New Brain-Machine Interface Device Based on Silicon Could Enhance Medical Technologies

Scientists from Stanford University have created a new device that connects the brain straight to silicon-based technologies. Although brain-machine interface devices are already in use, employed for prosthetics, disease treatment, and brain research, this new device is able to register...

People Infected with Coronavirus Will Test Positive Before and After They Have Symptoms

People are trying to fight the COVID-19 pandemic all around the globe, and researchers found out an interesting thing about the virus. People who are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus will test positive for the virus before and after they...

Researchers Created Functional Tiny Organs in the Lab to Test the Effects Drugs Have on Humans

Small and simplified organs created in the laboratory, known as organoids, can eventually make medication research and development a more accelerated process; scientists have created a human 'body-on-a-chip,' made of a few living tissues at a microscopic extent. It's being named...

Omega-3 Fats Are Not Helpful, And Might Actually Trigger Some Cancers

New study results determined that omega-3 fats do not protect against cancer, contrary to what most people might believe. The research has been led by the University of East Anglia and demonstrated that although an increased intake of omega-3 fats...

Antibiotic Use During Early Pregnancy Linked to Birth Malformations

Taking certain antibiotics while in the first trimester of pregnancy was associated with a higher risk of congenital disabilities, a new paper says. The research, published in the medical journal BMJ, described a higher risk of childbirth defects of women...

Daily Alcohol Consumption Might Boost Aging

A new study conducted by a team of American researchers offered surprising information. The researchers observed the brain scans of more than 17,000 participants in an attempt to see if daily alcohol consumption and smoking can increase the speed at...

Gingival Hirsutism – Woman With Rare Medical Condition Presents Hair Growths On Her Gums

At the University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli in Italy, doctors met a rare case of gingival hirsutism. That’s hair growing inside the mouth, on the gums. It is just exceptional, and not unique because back in the sixties, cases of...

Stomach Flu Contamination Depends on People’s Blood Type

In the past few months, schools in the United States have closed because of epidemics of norovirus. Commonly referred to as stomach flu, norovirus infections cause watery diarrhea, low-grade fever, and projectile vomiting, which is an incredibly efficient way to...

Near-Death Experiences Study Shed More Light On The Phenomenon

In most cases, people who underwent near-death experiences (also known as NDEs) will often mention visions of the afterlife, time distortions, and other strange phenomena. Medical research related to life after death remains a controversial topic among the scientific community....

The Only Medication Available for Preventing Preterm Births Might be Removed from the Market

​A medication to prevent preterm birth was subjected to vote by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week. The medication's removal from the market was strongly recommended as advisers decided that there was not enough evidence to suggest that...