India has introduced the pneumonia vaccine into its routine immunization programme in the six states with the highest rates of infant mortality.
Technology is set to play a major role in the future of healthcare - but what could AI mean for doctors?
The field of neurotechnology is moving fast. To arrive at a set of ethical guidelines, first we need to know what the public wants.
Scientists are using deadly animal toxins to treat a variety of health problems, from heart disease to diabetes.
One in four people in the world will be affected by mental ill health at some point in their life. It is time to fix our extraordinary failure to embrace mental health.
The science of 'ultrasound neuromodulation' could change how we treat everything from Alzheimer's to migraines, but it could also fall into the wrong hands, says Professor Antoine Jerusal...
MIT researchers have managed to successfully link microbes to existing antibiotic drugs to make them more effective.
Two conditions are absolutely necessary to make a disease eradicable.
Scientists can now change our genes in ways that will be inherited by our children. We should discuss the implications before national authorities start making decisions on our behalf.
From speech patterns to scrolling style, the data stored on our digital devices offers psychiatrists a valuable new metric with which to diagnose and treat mental illness.
New data from the European Environment Agency shows the EU countries where air pollution causes the most premature deaths.
It’s not all hygge and hot tubs, as research reveals rising levels of unhappiness among young people.
In the growing field of venomics, scientists are using deadly venoms from frogs, snakes and centipedes to block pain, fight disease and even map the human mind.
Female surgeons expect to earn about $1 million less in their careers than their male colleagues, U.S. research showed on Thursday, illustrating a dramatic case of a gender wage gap as sc...
New research shows that targeted electrical stimulation can help sufferers of spinal injuries to regain movement.