Harvard Medicine News
Online Birth Control

Are online prescription services for birth control safe and efficient? A secret-shopper study has the verdict.

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A Quest for Better Vaccines

Microbiologist Darren Higgins talks about infectious disease research and his fascination with microbes.

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Built to Endure

Did the human heart evolve for endurance or bursts of activity? The answer could help us understand the impact of our sedentary lives.

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Delirium, Dementia and the Brain

Delirium affects half of all hospitalized seniors. Although most people recover fully, for others the complications can be long-lasting.

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