Katie MacBride is a health science journalist. Prior to joining the Inverse team, she wrote for Vice, The Daily Beast, and Healthline, among other publications. She lives in the Bay Area with her old, fat dog.
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Jason Kander quit a mayoral election because of PTSD. More men can follow his lead.
Jason Kander was in the thick of the election race to be the next Kansas City mayor in 2018 when he dropped out because of PTSD-related mental health. His story shows why more men should seek help but they don't.
4.19.2021 8:30 PM
Here's what LSD, MDMA, ketamine, and magic mushrooms do to your brain
Here's what's happening in your brain when you take LSD, MDMA, magic mushrooms, and ketamine.
4.15.2021 4:09 PM
B.1.1.7 variant: Expert explains what new data means for overall risk
We know that B.1.1.7 is between 40 and 90 percent more transmissible than the “wild” virus. Now new research explains how deadly it is.
Mind and Body
4.14.2021 3:30 PM
Why so many young people are just now getting Covid-19
Experts tell Inverse the attitudes and habits, vaccination tiers, and more transmissible variants all contribute to more cases of young adult hospitalizations.
4.13.2021 6:00 PM
Why do we scream? The six types of human screams have an evolutionary basis
I scream, you scream, but
do we scream?
get your shot
4.10.2021 12:00 PM
Covid-19 vaccines could unlock treatments for 5 other deadly diseases
Soon, scientists could have a vaccine for cancer. But really.
4.7.2021 4:22 PM
An unlikely combination of drugs may work together to fight Covid-19
This study confirms Prozac may help treat Covid-19 in concert with remdesivir — and brings a surprising new candidate to the table.
4.7.2021 4:00 PM
You need to start using this psychology-based productivity hack
A strange part of human psychology holds us back from solving problems, a new study reveals.
4.6.2021 3:30 PM
CBD: Why the future of Covid-19 may intersect with the much-hyped compound
We still need better treatments for cytokine storms.
4.2.2021 2:30 PM
Psychedelics may be able to treat these 11 mental-health conditions
In recent years, calls for formal research to explore whether psychedelic drugs can treat brain conditions have grown — and researchers are answering the calls.
4.1.2021 6:16 PM
Psychotic mice reveal what happens to the brain during a hallucination
The findings could revolutionize treatments for schizophrenia.
3.30.2021 7:03 PM
Do I need a Covid-19 vaccine passport? Here's what the experts say
Vaccine passports are already here.
3.30.2021 12:30 PM
Covid-19 vaccine: 13 things millennials need to know ASAP
You have questions, and we have answers.
3.29.2021 11:00 PM
Brain scans solve an enduring mystery about our love of music
A new study shows that our love of music isn't superficial. It's connected to a system that helps us survive.
3.26.2021 5:30 PM
Brain study debunks a common explanation for what causes a 'broken heart'
Thirty percent of patients don’t experience what’s typically considered the cause.
3.24.2021 7:40 PM
Does eating meat cause pandemics? What some calls for veganism get wrong
A controversial tweet revived the debate.
3.23.2021 9:30 PM
Covid-19 and hearing loss: A new study explores an auditory mystery
Another sense is also attacked by the coronavirus.
3.23.2021 2:30 PM
Managing ADHD at work: Symptoms, tips, and is it a disability?
We asked the experts.
3.17.2021 2:31 PM
Relationship longevity linked back to 1 underrated ingredient for success
An underrated quality is important for love.
Mind and Body
3.16.2021 6:59 PM
White people are shown to have peculiar ideas about “diversity” —study
A study published Friday in "Science Advances" reveals that different demographics can have different definitions for what constitutes a diverse community.
Mind and Body
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