Futuris meets the scientists trying to see if consciousness can be altered in patients that find themselves in minimally conscious states.
Cutting edge technology, engineering and medicine are combining in Poland to produce 3D titanium spinal implants. Smart Regions explores the revolutionary treatment and the Polish company behind it.
New research finds that just one to two drinks a day can increase the risk of having a stroke
Can we create a thinking machine? Can we build a model of the human brain inside a computer? How do our minds really work? Those are some of the questions that researchers in the EU's Human Brain Project are trying to answer.
Researchers aim to reduce the amount of work the physical body needs to use a prosthetic. Tests on prosthetics and exoskeletons are being made at the Bio-Robotics Institute in Pontedera, Italy.
Doctors say stem cell treatment seems to have been effective.
Futuris meets doctors from across Europe who have joined forces as part of a European project aimed at improving treatment for patients with traumatic brain injuries.
UAE-based researchers are exploring how switching between languages affects the body and brain.
Researchers in the UK hope the hormonal-based treatment for men could become an alternative contraceptive method for couples.
A revolutionary new device could transform diagnosing infections
How likely are you to develop breast cancer? It's a question scientists may now be able to answer much more accurately, thanks to a new method developed by Cancer Research UK.
European researchers tackle cancer with Biobanks
Mounting an augmented reality device to a surgeon’s head - pioneering new research promises to save thousands of lives by merging classic techniques with modern technology.
How can the latest optical technology improve the early diagnostics of eye and also some neurodegenerative diseases?
A laboratory at Imperial College London has wiped out a population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes using gene editing. The lab spread a genetic modification that blocks female reproduction through a caged population
Paralysed patients walk again thanks to a specialized program of therapy and a pain stimulator implanted in their spines
The awards — a parody of the revered Nobel prizes — are handed out to scientific research that makes people laugh and think.
The research found that teenagers who had smoked more than 100 cigarettes or tended to binge drink had stiffer arteries than those who did not.
The trial was immediately shut down when early results showed that sildenafil “may be detrimental to the baby after birth" as 11 died from lung conditions.
Can an exoskeleton help in the rehabilitation of patients who have suffered strokes?
Microscopic vision, brain implants and the importance of the 2020 Emirati mission to Mars were highlights at the Future Forum in Abu Dhabi
Researchers from New York University's School of Medicine are calling it the "interstitium" and it's found just below the skin's surface, surrounding arteries and veins
If you have a bad back, you have something in common with the average astronaut. We investigate medical research in space and what it means for us on the ground in this episode of Space.
Researchers working together in Utrecht and London are making life-changing leaps
Examination of old cases shows a protein present in Alzheimer's and stroke patients can be transferred during neurosurgery.
CancerSEEK simultaneously looks for the presence of ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, oesophagus, bowel, lung and breast cancer.