A new test hopes to sniff out early signs of Alzheimer’s — literally.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new chocolate supplement pill can help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia.
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.
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.
Scientists are utilizing gene-editing technology to create pills that could destroy bacteria within the body.
Squirrels may be a surprising source of potential life-saving stroke therapy.
Scientists have changed the genetic makeup of flowers by using DNA splicing technology, which reveals the vast potential of CRISPR.
The study found an interesting insight when looking at levels of GABA within the brain.
A new biometric payment system reads a customer’s finger veins to complete a purchase.
Heart surgery performed in the afternoon may give patients a better chance of survival, considering the body's circadian rhythms.
Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.
The groundbreaking discovery reveals that a simple intervention may reverse course and prevent certain bacteria from interfering with drug therapy.
The embryo was 24-years-old.
Before the advent of these drugs, treatment for Hepatitis C included interferon, which many people say is worse than the symptoms of Hepatitis C itself.
DuoSkin tattoos combine high-tech interfaces and fashionable gold leaf material.
NURUGO's smartphone camera accessory and app can help people monitor their skin health and catch early signs of potentially dangerous conditions before they even become visible.
The technique involves making an incision behind the ear instead of beneath the voice box, where thyroidectomy procedures traditionally occur.
The chemical in question is used to stop cooking oil from frothing while frying McDonald’s fries.
Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?
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.
A new tracking device may find its way into the operating room and measure – by video and movement – how well a surgeon...
The novel findings offer an exciting glimpse of precision medicine using organic matter to combat cancer.
Researchers have figured out a way to make artificial blood, and all it takes is mixing up water and small bag of powder.
The researchers hope to determine whether the engineered ovaries are successful for women.
The nanoengineered eye, which combines a “metalens” with artificial muscle technology, bests its human counterpart in some instances.
The study used mice to demonstrate how stimulating the cerebellum, a part of the brain that has been suggested as an area of interest in previous studies concerning autism, was able to amend social deficiencies for the animals.
The autoregulation that the stem cells can provide has the possibility to help treat diseases early, before symptoms become serious health issues, the study said.
The breakthrough puts the researchers on pace to make a tremendous impact on patients with genetic 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.
Using CRISPR technology, researchers successfully loaded one of the first-ever moving pictures — Eadweard Muybridge’s film of a horse galloping against a white backdrop — into the genome of a living cell.
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.
The phantom pain that often plagues amputees has remained something of a mystery, but a new treatment shows promising results for reducing the pain.
New technology from a Scandinavian diaper company allows fathers to connect with their unborn children in a brand new way.
After receiving the vaccine, 77 percent of trial patients' tumors stopped growing, and 45 percent of trial patients saw tumor shrinkage.
The recipient was a 40-year-old man who lost his penis 17 years ago due to complications after a ritual circumcision.
Lorcaserin is a prescription weight loss pill that works by altering the brain’s serotonin circuitry, and now it's been shown to reduce opioid cravings in animal tests.
A device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.
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 interactive game was enjoyable among the study participants, something that is vital to successful cognitive training.
At only 3 years old, Melyssa Delgado Braga’s face was being consumed by myxoma, a rare yet aggressive facial tumor.
The technology of breathalyzers has progressed, from detecting the amounts of alcohol in someone’s blood, to now — diagnosing illness.
A doctor at the London Independent Hospital recorded a routine hernia repair surgery with a pair of Snapchat Spectacles.
With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.
Understanding the presence and amount of gases in the stomach and intestines can help scientists better deal with gastrointestinal diseases and other disorders.
Experts believe the cost for the novel treatment may soar to $1 million or more.
From magnetic eyelashes to stamp-on eyeliner, these products are the answer to eye makeup application struggles.