In a recent study at the University of Liverpool, smokers underwent a CT scan and—regardless of what the scan showed—were more likely to quit than a control group.
Through a study of patients’ genes and Epic data, Geisinger found that one in every 256 people have a gene variant for Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
Researchers will be able to analyze a wealth of new population health data after Renown Health in Nevada gathers genetic data from thousands of volunteers.
Immunotherapy treatments harness a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer.
At least 70 medical schools and residency programs have created partnerships with art museums to help students sharpen their visual analysis skills
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center researchers implanted chips into the brain, allowing electrical impulses to be sent to the parts that handle mobility and sensation.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a hydrogel material that can change shape at predetermined rates, without external triggers.
Researchers are hoping that a new conductive silk will be used in sensors embedded in wearable electronics and medical implants.