Hospitals are increasingly reaching out via social media to show off surgical procedures.
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Traditional belief in magic and witchcraft contributes to misconceptions and the spread of HIV in Africa.
A new interface between man and machine offers multiple applications for the general population as well as the medical community.
This software works with a scanner to help diagnose and manage various medical conditions, including diabetes.
The powder, containing a photoactive compound, offers a treatment for the potentially lethal bacteria, A. baumannii, by simply adding sunlight.
The final mutant flu study details how as few as five mutations can allow H5N1 to transmit through air.
The adhesive properties of meat-eating sundew plants and the nanoparticles in English ivy are being harnessed for innovative medical and cosmetic applications.
In general, giving probiotics to your kids is not harmful, but there's not a lot of proof it does much good either.
The Nimbic Systems' Air Barrier System uses proprietary technology to create a "cocoon" of highly pure air that surrounds surgical incisions.
Football star Peyton Manning recently received an experimental stem cell therapy in Europe for a neck injury.
The bottlenose dolphins' "miraculous" healing abilities could lead to advances in wound healing, regenerative medicine, infection fighting and pain management, one researcher suggests.