New Technique Could Detect Skin Cancer Without a Biopsy

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.

Australian Students Recreate ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli’s Price-Hiked Drug

Students in Australia might be giving Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” a run for his money.

How a Mother’s Pain Inspired a Doctor’s Lifetime Work in Mind-Body Medicine

Dr. Keerthy Sunder was inspired to pursue mindfulness medicine after being an eyewitness to his mother’s devastating health challenges.

Sweat Patch Could Help People Track Their Health

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.

Virtual Reality Creates 3D View of Babies in the Womb

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.

Injections, Implants Could Be Next Step in Battle Against HIV

Scientists are ramping up their battle against HIV with upcoming large-scale trials using injections and implants to protect vulnerable groups.

Swallowing Balloon Capsules May Help Shed Double The Weight

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.

Wireless Brain Implant Helps Paralyzed Monkeys to Walk Again

A wireless chip implanted in the brain communicates with the spinal cord below the injury.

USB Stick Doubles as HIV Test

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.

Can Virtual Reality ‘Diet Goggles’ Help You Lose Weight?

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.

New Skin Patch Brings Relief to Peanut Allergy Sufferers

The patch works by releasing peanut proteins into the skin, a process that helps to build cellular tolerance to the peanuts.

Flavored Spray Could Help Kids to Swallow Pills

Not being able to swallow pills can potentially stop kids from taking life-saving medicine. A sweet flavored spray could be the answer.

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