Apple is betting that self-tracking will become more common, and more clinically important.
A technique for using MRI to detect molecules released during brain injury could lead to quicker emergency diagnoses.
The "Godfather of ecstasy" had held out hope that clinical trials would reveal medicinal benefits of new psychedelic drugs.
Low-power lasers could be a simple, cheap way to coax tissues to repair themselves.
A $70 million program will try to develop brain implants able to regulate emotions in the mentally ill.
Researchers used an emerging technique to correct the gene behind a fatal immune system disorder in an infant.
A synthetic drug that controls blood sugar in obese mice demonstrates the potential of a DNA-dependent method for developing new chemical compounds.
New technologies give vaccine developers a boost in early development, but large-scale testing and production are bogged down by high costs and lengthy trials.
Academics and pharmaceutical companies alike are looking to electrical implants as an alternative to drugs for treating disease.
An electromechanical limb developed by Segway maker DEKA now needs a manufacturer to mass-produce it.