Meet your new therapist: a chatbot that runs inside Facebook Messenger. The post The Chatbot Therapist Will See You Now appeared first on WIRED.
The only way to know the risk of Powassan virus is to collect more data. But that's not as easy as it sounds. The post Lyme Isn't the Only Disease Ticks Are Spreading This Summer appeared first on WIRED.
A mounting body of evidence suggests that it may be possible to get all the weight-dropping effects of obesity surgery without going under the knife. The post Obesity Surgery May Work by Remaking Your Gut Microbiome appeared first on WIRED.
According to new genetic evidence, public health efforts to contain and fight the disease could have—and should have—gotten started much sooner. The post Virus Hunters Draw a Map of Zika's Spread With DNA appeared first on WIRED.
The regulatory agency for drugs and medical devices is creating a new unit dedicated strictly to digital health. The post Medicine Is Going Digital. The FDA Is Racing to Catch Up appeared first on WIRED.
It's not worth denying care to people based on health habits—even if you could prove those habits caused disease. The post Denying Health Care to Diabetics Makes Just About Zero Sense appeared first on WIRED.
Researchers used "tissue as ink" to squirt out ovaries that successfully grew mouse pups. The post Scientists 3-D Print Mouse Ovaries That Actually Make Babies appeared first on WIRED.
Misinformation targeted at Somali-American communities in Minneapolis is fueling the state's biggest outbreak in three decades. The post Anti-Vaxxers Brought Their War to Minnesota—Then Came Measles appeared first on WIRED.
Because if scientists can prevent virus transmission in utero, they can prevent Zika's devastating birth defects. The post The Scientists Trying to Keep Zika Out of Your Placenta appeared first on WIRED.