating intimacy between strangers: artists experiment with the power of eye contact

    You know that old saying, 'the eyes are the window to the soul'? Well, during Philadelphia's Fringe Festival this past week, two artist...
  • September 23, 2016 |  Speak Easy

    Essay: Women who lose their hair, and the wigs that keep it private

    About a third of women experience hair loss (alopecia). After menopause, that fraction doubles, with thinning hair and bald spots stealing women'...
  • September 22, 2016

    What’s up with that Schuylkill River slime?

    If you've passed the Schuylkill River recently, you've probably noticed the unusual lime-green splotches covering the water along the banks.
  • September 22, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Mosquitos carrying Zika may have an Achilles heel

    A Miami-based researcher and his team are hoping to make humans undetectable to the Aedes aegypti.
  • September 22, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Retraining the brain after losing the ability to smell

    Anosmics have a new option for gaining back a lost sense.
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