Tiny implantable 'seeds' of tissue produce fully functional livers.Many diseases, including cirrhosis and hepatitis, can lead to liver failure.
New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
A newly devised algorithm, in combination with robot-assisted rehabilitation, enables people with stroke or other neurological disorders to walk again.
18 months after double hand transplant, child is now able to write, and feed and dress himself independently
The world's first double hand transplant in a child has been successful under carefully considered circumstances.
AI analyses X-rays as well as doctors
Many jobs, medical and otherwise, might one day be performed using artificial intelligence.
Physicians: Can social media make or break your career?
Avoid the pitfalls of common social media mistakes. We show you how to make the most of social media and which guidelines to follow.
Are engineered organs finally becoming reality in medicine?
Babies, new mothers, cancer surgery patients, and the elderly are all in need of new treatment options for gastrointestinal problems.
Artificial bile ducts successfully grown in lab and transplanted into mice could help treat liver disease in children
Cambridge scientists have developed a new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts that could in future be used to help treat liver disease in children, reducing the need for liver...
Mobile technology: A blessing or a curse for doctors?
Find out about the pros and cons of medicine's inevitable integration of mobile technology. One senior doctor shares his insights.
An infallible hand-held probe to aid cancer surgery
Canadian researchers have invented an intraoperative probe that reliably detects multiple types of tumour cells.
Microscope can scan tumors during surgery and examine cancer biopsies in 3-D
When women undergo lumpectomies to remove breast cancer, doctors try to remove all the cancerous tissue while conserving as much of the healthy breast tissue as possible.