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.

3 Eye Makeup Products That Will Make Your Life Easier

From magnetic eyelashes to stamp-on eyeliner, these products are the answer to eye makeup application struggles.

Measuring Brainwaves May Predict Reading Success in Children

Researchers noticed a unique pattern of brain activity among children who later achieved higher academic success.

Scientists Discover the Hiding Place of the Brain’s Long-Term Memories

Our memories, it turns out, don’t reside in some abstract space or inside an impenetrable lock-box.

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.

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.

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.

Gene Therapy Reverses the Tide of Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Among the animals studied, up to 80 percent of them went into virtually complete remission of the condition even after experiencing paralysis in their hind limbs.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Strongly Linked to Brain Inflammation

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

Peppertree Berries May Fight Deadly Superbugs

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.

Marijuana Extract May Reduce Seizures in Epilepsy Patients

Cannabidiol, or CBD, was found to reduce seizures among patients with a rare form of epilepsy by nearly 40 percent.

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,...

Doctors Use Fish Skin to Treat Woman’s Burn Injuries

Maria Ines Candido da Silva was working as a waitress in Brazil when a gas cooker explosion left her with horrific injuries.

Researchers Get Closer to First Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells

The breakthrough puts the researchers on pace to make a tremendous impact on patients with genetic disease.

New Facial Recognition Technology Can Detect Rare Disease

Diagnosing a rare disease in children called DiGeorge syndrome may be as simple as taking a photo with new facial recognition software.

Cancer-Fighting Cap Nearly Doubles the Survival Rate for Brain Cancer

The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.

His and Her Genes Reveal Key Differences in Our Bodies

The researchers noticed marked differences among some genes based solely on whether the genes were in a man or woman’s body.

New Chewing Gum May Detect Cancer

The gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.

This Robotic Arm is Controlled by the Mind

Researchers are working on new technology, which allows a robotic arm to be controlled by the mind through something called electroencephalography.

Inexpensive Drug for Bleeding After Childbirth Proves to Saves Lives

In studying ways to reduce maternal mortality from childbirth hemorrhaging, a group of researchers revisited tranexamic acid, a drug invented in the 1960s by a Japanese woman.

Drones to the Rescue: Flying Defibrillators Reach People Faster Than Ambulances

Swedish researchers found that attaching defibrillators to high-tech drones shaved off an average of 16 minutes for response times, a difference that can mean life or death for heart attack patients.

CRISPR Pills Could Replace Antibiotics

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

At-Home Wrinkle Treatment Could Help People Too Busy for Injections

Don't have the time to visit a doctor for injectable fillers? WrinkleMD is an at-home device that works to do away with your fine lines and wrinkles.

How One Woman’s Pain Inspired This Innovative Massage Tool

After studying her own body's chronic pain, Ashley Black was inspired to invent a massage tool that targets the tight fascia areas of the body and also works to diminish cellulite.

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.

Gene-Editing Injection Could Permanently Lower Cholesterol Levels

Although human trials are still decades away, the CRISPR gene-editing technique shows promising results when lowering cholesterol permanently in animal trials.

Can You Really Shake Your Way to a Runner’s Body?

The BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.

South African Doctors Perform Second Successful Penis Transplant

The recipient was a 40-year-old man who lost his penis 17 years ago due to complications after a ritual circumcision.

What You Need to Know About Magnetic Eyelashes

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

Virtual Reality May Soon Help Autistic Children in Classrooms

Virtual reality is being examined as a possible teaching aid for the classroom because it can provide a way for those with autism to cope with being in stressful situations.

Can Setting Off Nano Explosions Within the Body Kill Cancer Cells?

By tapping into the body’s cellular functioning, the nanoparticle method can act in a way that doesn’t promote a defensive response from fast-growing cancer cells.

This Innovative Pillow May Prevent Sleep Wrinkles

The pillow's design reinforces good sleeping habits, not wrinkles.

Can This New Beauty Tool Really Zap Your Way to Perfect Skin?

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.

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.

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.

Lab-Grown Mini Brains Shed Light on Autism

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.

Could Blocking Sweet Taste Receptors Prevent Sinus Infections?

Blocking a person’s sweet taste receptors allows the natural infection-fighting ability of bitter taste receptors to flourish.

Beauty Mirrors Have Officially Entered the Tech Age

The Hi Mirror is a high-tech beauty mirror that analyzes skin conditions and determines and personalizes at-home treatments and products.

Genetic Variant Tied to Greater Obesity Risk in African Americans

The new focus opens up additional opportunity for understanding — and perhaps preventing — rates of obesity among African Americans.

File, Print, Wear: New 3D Bioprinter Creates Human Skin

Scientists believe they may have found a fast, reliable method to reduce the need for costly procedures like skin grafts.

Umbilical Cord Blood May Boost Memory and Learning

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.

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.

‘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.

11-Year-Old Girl Invents Her Own Glittery Prosthetics

Jordan Reeves' limb difference isn't slowing her down; she's embracing her unique condition by raising awareness for other children with limb differences and even designing her own 3D prosthetics.

This New Fabric Repels Grease Stains

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

Robot Joins Classroom as Teacher for Autistic Children

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.

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...

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.

Now Printing: 3D Ovaries That Can Produce Offspring in Mice

With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.

This Breathalyzer Could Be Used to Detect Diseases, Cancer

The technology of breathalyzers has progressed, from detecting the amounts of alcohol in someone’s blood, to now — diagnosing illness.

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