Breakthroughs

Ingenious Device That Can Detect Melanoma Chosen by Dyson as Top Design of 2017

A small and simple handheld device with the ability to detect skin cancer has just won the International James Dyson Award for the year. Because cancerous skin tissue metabolizes more quickly than regular skin cells, the tissue regains heat faster than the rest of a person’s skin. So, when a

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From Terrifying to Terrific: Man Redesigns MRI Machine to Delight Children Instead of Scare Them

Hospitals can be scary places for children to endure even without leaving the hallways – those MRI scanners, however, could make it into a real nightmare. Magnetic resonance imaging tests and CT scans require children to lie still on a metal bed for anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, and

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Positive Trends: 10 Death Rates That Keep Going Down

While some television networks might have you believe that we’re surrounded by death and destruction, these positive trends say otherwise. As medicine becomes more advanced and safety procedures become more precise, less and less people are dying of common diseases and causes. Don’t believe us? Here is the list of

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Examining the Myth That Big Pharma Doesn’t Want to Cure Cancer

The pharmaceutical industry has delivered substantial health advances to humanity over the last several decades. They have developed medication that has prolonged the lives of your loved ones and helped to reduce the effects of debilitating disease or illness. However, like any industry, among these heroes there are villains. Martin

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Scientists Have Just Created a “Super-Antibody” That Can Kill 99% of HIV

Scientists have just made an “exciting breakthrough” in the form of a new antibody that can attack 99% of HIV strains. The study, which was conducted by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical company Sanofi, created the antibody to attack three major parts of the virus, making

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