[♩INTRO] More than eighteen hundred people have died so far in the second largest Ebola outbreak in history. But doctors on the front lines now have a new weapon. Two of them, actually, because a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of the Congo revealed two new treatments which can… Continue Reading We Can Cure Ebola! (Mostly—Which Is Better Than Rarely) | SciShow News

[ INTRO ] So what hurts more: being kicked in the crotch or giving birth? If you’re a guy you’d likely argue strongly for being kicked in the nards. Whereas many women would be inclined to argue childbirth. But can science settle the debate once and for all? Nope! …… Continue Reading Kicked in the Crotch vs. Childbirth: The Great Debate

[ ♪ INTRO ] As many as one-fifth of people experience depression at some point in their lives. Thankfully, for most, antidepressants and psychotherapy can reduce symptoms dramatically. But they don’t work for everyone. So doctors and scientists have been looking for ways to help people with treatment-resistant depression. And… Continue Reading 3 Baffling Depression Treatments and Why They Might Work

We get asked a lot of questions here at SciShow. Sometime we get a question that has maybe never been asked before in the history of questions, and sometimes we get questions that are so universally wondered, that they get asked over and over again. So, we’ve compiled some of… Continue Reading SciShow: FAQ Compilation

>>NEARLY 1 IN 10 OF THE MILLIONS OF AMERICAN TROOPS THAT HAVE SERVED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN HAVE SOME FORM OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER. AT THE RESTORES CLINIC AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, RESEARCHERS ARE WORKING WITH VIRTUAL-REALITY TECHNOLOGY TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE TREATMENTS TO HELP VETERANS RECLAIM THEIR LIVES.>>WHEN… Continue Reading Virtual Reality as a Treatment for PTSD? | SciTech Now

Today’s video is on one of our favourite addictions, alcohol. Chances are if you know an addict, or are an addict yourself, you’ve seen some pretty crazy things done to get a fix. And while we rarely like to talk about our intoxicants publicly, there’s almost nowhere on this planet… Continue Reading The Undeniable Pain of Getting Drunk

{♫Intro♫} 30 years and two months ago—on September 8, 1989—researchers published three papers describing the gene responsible for cystic fibrosis. It was a huge breakthrough, and one they hoped would lead to a reliable treatment in no time. Well, it wasn’t “no time”, but the discovery has finally led to… Continue Reading New Cystic Fibrosis Treatment a “Game-Changer” | SciShow News

♩ No matter where you go, you have to carry around this meatsack of a body. So of course, over the years, humans have tried to figure out how our bodies work — and how things can go wrong, like with diseases. And yes, sometimes we’ve been completely off base.… Continue Reading 5 Things Humans Got Really Wrong About Our Bodies

[music] We. Love. Symmetry. It’s in our art, and architecture… we even balance equations on it. Our love of symmetry makes sense, because WE’RE symmetrical. Two eyes, two ears, two arms, and two legs. Bodies built like paper dolls. But that outward beauty is superficial. Peel back the curtain, and… Continue Reading How Your Body Knows Left From Right

We’ve all been there. You don’t feel well, and you think maybe you should see a doctor… but you don’t. Perhaps your local clinic is closed for the night, or you can’t get someone to drive you, or maybe you’re just in the American health care system. There are plenty… Continue Reading 6 Home Remedies Actually Supported by Science