Billions of dollars are wasted every year on inappropriate diagnostics and treatments. Rather than denying proven treatments, governments should plug the leaks.
A custom-made 3-D printer has been used to make living tissue-like material that could one day serve medical purposes, according to British scientists.
Scientists are developing a new kind of glue to use inside the body, using a chemical trick used by salt-water mussels.
Research into the wonder material graphene and the neurochemistry of the human brain will receive up to two billion euros in funding, the biggest research award of its kind in history.
The health properties of red wine have long been debated but an Australian biochemist believes he has created a drop so loaded with antioxidants that it could treat a range of ills.
An advanced robot hand has been created that offers far more accurate and natural movements than any previous prosthetic limbs, Pentagon-backed scientists announced.
Medical advances this century may will make our future more bizarre. Get ready for medical science to push the boundaries of what it means to be human.
Viruses generally get a bad rap, but in laboratories around the world, these miniscule hijackers are themselves being hijacked to treat some of humanity’s most feared diseases.
Blind mice have had their sight restored using stem cells transplanted into their damaged retinas, British scientists say.