The Nimbic Systems' Air Barrier System uses proprietary technology to create a "cocoon" of highly pure air that surrounds surgical incisions.
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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.
The catheters can map large areas of the heart simultaneously and then destroy small aberrant patches.
Aydogan Ozcan is designing ways to use cell phones to test for malaria in blood and parasites in water
Medical illustrations reveal how Tibetan doctors understood anatomy and diagnosed and treated disease 300 years ago.
Supreme Court hears about Zicam, the cold remedy pulled from the market by the FDA because it can cause loss of smell.
A medical journal's look back on a new year a century ago reveals past accomplishments and issues with which modern medicine continues to grapple.
Like wine, chocolate carries the taste of the environment where the cacao beans were grown, according to food historian and author Francine Segan.
The inventions and discoveries of Nobel Prize winners often make huge contributions to society, but many of the laureates don't actually financially benefit from their discoveries.
Brain cells of Parkinson's disease patients experience a shutdown of their energy powerhouses, the mitochondria.
Ancient Nubians may have brewed an antibiotic with their beer, which scientists can attested tasted like a sour porridge.