Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?
New research that studied the effect of flushing blocked fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil was promising for women dealing with infertility due to this issue.
After receiving the vaccine, 77 percent of trial patients' tumors stopped growing, and 45 percent of trial patients saw tumor shrinkage.
A device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.
Researchers created a mussel-based glue that also led to a healthier functioning of skin cells after a wound had healed.
The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.
With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.
The breakthrough puts the researchers on pace to make a tremendous impact on patients with genetic disease.
Current goals in place that seek to reduce new yearly infections to 12,000 cases in the U.S. by 2025 are already showing signs of success.
In studying ways to reduce maternal mortality from childbirth hemorrhaging, a group of researchers revisited tranexamic acid, a drug invented in the 1960s by a Japanese woman.
Julian Rios Cantu, an 18-year-old teen from Mexico, was determined to create the cancer-detecting bra, called "Eva," after witnessing his own mother's struggle with breast cancer.
On average, patients whose doctors received lab results on a smartphone left the hospital 26 minutes faster than patients whose physicians had to check the hospital’s electronic system.
The device, called WiGait, can monitor and track a person's walking speed and movement without the need for a wearable.
Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.
The researchers had conducted previous experiments on mice using CRISPR/Cas9 but with less impressive results.
The researchers noticed marked differences among some genes based solely on whether the genes were in a man or woman’s body.
The autoregulation that the stem cells can provide has the possibility to help treat diseases early, before symptoms become serious health issues, the study said.
After developing a variety of supplements that help to better your body from the inside out, Dr. Amy Lee and the Nucific brand are combining two ideas that are usually an oxymoron: slimming and chocolate.
Researchers believe scent-based technology holds vast promise in improving health outcomes due to the possibility of early detection.
This research could literally shed light on how cancer moves in the body.
The discovery of a peptide in the frog slime is a potentially important one to global public health.
Learning social skills from a robot may seem odd, but for children with autism, it can provide a unique experience that is more predictable and engaging.
Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine identified a specific protein in the plasma of umbilical cord blood that increased cognitive functioning in animal studies.
A newly-tested artificial womb could save babies born extremely prematurely, according to a study published in journal Nature Communications.
Dina Kimmel is the dedicated mother behind the We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym, a place that gives children with autism a fun and safe place to learn and explore.
The 3D bioprinting allows for the patch to be a close match to heart tissue structure.
It's vital to run pilot programs in these three countries to see if a malaria vaccine program could become functional.
The FDA just approved a device called gammaCore that targets the vagus nerve to treat debilitating cluster headaches.
Utilizing virtual reality to assess the muscles used in maintaining balance could lead to new therapies to help the elderly avoid falling.
The gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.
Virtual reality is being examined as a possible teaching aid for the classroom because it can provide a way for those with autism to cope with being in stressful situations.
Scientists are utilizing gene-editing technology to create pills that could destroy bacteria within the body.
The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.
The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.
By tapping into the body’s cellular functioning, the nanoparticle method can act in a way that doesn’t promote a defensive response from fast-growing cancer cells.
Scientists have developed a spray loaded with the good bacteria that people with eczema are missing.
The man who helped to invent the lithium-ion battery has now introduced a more efficient, fast-charging glass battery that could soon make its way to market.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
The artificial lung is small enough to be carried in a backpack and is the first of its kind to actively drive up the patient's oxygen levels.
City of Hope currently has active clinical trials of gene therapy for AIDS using blood stem cell transplantation.
DuoSkin tattoos combine high-tech interfaces and fashionable gold leaf material.
People who received the transcranial current on a specific region of the brain were less likely to cheat than people who didn’t receive the brain stimulation.
The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
Combining the high-tech elements into one device gives the new test a significant advantage over current detection methods, which take hours to diagnose the virus instead of minutes.
The new head-scanning device can detect brain bleeding with 97 percent accuracy.
Just like how fertilizer may have been the main factor in preventing a worldwide food crisis in the 20th century, now a ‘bionic’ leaf holds the same potential for our global future.
With bio-sensing contact lenses that can assess blood glucose levels, the researchers hope to improve health outcomes by replacing older, painful methods of diabetes monitoring.
The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
The BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.