A new telepresence system for Google Glass has allowed two surgeons to cooperate during an operation as if they were both in the room.
IBM’s Watson super computer is being taught to analyze patient records to alleviate overworked doctors. So far, Watson is seeing some success.
Chinese researchers have found that the effects of certain beverages, including Sprite, can alter the enzyme activity that breaks down the chemicals that are responsible for hangovers.
A new malaria vaccine may soon be hitting developing countries, where it cut cut cases among children by as much as 50%
The FDA has approved a new device which will help some sight-impaired people restore part of their vision.
Variations and asymmetry in the arteries that supply blood to the brain may be one of the key reasons behind why people get migraines, says new research.
A new digital tooth being developed in Taiwan allows your doctor to spy on you. An onboard sensor will transmit whether you eat, drink or smoke.
A controversial new study suggests that while our technology is advancing, the human intelligence is on the decline. The researchers show that Westerners have had a 14 point IQ drop since Victorian times due to changes in regards to stimuli and surroundings.
Scientists have performed DNA analysis on the bones of 6th century victims of a plague to determine the exact nature of the pandemic.
A newly developed “nanosponge” has the ability to soak up toxins released by bacterial infections and venom from the bloodstream
After successfully bioengineering hearts and livers, scientists have now managed to engineer kidneys, growing them from donor cells. The kidneys appear to be functioning as they should.
By implanting part of the brain with pacemaker electrodes, scientists have been able to rapidly and dramatically improve the condition of patients suffering from major depression.
Scientists have demonstrated that living cells can be influenced and made to move towards sources of light, a discovery with many medical applications.
In a scientific first, it has been proven that the mind is capable enough to control it's own body temperature consciously, through the practice of certain types of meditation.
A chemical found in red meat has been discovered which contributes to atherosclerosis, the hardening and clogging of arteries.
A young teenage girl from Surrey has been having hiccups for ten weeks straight, with no end in sight.
For the first time, scientists have managed to read the content of someone's dreams by using brain scans. The research team believes the discovery will lead to a better understanding of dreams
A new cancer treatment is currently undergoing testing. The treatment, a type of radiation therapy, is free from all the harmful side-effects associated with chemo- and radiation-treatments.
New research shows that our breaths are unique and could be compared to a fingerprint. Scientists may use this new discovery to diagnose medical conditions in the future.
By studying the early immune response to the HIV virus, scientists may have found a new avenue through which to to defeat the virus.