By zeroing in on miniscule amounts of DNA, researchers believe they can catch cancer early and save countless lives.
3D printing technology for medical purposes is still in its infancy, but its utilization for blood vessels looks promising.
The new focus opens up additional opportunity for understanding — and perhaps preventing — rates of obesity among African Americans.
At Scripps Research Institute, scientists are making some remarkable discoveries in their research into how disease infects our bodies.
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.
By measuring a person’s electrical activity in the brain, the brain-computer interface allowed patients to communicate in response to simple questions.
The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.
With a cellular structure similar to that of natural cartilage, the bioengineered material features exceptional durability for lab-grown tissue.
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.
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.
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.
DuoSkin tattoos combine high-tech interfaces and fashionable gold leaf material.
The involuntary hand gestures occurred as the result of a mood change in the person on the other end of the device.
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The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
Patients recovering from surgery who received a live music performance, which was tailored to their musical preferences, all reported a drop in pain level.
The unique technique can rub the esophagus and scrape away cells that scientists can then examine for cancer.
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.
Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.
New technology from a Scandinavian diaper company allows fathers to connect with their unborn children in a brand new way.
The phantom pain that often plagues amputees has remained something of a mystery, but a new treatment shows promising results for reducing the pain.
Solanezumab is the name of the antibody researchers are using with hopes to interrupt or even reverse the formulation of beta amyloid plaque within the brain.
This new treatment adds lasers to the mix, using a combination of laser and ultrasound technology to determine the presence or absence of cancer cells in the breast tissue.
Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.
The high-tech device could be very attractive to individuals who are wary of taking prescription painkillers for their migraines.
A new biometric payment system reads a customer’s finger veins to complete a purchase.
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.
Scientists have developed a spray loaded with the good bacteria that people with eczema are missing.
Analyzing biomarker signatures in the blood offers insight into a person’s risk for developing age-determined diseases and even death.
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.
The research may be especially important for those who experience traumatic events and have the memories to remember them by.
The new head-scanning device can detect brain bleeding with 97 percent accuracy.
New technology could make repairing skin from burn injuries as easy as misting cells from a gun-type device.
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 noticed a unique pattern of brain activity among children who later achieved higher academic success.
Scientists are utilizing gene-editing technology to create pills that could destroy bacteria within the body.
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 device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.
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.
Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.
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...
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.
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.
A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.
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 study found an interesting insight when looking at levels of GABA within the brain.
Stevia leaf extract was shown to treat the tick-borne disease better than traditional antibiotics.
Utilizing virtual reality to assess the muscles used in maintaining balance could lead to new therapies to help the elderly avoid falling.
The researchers believe their findings may hold implications for the treatment of cognitive disorders in human beings.
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.