Women who want to delay their pregnancies can now freeze their eggs effectively and safely. But success is not guaranteed.
Lagging behind Germany, France has produced only three start-ups valued at more than $1 billion. But it is starting to catch up.
A Danish start-up makes artificial intelligence available to emergency-care services.
Building on skills honed over the centuries, western Switzerland has become a world leader in biotech.
Drawing on their knowledge of algorithms, design and materials, engineers can help improve healthcare in many arenas.
Should doctors have access to huge datasets? The potential to improve healthcare is obvious, but privacy remains equally important.
Linking engineering and medicine has led to better diagnostics, drugs and treatments. But it’s not always easy to collaborate successfully.
A wireless brain-spine interface allows monkeys to walk again.
Artificial intelligence has enormous potential for health care – from diagnostics to rehabilitation to services for the elderly.
A study has questioned the benefits of robotic keyhole surgery for prostate cancer, so why are some experts still championing the technique?
Sharing medical data leads to more targeted treatments, but also bears the risk of abuse. Adam Molyneaux of Sophia Genetics discusses the complexities.
Sharks are a useful model, both for their slick skin and for their antibodies that can be used to treat cancer.
Computer simulations and data analysis can now help prevent injuries, while individual prostheses hasten the recovery process.
Entrepreneurs are tapping into inexpensive electronics and 3D printing to make robotic prosthesis more accessible.
Smart glass and phone apps may have been developed for gamers, but now they are among the many technologies crossing over into the healthcare field.
Bad nights are disruptive to a person’s life. Fortunately, scientists are constantly learning more about the causes.
Human augmentation elicits reactions that are not unanimously positive.
An amazing project may enable paralysed humans to walk again, with the help of an exoskeleton controlled directly by their thoughts.