New findings on the peripheral nervous system could revolutionize existing pain medication.
Five years from now, here are the amazing innovations that's set to rock the world.
Scientists give humans an advantage in the fight against the increasingly strong superbugs.
This new wearable can diagnose pneumonia three times faster than a doctor can.
A drug used for Alzheimer's proves to be a breakthrough in fixing rotten teeth as well.
There's no end to the amazing qualities of spider silk. New technology takes the next step in the material healing wounds.
Newly discovered protein protects the body from potential inflammation and fat accumulation by binding in the bacteria lurking in the intestine.
Researchers from the Rockefeller University have discovered genetic traces of bacteria capable of making compounds that can be used in making medicine in soil samples dug up in the parks of New York City.
Natural compound in brocolli and other green vegetables could reduce the signs of aging.
The battle against addiction to opioids is still ongoing.
Challenging the human capabilities, online symptom-checker applications were still swept away by real physicians as results from a study tried to compare performances of human doctors to sophisticated computer programs on disease diagnostics for the first time.
A Japanese scientist, who meticulously studied yeast cells to understand how cells degrade and renew itself, has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Meet Yoshinori Oshumi, the man who discovered a process called authophagy that cannabilizes and recycles cells.
The rate of infants that are opiod-dependent is alarmingly increasing, according to a new study.
A new study revealed that the use of codeine, which has been prescribed to pediatric patients as an analgesic and antitussive agent, could potentially result to life-threatening respiratory complications in children.