The Merriam-Webster dictionary recently grew by 1,000 words, some of which will look familiar to those in healthcare
Inspired by a common middle-school science experiment, a team of MIT scientists with an appetite for power have developed an ingestible medical sensor powered by stomach acid. When swallowed, the sensor becomes its own battery and can beam diagnostic data from inside you.
Preemie babies at Poole Hospital in Dorset, England, have been cuddling with the unlikeliest of bedfellows—crocheted octopuses.
Kids in the Detroit area can now catch Elmo and Clifford any time thanks to the 24/7 PBS Kids channel that was launched with help from the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation.
The Veterinary Health Center at Kansas State University has just performed its first surgical implant of a pacemaker in a 4-year-old ferret named Zelda. Surprisingly, Zelda isn't the first ferret to undergo the procedure, but it's an extremely rare occurrence.
Early detection is an essential step in effective disease treatment, and strides are being made on the molecular level that could soon help doctors make diagnoses at the speed of sound.
Charred food may be one of the latest fads at fashionable restaurants—at least according to the New York Times food section—but there seems to be a dark side to this trend.
Anyone who's unsuccessfully fought the lure of the candy and junk food that grocery store shoppers face in the checkout lane may appreciate a new initiative by a Utah-based healthcare system.
A malaria drug is doing something it's never done before: treat brain cancer.
Are you about to get sick? Your activity tracker might be able to help provide the answer.
Inspiration for a medical device that could assist doctors in diagnosing malaria in remote locations has come from an unlikely place —a children's toy.
Solar energy has long been championed by environmentalists as a renewable energy source for homes or businesses, but now Swiss researchers say the sun could soon power something much closer to our hearts, pacemakers.