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In his years of caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease, Dr. Bastiaan R. Bloem thought he had seen it all. But the 58-year-old man...
Not only was the procedure found to be safe and well-tolerated, it was also shown to dramatically improve the patients' quality of life.
These simple, wearable lasers have been shown to prevent “freezing of gait”—and its creators have just been given the money to bring the devices to the US.
This isn’t the first time author J.K. Rowling has donated a chunk of her fortune to charity, but researchers are still jumping for joy over the donation.
For the large amount of OCD sufferers who do not respond to modern treatments, this new therapy could be a groundbreaking source of relief.
Father Uses Scuba Therapy to Restore His Paralyzed Son’s Motor Function—And Now It’s Doing the Same for Others
After David Lawrence Jr. became paralyzed from the neck down, his father found an unlikely therapy to help him regain his motor function.
Preventing Mosquito Bites And the Disease That Killed 445,000 People in 2016 By Using Graphene-Lined Clothing
This groundbreaking discovery at Brown University found a non-chemical approach for preventing mosquito bites—and it could help stop the spread of deadly malaria.
Doug Lindsay had just entered his senior year at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri when he came home from his first day of...
Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek is Back After Announcing He is ‘On the Mend’ From Stage-IV Cancer Diagnosis
Just months after announcing his stage-four pancreatic cancer diagnosis, the game show host says he is “finished with chemotherapy”.
After Her Years of Research, a Cambridge Scientist Could Be on the Verge of Curing Multiple Sclerosis
Auto-immune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS) occur when the body’s immune cells attack healthy tissues. In the case of MS, the cells target the...
Researchers have just discovered a genetic tool in mice which could soon treat irreversible deafness and hearing loss.
This new research from the University of Leeds illustrates how gentle electrical stimulation in the ear can fight a range of chronic health issues.
Gentle Ear Stimulation Shown to Significantly Reduce Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease–Even Months Later
A simple new non-invasive device from the University of Kent could drastically improve the livelihood of people living with Parkinson's disease.
Scientists have successfully identified a strain of bacteria in our gut microbiomes that can “significantly” slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease.
Researchers ‘Shocked’ by Discovery That ALS-Diseased Neurons Show Incredible Resilience if Given Glucose
A new study from the University of Arizona has uncovered a potential new way to treat patients with ALS, a debilitating neurodegenerative disease.
Scientists have identified several strains of bacteria in human guts that can be used to prevent – and even reverse – allergies.
Friends Spent 8 Months Pedaling Across Africa So They Could Give Away Free Devices for Preventing Blindness
Two medical students cycled for over 6,000 miles so they could give away more than a thousand free devices to medical workers in remote areas.
The new bio-gel could dramatically reduce patient recovery time and save thousands of people from serious injuries in a matter of seconds.
This MIT researcher has published another study that further explains how and why flickering lights could be a non-pharmaceutical dementia treatment.
Sick People Can Say Goodbye to Sleeping With Wires: Vital Signs Can Now Be Wirelessly Monitored By Radar
This groundbreaking new little sonar system may spell the end of annoying hospital wires and machines.