New Headband Technology From South Korea Aims to Treat Depression

This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.

At-Home DNA Test Can Reveal Risk for Hereditary Conditions

The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.

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.

IntelliRoll: The Foam Roller With Curve Appeal

You don't have to be an athlete to use this innovative foam roller. Its unique curves can hit the contours of your body that traditional foam rollers can't reach.

Scientists Engineer Super-Intelligent Mice via Gene Suppression

The researchers believe their findings may hold implications for the treatment of cognitive disorders in human beings.

Emotionally-Aware Robots May Soon Be Caring for Grandma and Grandpa

While they will not be replacing human caregivers, scientists are hoping that these robots will soon be able to assist seniors with everyday tasks like taking medication and offering companionship.

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.

Researchers Are Developing Machines to Smell How Healthy You Are

Researchers believe scent-based technology holds vast promise in improving health outcomes due to the possibility of early detection.

‘Automated Dermatologist’ May Detect Skin Cancer With Same Accuracy as Real Doctors

The research team developed a deep learning computer system — or an algorithm-based technique — that could identify skin cancer at just a glance.

Hepatitis C Now Easily Treated With Oral Medications

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.

Nanogenerator Draws Power From the Body to Charge Devices

Charging the battery of your phone or wearable device may someday be as simple as wiggling your finger...

New Tech Allows Users to Pay With Their Veins

A new biometric payment system reads a customer’s finger veins to complete a purchase.

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.

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.

Scientists Create First Human-Pig Hybrid in Breakthrough Study

The research could one day lead to the growth of human organs inside animals for transplant use.

How Antibiotics Can Augment Cancer Therapy

The groundbreaking discovery reveals that a simple intervention may reverse course and prevent certain bacteria from interfering with drug therapy.

Elephants May Hold the Key to Curing Cancer

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.

WATCH: This New Robotic Hand Has a Human Touch

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.

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.

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.

New Technology Deciphers Thoughts of Paralyzed People Who Can’t Speak

By measuring a person’s electrical activity in the brain, the brain-computer interface allowed patients to communicate in response to simple questions.

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.

Artificial Blood Powder Could One Day Save Lives

Researchers have figured out a way to make artificial blood, and all it takes is mixing up water and small bag of powder.

Parkinson’s Disease May Not Start With the Brain

The discovery of a protein in the gut provides a previously unrecognized origin of where changes to the same protein in the brain could happen.

The Key to Lower Blood Pressure Might Be in Your Inbox

After 12 months of web-based interventions, the study group saw their average systolic pressure drop closer to the normal blood pressure range.

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.

Arthritis Vaccine Could Emerge From Stem Cell Technology

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.

Could a Nasal Spray Help Treat Gambling Addiction?

For those who suffer from a gambling addiction, the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland is working on a treatment.

Chronic Pain Can Stop, Study Says

A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.

Measuring Brainwaves May Predict Reading Success in Children

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

‘Sickbit’ App Aims to Detect Illness 24 Hours in Advance

The idea behind this wearable device is that if most people had a half day notice that illness was imminent, they could better plan for the sickness and ultimately their recovery.

This Hand-Held Device Treats ‘Suicide Headaches’

The FDA just approved a device called gammaCore that targets the vagus nerve to treat debilitating cluster headaches.

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,...

Grape Seed Extract Lengthens Lifespan of Tooth Fillings

Grape seed extract was found to strengthen a part of the tooth known as dentin.

Scientists Disable Cancer’s Ability to Spread Using Tiny Gold Rods

The new technique showed that using tiny gold rods heated by lasers essentially sawed off the cancer cells’ legs.

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.

ALS Patient Designs Home He Controls With His Eyes

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.

New Blood Test Aims to Detect Autism Sooner

Scientists from the UK hope the test will not only help to detect autism spectrum disorder sooner, but also to reveal new causes.

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.

New Wheelchair Design Eases Mobility Challenges

The gear-driven design utilizes 100 percent of the arm effort, making it much easier to go up slopes and across longer, more challenging distances.

This Bionic Leaf Has the Potential to End World Hunger

Just like how fertilizer may have been the main factor in preventing a worldwide food crisis in the 20th century, now a ‘bionic’ leaf holds the same potential for our global future.

Deadly Spider Venom Holds Promise as Stroke Treatment

The results so far, gained in studies on rats, show a powerful way to limit the effects of stroke damage.

This New Fabric Repels Grease Stains

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

New Sunscreen Reacts to Your DNA For Better Protection

A new type of sunscreen works with a person's DNA to better protect the 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.

Scientists Have Removed HIV from the Genes of Infected Mice

The researchers had conducted previous experiments on mice using CRISPR/Cas9 but with less impressive results.

Scientists Grow Beating Heart Cells on Spinach Leaves

The key to the new research rests on the methods by which plants, such as spinach, transport fluids and other substances.

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.

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.

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.

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