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Dr. Keerthy Sunder was inspired to pursue mindfulness medicine after being an eyewitness to his mother’s devastating health challenges.
After studying her own body's chronic pain, Ashley Black was inspired to invent a massage tool that targets the tight fascia areas of the body and also works to diminish cellulite.
Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.
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.
This “natural antibiotic” is superior to pharmaceutical approaches because it doesn’t kill the protective, beneficial bacteria on the skin.
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.
Take a closer look at these four beauty pillows, specifically designed to maintain the youthful, healthy-looking appearance of facial and neck skin.
New technology could make repairing skin from burn injuries as easy as misting cells from a gun-type device.
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.
Don't have the time to visit a doctor for injectable fillers? WrinkleMD is an at-home device that works to do away with your fine lines and wrinkles.
Maria Ines Candido da Silva was working as a waitress in Brazil when a gas cooker explosion left her with horrific injuries.
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.
Anyone who has ever worn high heels knows that tingly ball-of-foot pain that happens after a few hours. That pain can ruin your night...
The pillow's design reinforces good sleeping habits, not wrinkles.
Students in Australia might be giving Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” a run for his money.
Researchers have figured out a way to make artificial blood, and all it takes is mixing up water and small bag of powder.
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.
A new treatment for early-stage prostate cancer uses light-sensitive drugs and laser therapy to obliterate cancer cells.
The phantom pain that often plagues amputees has remained something of a mystery, but a new treatment shows promising results for reducing the pain.
The technology of breathalyzers has progressed, from detecting the amounts of alcohol in someone’s blood, to now — diagnosing illness.
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.
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.
At only 3 years old, Melyssa Delgado Braga’s face was being consumed by myxoma, a rare yet aggressive facial tumor.
The research could one day lead to the growth of human organs inside animals for transplant use.
A new chocolate supplement pill can help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia.
A new scalp-cooling system may stop hair loss for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
New technology from a Scandinavian diaper company allows fathers to connect with their unborn children in a brand new way.
A doctor at the London Independent Hospital recorded a routine hernia repair surgery with a pair of Snapchat Spectacles.
The new study adds a wrinkle to the current understanding of genetics and may hold the answer to the cause and incidence of some brain disorders.
Liftware Level is a specially designed utensil to help people with hand tremors and other mobility conditions.
Scientists are ramping up their battle against HIV with upcoming large-scale trials using injections and implants to protect vulnerable groups.
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.
Before the advent of these drugs, treatment for Hepatitis C included interferon, which many people say is worse than the symptoms of Hepatitis C itself.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Micro-currency has been popular in the beauty industry for years, but the ZIIP Beauty device uses a nano-currency, which vibrates at a lower yet more potent frequency.
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.
Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.
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.
Silvon bed sheets are the high-tech, yet cozy solution to preventing bacteria from building up in bed and prolonging the amount of time between washes.
The Hi Mirror is a high-tech beauty mirror that analyzes skin conditions and determines and personalizes at-home treatments and products.
Researchers are working on new technology, which allows a robotic arm to be controlled by the mind through something called electroencephalography.
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.
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