A team of Australian doctors has successfully transplanted so-called dead hearts into patients in what they said was a world-first procedure that could significantly increase the number of suitable donor […]
A man completely paralysed from the chest down after his spinal cord was sliced in half in a stabbing attack is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery.
Pneumonia is a leading cause of death worldwide. The bacterial infection kills one person every 10 seconds, according to experts who say they have discovered how the pathogen behaves so […]
Cancer remains one of the deadliest diseases, despite many new methods to combat it. Modern medicine has treatments to prevent the growth of primary tumor cells. But most cancer deaths […]
A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday.
Scientists said on Sunday they had invented a device that uses a magnet to extract bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, potentially throwing a lifeline to patients with sepsis and […]
The only clinical trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.