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.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide recently discovered evolutionary changes pertaining to the insulin regulation in the platypus and its fellow egg-laying mammal the echidna, which could pave the way for new diabetes type 2 treatments.
Tales of New Year's babies are staples for local news media. But the latest turn of the calendar brought a few twists to a familiar tale.
Turn up the heat and enjoy that sauna, guys. It may help you fend off dementia or Alzheimer's disease, according to the results of a recent study.
The health struggles of Kathy Vegh's daughter helped inspire the Ohio executive to launch her latest venture: customized wallpaper whose sales will help benefit healthcare charities.
The next time you take a shower, you might want to look above. To the showerhead, precisely … and wonder what's lurking inside.
Take a little Silly Putty, add an unusual form of carbon and what do you get? Possibly the key for new heart monitors and other medical devices.
Look on the bright side—it could be a lifesaver. That's the possible takeaway from new research published this month in the American Journal of Epidemiology, which found a correlation between a positive outlook and better health in women.
Those still stumped on what to buy for their loved ones this holiday season, might consider, adopting and gifting a HeroRAT.
Researchers are developing a skin patch that can test those droplets while people exercise and beam results to their smartphones, possibly offering a new way to track health and fitness.
A mother can now experience, firsthand, what her fetus sees and hears in her own womb with the help of an Oculus Rift 2 headset.
A Swiss chocolatier is forgoing any research and declaring that his Frauenmond bars will help women with their monthly menstrual cramps, according to the U.K.'s Independent.