Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have determined that the very air we breathe can be an invisible catalyst to cardiovascular disease.
Michael Fischbein of the Stanford University Medical Center reviews advances in cardiac surgical procedures including new therapeutic approaches to treat valvular disease, heart failure/heart transplantation, and aortic disease.
This Howard Hughes Medical Institute video features Nadia Rosenthal, senior scientist at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, as she discusses recent discoveries concerning the location and characteristics of adult stem cells.
Thomas M. Jessell, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, examines the neural circuits that control our movements.
A NASA technology that was developed for an aerospace high-speed research programme is now used as an implantable device for heart surgery
Recent developments in cancer treatment are not only making the lives of cancer patients less painful, but are also improving their quality of life
Alan Russell talks at TED.com about regenerative medicine -- a radical idea of dealing with disease and injury -- signal the body to rebuild itself.
An inexpensive screening procedure for early, non-invasive detection of breast cancer
Recent surgical techniques, specific design of artificial joints and computer-assisted surgery have given a new dimension to the science of joint replacement.
Modern biomedical researchers have made great progress in cracking the mystery of aging