Scientists have developed a pouch that mimics the environment of the womb and the functions of the placenta.
The World Health Organisation invites us to use World Health Day on 7 April to talk about depression, the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide.
This “magic mirror” has been made by European researchers It reads your face and tells you about your health A set of cameras capture possible signs of health problems Depth sensors analyse your face
After a successful trial on monkeys, a gel called Vasalgel is raising hopes that men will have another option when it comes to contraceptives.
Dubai's 42nd Arab Health exhibition focuses on automation and innovation technology
Scientists have created the first human-animal hybrids in a major breakthrough which could address a critical shortage of donor organs. A team of
A transplant operation of cartilage from the nose could bring help to people who suffer knee problemsSwiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage
Swiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage
Twenty-six women receiving a specialised fertilisation treatment in Utrecht may have been fertilised using sperm from the wrong donor.
A 3D-printed, Batman-styled prosthesis gives Hungarian boy a new outlook on life
The man who became a global figure of greed after hiking the price of a life-saving drug by 5000 percent in the US, may have just met his match.
Implant provides a way out for locked in syndrome sufferers
It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor
Scientists in the US are seeking to enroll hundreds of families with autistic sons but unaffected daughters in a study looking for genetic clues and protective…
People with schizophrenia are volunteering for a European research project to help the control and perhaps even silence the tormenting voices in their heads by confronting a computer avatar of…
First days in life can be hard Premature babies are under close monitoring but doctors lack tools to measure oxygenation and blood flow in the brain An innovative optical instrument is being tested to
Animal testing raises sometimes violently passionate debate and opposition, but for medical research surely it is sadly unavoidable? Perhaps not for much longer if European scientists' research bears
Japanese Biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi has won the first Nobel Prize of the season for Medicine.
A team of Irish researchers is conducting an unusual kind of experiment – they are examining the venom of some of the hundreds of species of spiders found in Ireland in the hope it may have medicinal…
Japanese researcher Yoshinori Ohsumi has won the Nobel Prize for physiology and Medicine for discovering the process of autophagy. But what is it and why is it important for all of us?