This Antioxidant May Be the Next Big Thing in Skin Care

Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.

Scientists Brew Probiotic Beer That’s Actually Good for You

The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.

These New High-Tech Glasses Could Bring Relief to Insomnia Sufferers

Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.

New C-Section App May Shorten Hospital Stays for New Mothers

The helpful and cost-effective app was designed with the goal of empowering and informing women who are scheduled to undergo a C-section.

Muscular Dystrophy Reversed in Dogs

A team of international researchers explored the possibility of gene therapy in dogs to reverse and ultimately cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

This New Fabric Repels Grease Stains

Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.

This Doctor Just Created a Slimming Chocolate

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.

Glass Batteries Could Soon Power Our Devices

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.

Robotic Hip Device Works to Prevent Devastating Falls

A device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.

New Microchip Technology Could End Animal Testing Forever

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.

Promising Alzheimer’s Vaccine Moves Closer to Human Trials

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.

Nutritious Elixir Helps Women Run and Bike Faster: Study

Physically active women who took a monthly supplement containing essential minerals sliced nearly a minute off a three-mile run – and gained other aerobic...

New HPV Vaccine Aims to Eradicate Cervical Cancer

The new vaccine, currently under the consideration of Australia’s national health center, would prevent the infection of five additional strains of HPV.

‘Tree Man’ Has Surgery to Remove Branch-Like Hands

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.

Squirrels’ Long Slumber May Hold the Key to Stroke Treatment

Squirrels may be a surprising source of potential life-saving stroke therapy.

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.

Wireless Router Senses How You Walk and How Healthy You Are

The device, called WiGait, can monitor and track a person's walking speed and movement without the need for a wearable.

Computer-Based Therapy Helps College Students Drink Less

For college students who routinely go on binge drinking sprees, a new computerized interface may help curb the dangerous behavior. Researchers from Brown University School...

Scientists Can Now See Cancer ‘Glowing’ Within the Body

This research could literally shed light on how cancer moves in the body.

Smart Bandages That Monitor Wounds Are Getting Closer to Trials

The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.

Drug Therapy Suppresses Inflammation to Reduce Heart Risk

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.

Memory Implants? New Research Could Make Them Possible

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.

Brain Stimulation Can Boost Honesty, Limit Selfish Feelings

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.

What You Need to Know About Magnetic Eyelashes

The magnetic lash trend is blowing up, which means poor quality knockoffs are abound.

Technology May Be Moving Faster Than Our Brains Can Handle

Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.

Lab-Grown Cartilage May Bring Relief to Osteoarthritis Sufferers

With a cellular structure similar to that of natural cartilage, the bioengineered material features exceptional durability for lab-grown tissue.

Wearable Device Allows Expectant Mothers to Track Contractions

This technology will provide much needed insight and data during a woman's pregnancy.

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.

Campaign Launched to Get More Women Into HIV Heart Health Study

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.

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.

Microsoft Watch Helps Parkinson’s Patient Write Again

The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.

Brain Cells Actually Favor One Parent’s Genes Over the Other

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.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Strongly Linked to Brain Inflammation

The discovery is a major breakthrough in understanding the biology of OCD.

New Chocolate Pill Claims to Cut Risk of Dementia and Heart Attack

A new chocolate supplement pill can help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia.

When High Heels Hurt, Try These ‘Pillows’ for Your Feet

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...

CRISPR Pills Could Replace Antibiotics

Scientists are utilizing gene-editing technology to create pills that could destroy bacteria within the body.

Gene-Therapy Used to Cure Boy of Sickle Cell Disease

French researchers have cured a 15-year-old boy of sickle cell disease by interfering with the production of faulty hemoglobin.

Pillow Talk: Here Are the Best Pillows for Beauty and Health

Take a closer look at these four beauty pillows, specifically designed to maintain the youthful, healthy-looking appearance of facial and neck skin.

This Mom Changed the Way Autistic Children Around the World Play

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.

Researchers Aim to Create Painless Way to Screen Breast Cancer

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.

Ketamine Could Be the Answer to Treatment-Resistant Depression

Although ketamine use isn't completely understood, a new study suggests it may prove helpful for treating older patients who struggle with depression.

3 Bacteria-Zapping Products for the Home

To truly protect yourself, it’s time to give your cleaning ritual an overall tech upgrade.

Scalp-Cooling Caps May Prevent Hair Loss for Cancer Patients

A new scalp-cooling system may stop hair loss for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.

Doctor Uses Snapchat Spectacles During Surgery to Create Tutorial

A doctor at the London Independent Hospital recorded a routine hernia repair surgery with a pair of Snapchat Spectacles.

3D-Printed Blood Vessels Successfully Implanted Into Monkeys

3D printing technology for medical purposes is still in its infancy, but its utilization for blood vessels looks promising.

New Test Can ‘Sniff’ Out Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

A new test hopes to sniff out early signs of Alzheimer’s — literally.

Researchers Are Developing Contact Lenses that Can Detect Disease

With bio-sensing contact lenses that can assess blood glucose levels, the researchers hope to improve health outcomes by replacing older, painful methods of diabetes monitoring.

Cancer Treatment May Be Revolutionized Through Personalized Vaccines

Vaccines built around a person’s own DNA have proven effective at beating back cancer, two studies show. While the studies are small and the results,...

Scientists Delete Specific Memories from Snails’ Brains

The research may be especially important for those who experience traumatic events and have the memories to remember them by.

Immunotherapy Could Be the Next Step to Preventing Alzheimer’s

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.

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