Scientists believe they may have found a fast, reliable method to reduce the need for costly procedures like skin grafts.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3D printing technology for medical purposes is still in its infancy, but its utilization for blood vessels looks promising.
Analyzing biomarker signatures in the blood offers insight into a person’s risk for developing age-determined diseases and even death.
Instead of costly, cumbersome batteries, wearable solar cell devices could soon be used to power electronic implants, like pacemakers and brain stimulators.
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.
Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.
This technology will provide much needed insight and data during a woman's pregnancy.
A new test hopes to sniff out early signs of Alzheimer’s — literally.
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.
The technology of breathalyzers has progressed, from detecting the amounts of alcohol in someone’s blood, to now — diagnosing illness.
A new treatment for early-stage prostate cancer uses light-sensitive drugs and laser therapy to obliterate cancer cells.
Maria Ines Candido da Silva was working as a waitress in Brazil when a gas cooker explosion left her with horrific injuries.
New technology from a Scandinavian diaper company allows fathers to connect with their unborn children in a brand new way.
Researchers are working on new technology, which allows a robotic arm to be controlled by the mind through something called electroencephalography.
A doctor at the London Independent Hospital recorded a routine hernia repair surgery with a pair of Snapchat Spectacles.
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 scalp-cooling system may stop hair loss for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
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...
Liftware Level is a specially designed utensil to help people with hand tremors and other mobility conditions.
New technology could make repairing skin from burn injuries as easy as misting cells from a gun-type device.
The phantom pain that often plagues amputees has remained something of a mystery, but a new treatment shows promising results for reducing the pain.
Researchers have figured out a way to make artificial blood, and all it takes is mixing up water and small bag of powder.
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.
Students in Australia might be giving Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” a run for his money.
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.
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.
Scientists are ramping up their battle against HIV with upcoming large-scale trials using injections and implants to protect vulnerable groups.
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 wireless chip implanted in the brain communicates with the spinal cord below the injury.
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 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.
The patch works by releasing peanut proteins into the skin, a process that helps to build cellular tolerance to the peanuts.
Not being able to swallow pills can potentially stop kids from taking life-saving medicine. A sweet flavored spray could be the answer.