Instead of costly, cumbersome batteries, wearable solar cell devices could soon be used to power electronic implants, like pacemakers and brain stimulators.
Experts believe the cost for the novel treatment may soar to $1 million or more.
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.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
A newly-tested artificial womb could save babies born extremely prematurely, according to a study published in journal Nature Communications.
The idea behind this wearable device is that if most people had a half day notice that illness was imminent, they could better plan for the sickness and ultimately their recovery.
Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.
A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.
Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.
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.
The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.
The high-tech device could be very attractive to individuals who are wary of taking prescription painkillers for their migraines.
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.
The researchers tested several different doses of a powerful anti-inflammatory drug on a group of about 10,000 study participants, with the doses ranging from low to medium to high.
The researchers had conducted previous experiments on mice using CRISPR/Cas9 but with less impressive results.
A new biometric payment system reads a customer’s finger veins to complete a purchase.
The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.
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 autoregulation that the stem cells can provide has the possibility to help treat diseases early, before symptoms become serious health issues, the study said.
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.
By measuring a person’s electrical activity in the brain, the brain-computer interface allowed patients to communicate in response to simple questions.
The helpful and cost-effective app was designed with the goal of empowering and informing women who are scheduled to undergo a C-section.
Stevia leaf extract was shown to treat the tick-borne disease better than traditional antibiotics.
This research could literally shed light on how cancer moves in the body.
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.
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.
With people now living well past 100 years of age, and advances in medical care ever present, there's no telling what the maximum human age is.
The technology of breathalyzers has progressed, from detecting the amounts of alcohol in someone’s blood, to now — diagnosing illness.
The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
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.
This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.
Not being able to swallow pills can potentially stop kids from taking life-saving medicine. A sweet flavored spray could be the answer.
Similar to a gastric bypass procedure, the new 'accordion procedure' works to decrease the size of the stomach but without the cuts and scars that come with invasive surgery.
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.
The researchers note that using psilocybin as a treatment method is a tactic that goes back centuries, and one that may be beneficial for hard-to-treat cases of depression.
This “natural antibiotic” is superior to pharmaceutical approaches because it doesn’t kill the protective, beneficial bacteria on the skin.
The study found an interesting insight when looking at levels of GABA within the brain.
The new focus opens up additional opportunity for understanding — and perhaps preventing — rates of obesity among African Americans.
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.
The recipient was a 40-year-old man who lost his penis 17 years ago due to complications after a ritual circumcision.
Liftware Level is a specially designed utensil to help people with hand tremors and other mobility conditions.
For those who suffer from a gambling addiction, the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland is working on a treatment.
A group of participants saw a reduction in migraine days of three days per month thanks to the treatment.
The nanoengineered eye, which combines a “metalens” with artificial muscle technology, bests its human counterpart in some instances.
By zeroing in on miniscule amounts of DNA, researchers believe they can catch cancer early and save countless lives.
The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.
The involuntary hand gestures occurred as the result of a mood change in the person on the other end of the device.
Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.
The study used mice to demonstrate how stimulating the cerebellum, a part of the brain that has been suggested as an area of interest in previous studies concerning autism, was able to amend social deficiencies for the animals.
Heart surgery performed in the afternoon may give patients a better chance of survival, considering the body's circadian rhythms.