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Finger Clubbing Mystery Solved, Hippocrates Nods Head in Approval

More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates died wondering what the cause of finger clubbing was; now, the scientists of Leeds University were able to solve the mystery.

Possible Cure For Fatal Skin Cancer?

A man is reportedly cured of fatal skin cancer using cloned cells from his own immune system.

Noninvasive Alternative to Gastric Bypass Surgery

A new noninvasive device could be used to treat morbid obesity and gastroesophageal-reflux disease (GERD) without the need for surgery.

Pig Bladder Re-Grows Human Finger, Scientists Cry Foul

A man who chopped off his finger accidentally reportedly re-grew it using a "magical" substance from a pig's bladder.

Man’s Appendix Removed through Mouth

An appendectomy patient gets his appendix removed through his mouth; started eating pizza and doing sit-ups a mere three days later.

Got Allergies? Stick a Filter Up Your Nose

Prevent allergens from triggering your allergies by...sticking a filter up your nose?

Nanomachine Kills Cancer Cells With Exposure To Light

A new nanomachine from UCLA kills cancer cells as controlled by light.

Heart Ailment Diagnosis Could Be Just a Spit Away

A new technology could diagnose ailments using one's...saliva?

Robotic Snake Can Perform Heart Surgeries

At the Carnegie Mellon University, a snakelike robot called “CardioArm” was devised to aid in heart surgeries.

No More Needles (Again)? P.L.E.A.S.E. Delivers Medicine Without Needles

P.L.E.A.S.E. can deliver medication through your skin without the pain that comes with injections.

Specially Designed Fake Teeth Can Deliver Medicine Non-invasively

IntelliDrug is a pair of prosthetic molars which could be used to administer scheduled medication.

Botox is Answer to Excess Salivation

Dr. Sam Daniel took a chance and injected Botox into the nerves controlling the salivary glands of the newborn infant. The effect? Read on.

No More Needles? Microwave Circuit Measures Blood Sugar Without Needles

Rather than pricking a finger to do blood tests, professors at Baylor University are working on a small painless sensor that emits electromagnetic waves to test blood sugar.

Scientists Identify New Potential Cancer Drug

Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center are able to accomplish what cancer researchers have been trying to for years -- finding a potent cancer drug which doesn't kill normal cells as it does tumor cells.

Gecko-fied Bandage Could Be Used for Surgery

I always maintain that looking at the animal kingdom could provide answers to a variety of issues that plagues us, humans. Indeed, it's not only me who thinks this way. Robert Langer and Jeff Karp, faculty members of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, came up with their own invention inspired by the foot of a gecko.