Health Science

Hand Transplant Patients Regain Feeling Over Time

The hand transplant: at first it seems like an idea straight out of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. ...

Scientists Discover How We Taste Food

What’s involved in the process of tasting food? And why do we love certain types of food? Scientists examining these ...

Housefly Study Could Help Us Understand Human Illness

Here’s something you might not know (but may suspect): a housefly can carry about a hundred different illnesses, some very ...

Study Links Smell Loss with Imminent Death

A remarkable new study suggests that older adults who lose their sense of smell could also lose their lives within ...

Drone Safety a Top Priority for Transport Canada

You might not see them every day, but there are now more unmanned aerial vehicles in the sky than ever ...

Radical New Treatment Helps Paralysis Patients Regain Physical Abilities

A new and experimental treatment for spinal cord damage causing paralysis is being called “groundbreaking”. ...

The Top Medical Breakthroughs To Watch Out For In 2014

Three-dimensional body parts and bionic eyes might sound like something out of a futuristic comic book. ...

Medical Researchers Look to the Porcupine

A porcupine’s quills may be dangerous for those who get to close, but medical researchers have actually found that the ...

Doctors Communicate With Man In Vegetative State: First Of Its Kind Achievement

Neuroscientists in Canada have discovered a way to communicate with patients in vegetative states. ...