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.

CRISPR Therapeutics Joins Hospital For Cancer Treatment Tests

Joined with General Hospital of Massachusetts, the company will research cancer treatments.

11 hours ago

These Tech Innovations Use Your Senses to Give You a Better Night’s Sleep

Changing your environment improves your sleep far better than Nyquil.

14 hours ago

Groundbreaking Gel Is 5x Stronger Than Steel

Will this revolutionary material change medicine?

20 hours ago

For The First Time Ever, A Woman in China Was Cryogenically Frozen

But is the procedure actually viable? Here's what you need to know.

August 20, 2017

A Common Gut Bacteria Could Prevent a Top Killer of Newborns Worldwide

It's fighting bacteria with bacteria.

August 18, 2017

Australian Researchers May Have Created a Cure for the Peanut Allergy

Children given the new treatment have developed a tolerance to peanuts lasting up to four years.

August 18, 2017

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Recent Human Gene Editing Trial in the US

This technique may be able to cure serious diseases, but how can we regulate it?

August 18, 2017

Scientists Have Developed a New Method to 3D-Print Living Tissue

Better artificial organs could be on the way.

August 17, 2017

Can A New Supplement Change How We Age?

It's not the fountain of youth, but it is pushing the bounds of health.

August 17, 2017

Researchers Used Tiny Autonomous Vehicles to Deliver Medicine to the Stomach of Mice

These hair-wide autonomous bots deploy antibiotics from deep inside the body.

August 17, 2017
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