Scientists have found a way of communicating with patients who appear to be in a persistent vegetative state, but actually retain consciousness.
Want to know if you've got TB? Just spit on a rat. A new study has shown that trained giant African rats are 44 percent better at detecting the disease than trained people using microscopy.
An EU project has developed a 'health chip' that allows a number of conditions to be diagnosed instantly and automatically in the doctor's office.
British researchers are apparently hard at work developing small, inconspicuous cell phone kits capable of diagnosing STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) on the fly.
A University of Missouri professor has developed a device that could test for some cancers as easily as a pregnancy test.