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Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.
Dr. Keerthy Sunder was inspired to pursue mindfulness medicine after being an eyewitness to his mother’s devastating health challenges.
The answer to tracking your health could be in your sweat. Scientists have created a skin patch that is capable of collecting and analyzing sweat.
A new test hopes to sniff out early signs of Alzheimer’s — literally.
Painful biopsies, in which suspicious skin is lopped off and sent to a laboratory to detect skin cancer, may soon be a thing of the past.
Maria Ines Candido da Silva was working as a waitress in Brazil when a gas cooker explosion left her with horrific injuries.
New technology could make repairing skin from burn injuries as easy as misting cells from a gun-type device.
Students in Australia might be giving Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” a run for his money.
Since antiretroviral medications used to treat HIV increase one's risk of heart disease, a clinical trial seeks both male and female participants to test whether a heart disease pill will help.
While they will not be replacing human caregivers, scientists are hoping that these robots will soon be able to assist seniors with everyday tasks like taking medication and offering companionship.
Researchers have figured out a way to make artificial blood, and all it takes is mixing up water and small bag of powder.
Take a closer look at these four beauty pillows, specifically designed to maintain the youthful, healthy-looking appearance of facial and neck skin.
A group of scientists from Cornell University may have devised a way for a robot to feel its surroundings internally, similar to the way humans do.
The phantom pain that often plagues amputees has remained something of a mystery, but a new treatment shows promising results for reducing the pain.
A new treatment for early-stage prostate cancer uses light-sensitive drugs and laser therapy to obliterate cancer cells.
The technology of breathalyzers has progressed, from detecting the amounts of alcohol in someone’s blood, to now — diagnosing illness.
The Obalon balloon system is a new treatment that is slated to hit the market in January. It involves swallowing gas-filled balloon capsules in order to help curb overeating.
A new scalp-cooling system may stop hair loss for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
The research could one day lead to the growth of human organs inside animals for transplant use.
At only 3 years old, Melyssa Delgado Braga’s face was being consumed by myxoma, a rare yet aggressive facial tumor.
A doctor at the London Independent Hospital recorded a routine hernia repair surgery with a pair of Snapchat Spectacles.
Scientists are ramping up their battle against HIV with upcoming large-scale trials using injections and implants to protect vulnerable groups.
Liftware Level is a specially designed utensil to help people with hand tremors and other mobility conditions.
New technology from a Scandinavian diaper company allows fathers to connect with their unborn children in a brand new way.
The home uses a wireless signal that allows Steve Saling and other patients to open and close doors, call an elevator and operate TV and lights.
A man dubbed as such for his tree-like hands finally finds relief from this extremely rare condition, thanks to the kindness of doctors in Bangladesh.
You don't have to be an athlete to use this innovative foam roller. Its unique curves can hit the contours of your body that traditional foam rollers can't reach.
British scientists have developed an HIV test on a USB stick, which quickly and accurately measures the levels of the virus in a person’s blood.
A new chocolate supplement pill can help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia.
For parents who want to know more about what their unborn child does in the womb, a new technology could help that desire become a reality.
A wireless chip implanted in the brain communicates with the spinal cord below the injury.
Less than five percent of elephants get cancer in their lifetime, and an abundance of a cancer-fighting protein in their genetic makeup is likely the reason why.
The researchers wanted to find out whether they could pinpoint changes in brain activity between the mini brains they created, which retained characteristics of a living, human brain.
Successful tests on rodents showing the possibility of implanting memories are paving the way for the first memory implants for humans, which could help people overcome memory-deficit disorders.
Researchers are working on new technology, which allows a robotic arm to be controlled by the mind through something called electroencephalography.
The vaccine testing program is currently underway in pre-clinical trials, and the researchers plan to move forward with efficacy tests among human subjects once they conclude.
Analyzing biomarker signatures in the blood offers insight into a person’s risk for developing age-determined diseases and even death.
3D printing technology for medical purposes is still in its infancy, but its utilization for blood vessels looks promising.
The goggles can reduce appetite, make low-fat foods taste delicious and even trick our brains into thinking we’re eating more than we actually are.
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This technology will provide much needed insight and data during a woman's pregnancy.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The ready abundance of the peppertree plant means that, should the treatment prove effective in human trials, the medical community would face no shortage of the disease-fighting berries.
The technique involves making an incision behind the ear instead of beneath the voice box, where thyroidectomy procedures traditionally occur.
Instead of costly, cumbersome batteries, wearable solar cell devices could soon be used to power electronic implants, like pacemakers and brain stimulators.
By measuring a person’s electrical activity in the brain, the brain-computer interface allowed patients to communicate in response to simple questions.
A team of biological engineers at Harvard have developed small-scale models of actual human organs in an effort to gauge their reaction to medication and provide a window into how these organs function.
NURUGO's smartphone camera accessory and app can help people monitor their skin health and catch early signs of potentially dangerous conditions before they even become visible.
The research team developed a deep learning computer system — or an algorithm-based technique — that could identify skin cancer at just a glance.
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