The key to the new research rests on the methods by which plants, such as spinach, transport fluids and other substances.
Lorcaserin is a prescription weight loss pill that works by altering the brain’s serotonin circuitry, and now it's been shown to reduce opioid cravings in animal tests.
This “natural antibiotic” is superior to pharmaceutical approaches because it doesn’t kill the protective, beneficial bacteria on the skin.
A new treatment for early-stage prostate cancer uses light-sensitive drugs and laser therapy to obliterate cancer cells.
Jordan Reeves' limb difference isn't slowing her down; she's embracing her unique condition by raising awareness for other children with limb differences and even designing her own 3D prosthetics.
A new test hopes to sniff out early signs of Alzheimer’s — literally.
Although human trials are still decades away, the CRISPR gene-editing technique shows promising results when lowering cholesterol permanently in animal trials.
Researchers are working on new technology, which allows a robotic arm to be controlled by the mind through something called electroencephalography.
The technique involves making an incision behind the ear instead of beneath the voice box, where thyroidectomy procedures traditionally occur.
The research team developed a deep learning computer system — or an algorithm-based technique — that could identify skin cancer at just a glance.
Patients recovering from surgery who received a live music performance, which was tailored to their musical preferences, all reported a drop in pain level.
Researchers have figured out a way to make artificial blood, and all it takes is mixing up water and small bag of powder.
The high-tech device could be very attractive to individuals who are wary of taking prescription painkillers for their migraines.
The Hi Mirror is a high-tech beauty mirror that analyzes skin conditions and determines and personalizes at-home treatments and products.
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.
Scientists believe they may have found a fast, reliable method to reduce the need for costly procedures like skin grafts.
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.
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...
Scientists are ramping up their battle against HIV with upcoming large-scale trials using injections and implants to protect vulnerable groups.
The research could one day lead to the growth of human organs inside animals for transplant use.
The involuntary hand gestures occurred as the result of a mood change in the person on the other end of the device.
The new focus opens up additional opportunity for understanding — and perhaps preventing — rates of obesity among African Americans.
Liftware Level is a specially designed utensil to help people with hand tremors and other mobility conditions.
Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.
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.
Scientists have developed a spray loaded with the good bacteria that people with eczema are missing.
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.
Researchers have modeled nanoparticles the same size and shape as rabies to reach the brain's nerve cells, with the goal of targeting cancerous ones.
The new head-scanning device can detect brain bleeding with 97 percent accuracy.
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.
A wireless chip implanted in the brain communicates with the spinal cord below the injury.
The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
Diagnosing a rare disease in children called DiGeorge syndrome may be as simple as taking a photo with new facial recognition software.
DuoSkin tattoos combine high-tech interfaces and fashionable gold leaf material.
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.
A new scalp-cooling system may stop hair loss for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Komodo dragons possess antimicrobial saliva and blood, a discovery that could have broader implications for fighting infections in humans.
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.
This technology will provide much needed insight and data during a woman's pregnancy.
Scientists have created a new use for the sun’s rays.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
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.
Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.
The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.
Students in Australia might be giving Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” a run for his money.
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 helpful and cost-effective app was designed with the goal of empowering and informing women who are scheduled to undergo a C-section.
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.
3D printing technology for medical purposes is still in its infancy, but its utilization for blood vessels looks promising.
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.