Health & Medicine

Human history has been marked by an unending struggle against bacteria and disease, but each day brings us new research, getting us closer and closer to the cures. Here, we’ll track the research that is transforming our understanding of the human body and, ultimately, saving lives.

A New Vaccine Could Bring a Permanent End to Ebola

Ebola is back. This vaccine could help put the deadly disease to an end.

May 21, 2017

A New Clinical Trial Just Made Diabetes Patients Insulin Independent

This could actually be the end of diabetes.

May 21, 2017

Medieval Medical Texts Could Be the Key to Discovering New Antibiotics

The Dark Ages is a misnomer — there was still much research being done at this time.

May 21, 2017

The Next Version of the Apple Watch Will Be Able to Track Your Blood Sugar

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been seen sporting a prototype.

May 20, 2017

An Experimental Gene Therapy Uses Viruses to Stop Age-Related Blindness

This promising treatment could restore sight to thousands of people.

May 19, 2017

3D Printed Ovaries Could Help Women Overcome Infertility

The artificial organs may improve heart and bone health, too.

May 19, 2017

A Tiny New Implant Could Let You Control an Exoskeleton With Your Mind

The promising tech may give paralyzed people the ability to walk.

May 19, 2017

For the First Time Ever, Researchers Produced Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells

This could allow us to make *perfect * matches for bone marrow transplants.

May 19, 2017

New Electrical Brain Stimulation Could “Awaken” Comatose People

This could transform human health.

May 17, 2017

Researchers Are Using Stem Cell Tech to End Neurological Disorders

One day, Alzheimer's will be a thing of the past.

May 16, 2017
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