By Dana Dovey | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:33
Scientists have been able to pinpoint exactly what goes on in the brain when we realize and correct our mistakes.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:05
Doctors may soon use the help of scanners, similar to those used at airport security, to assess the brains of stoke victims and predict whether they will have a negative reaction to intravenous thrombolysis treatment.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:57
Scientists have discovered that marking territory is a more versatile code for mice than previously imagined; these chemical cues trigger a variety of learned behaviors critical for both survival and reproduction.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:40
New research provides some of the groundwork necessary to one day develop mini-robots that could perform delicate tasks inside your body, including assembling medical devices within your bloodstream.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:24
A man whose sight was destroyed by retinitis pigmentosa is able to discern light and dark as well as shadows after the successful implant of a bionic eye.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:21
Scientists have successfully cured a genetic disease in lab mice by using a DNA editing technology called Crispr. The positive results strengthen the idea that Crispr can one day be used to cure genetic disorders in humans, but first there are a few obstacles that must be tackled.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:10
When people suffer from depression, their brains literally shrink. Now scientists think they've uncovered the reason.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:05
Researchers are working to develop an application that can identify Parkinson's disease by identifying the specific voice characteristics.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:57
A team of researchers discovered that a false-positive mammogram may cause women a little temporary anxiety, but it does not negatively impact their willingness to undergo future breast cancer screening.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:25
As 3D-printing technology advances, researchers are finding new ways to apply it to health care. One of the latest advances includes a cast that uses ultrasound to stimulate bone healing.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:50
Researchers have discovered that REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behavior disorder, which causes people to act out their dreams, is a predictor of brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:07
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are common painkillers for everything from arthritis to everyday pain, but they come with heart risks. Now, scientists are looking to alternative treatments.