For the very first time, paramedics in the United Kingdom can count on a robot to perform chest compressions on ambulance patients, giving them a better chance of survival.
India is on its way to eradicating one of its public health problems, called kala-azar, through elimination programs and major strategies implemented into the country’s health system.
Following 70 years of effort, China has finally been declared malaria-free from the World Health Organization, becoming the first western Pacific region to achieve this feat.
Researchers have provided the first molecular view of a smell (or olfactory) receptor, deepening our understanding of how odors and smells work. And, this historic discovery could even help save us from deadly insects!
The revolutionary gene-editing technique, CRISPR, seems to be curing a patient from a deadly inherited disease, showing promise in additionally curing many other common illnesses.
A Swiss pharmaceutical company has developed an experimental radioactive therapy destined to prolong the life of prostate cancer patients who resist to other treatments, paving the way to a new form of cancer therapy.
Researchers from Sorbonne University in Paris, France, have found a way to give blind people their sight back using optogenetics, a brand new technology that gives hope to millions of patients suffering from impaired vision.
Since dozens of countries have achieved or exceeded their 2020 targets in their fight against AIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS plans to set brand new targets for 2025 - and eradicate the virus by 2030.
The World Health Organization has decided to identify Corona variants with Greek letters instead of the country where they were first discovered not only to simplify discussions, but to get rid of the stigma around the names.
Through their startup, two American female scientists successfully created the world’s first lab-grown breast milk, nutritionally equivalent to female-lactated milk, to help parents to feed their babies.