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VB News Desk: Why Vaping Could Be More Dangerous Than You Think

This article was updated September 20, 2019. Today, it’s considered pretty common knowledge that smoking is hazardous to your health, leading to conditions like emphysema and lung cancer, among many others. Recently, though, there’s been quite a bit ...
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VB News Desk: A Hip New Exosuit for Walking and Running

We love cool medical technology here at Visible Body, so it’s no surprise that a story about an exosuit that can make both walking and running easier ...
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VB News Desk: What Is Ebola?

If you’ve been keeping up with recent global medical news, you may have noticed that Ebola has been making a comeback over the past couple of months. ...
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VB News Desk: Skin Cancer and FDA Sunscreen Regulations

In recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed a clearer understanding of the effects of the sun and the skin’s absorption ...
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VB News Desk: Of Placentas, Platelets, and Platypuses

When was the last time you talked about the human placenta, platelets, and the majestic platypus in one sentence (or even one conversation)? Unless ...
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VB News Desk: The Secret to Athletic Performance Enhancement Could Be in Marathon Runners' Guts

The secret to athletic performance enhancement may lie in marathon runners’ guts. For years, scientists have been studying the correlation between ...
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VB News Desk: Horns?! Nope, just an enlarged external occipital protuberance.

Here at Visible Body, we enjoy keeping up with the latest scientific research. When we heard there was a study saying that young people were growing ...
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VB News Desk: No Sleep? No Good.

Often romanticized in books and movies, the ambiguity of night owls has enticed viewers for decades. However, those who lurk during later hours may ...
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VB News Desk: The Limits of Human Endurance

A new study published this month in Science Advances revealed the limit of human endurance and attributes it to the constraints of the human ...
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VB News Desk: Advances in Diagnosing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

CTE — or chronic traumatic encephalopathy — is a neurodegenerative disease that occurs as a result of repeated head trauma. Concussions can play a ...