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.

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.

3D-Printed Patch Can Heal Hearts

The 3D bioprinting allows for the patch to be a close match to heart tissue structure.

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.

Toddler Receives Life-Saving Surgery to Remove Rare 5-Pound Facial Tumor  

At only 3 years old, Melyssa Delgado Braga’s face was being consumed by myxoma, a rare yet aggressive facial tumor.

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-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.

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.

Virtual Reality Could Help Amputees Deal With Phantom Pain

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 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.

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.

This Weight Loss Drug May Reduce Opioid Cravings: Study

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 Bacteria-Zapping Products for the Home

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

Enzyme Found in Baker’s Yeast Could Help Treat Leukemia

Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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.

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.

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...

This Artificial Lung Can Fit Inside a Backpack

The artificial lung is small enough to be carried in a backpack and is the first of its kind to actively drive up the patient's oxygen levels.

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.

Frog Slime May Protect Against Deadly Flu Strains

The discovery of a peptide in the frog slime is a potentially important one to global public health.

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.

Researchers Create ‘Pill-on-a-String’ Technique to Better Detect Cancer

The unique technique can rub the esophagus and scrape away cells that scientists can then examine for cancer.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Utensil Gives People With Disabilities More Control at Mealtime

Liftware Level is a specially designed utensil to help people with hand tremors and other mobility conditions.

Antioxidant in Broccoli Holds Promise as Diabetes Treatment

The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Strongly Linked to Brain Inflammation

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

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.

HIV Epidemic May Come to an End by 2025, Predicts Study

Current goals in place that seek to reduce new yearly infections to 12,000 cases in the U.S. by 2025 are already showing signs of success.

Chronic Pain Can Stop, Study Says

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

‘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.

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.

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.

Scientists Create Topical Drug That Tans Skin

Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.

New Brain-Scanning Device Can Detect Bleeding After Trauma

The new head-scanning device can detect brain bleeding with 97 percent accuracy.

New Artificial Womb May One Day Save Premature Babies  

A newly-tested artificial womb could save babies born extremely prematurely, according to a study published in journal Nature Communications.

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.

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.

Fitbit Saves Woman’s Life by Revealing Deadly Condition

A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.

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.

‘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 Fish May Teach Humans How to Regenerate Eye Cells

Studying the ability of the zebrafish to regenerate eye cells may lead to new treatments for people with vision loss.

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.

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