Augmented Reality (AR), a technology that superimposes computer-generated information on a user's view of the real world, offers a new platform to help physicians better visualize complex medical data, particularly before and during medical procedures. A new self-contained AR device aims to provide an immersive AR experience in which surgeons can interactively explore data in three dimensions.
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Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have engineered an antiviral peptide that exploits the Zika virus at its Achilles' heel – the viral membrane – hence stopping the virus from causing severe infections.
The World Health Organization said its experts will meet this week to determine whether an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global health emergency.
Combining a targeted drug with hormone therapy completes survival for women with advanced breast cancer, a major clinical trial has found. Women taking palbociclib together with hormone therapy lived seven months longer than those on hormone treatment alone – adding to previous data showing the combination could delay the disease progression.
Most people with lung cancer are unaware of the benefits of regular exercise, yet new data show it can significantly reduce fatigue and improve well being. Results of two studies to be presented at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich underline the value of exercise, including in patients with advanced or metastatic lung cancer.
Flu season is upon us, but when exactly it will hit your urban jungle may depends largely on the size of the city, according to a new study published this month in the journal Science .
Researchers examined participation and weight loss results in an online diabetes prevention program; an in-person diabetes prevention program; and the Veterans Administration's face-to-face standard-of-care management program, called MOVE!
When an athlete boosts, signals from pain travel up the spinal cord and induces autonomic dysreflexia, a condition that increases heart rate and elevates blood pressure to dangerous levels