Medical Breakthroughs

In China's case, policymakers and business leaders recognize a unique opportunity in the life sciences to claim the world's top spot in research and development. The U.S. stands to lose out if we do not take steps to match the Chinese efforts.
"I was happy and I was just laughing like crazy."
It's not sci-fi. It is one of many Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR) done every day around the country. I have watched this in person.
Six months after 3D printing helped surgeons reshape her face, a 2-year-old girl is reportedly “smiling and laughing” again
After more than a decade of vigorous research into the deadly Ebola virus, a handful of potential treatment therapies appear to finally be on the horizon.
An accident at the beach left Ian Burkhart paralyzed. Now, the 23-year-old Ohio man is trying to become the first person
How we each can lift ourselves above the fray -- life's circumstances, negativity and excuses -- is the true message of Thanksgiving that I see. Because, if we're truly thankful, then we will know that our lives have a higher purpose, and our expression of gratitude is to live out that purpose.
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
[image: BBC News, OrganOx] By Peter Murray Contributor, Singularity University. Right now preserving livers for transplant
We often equate knowledge with power: The more we know, the better we are able to make decisions. Unfortunately, there are cases where ignorance really may be bliss, and Alzheimer's isn't the only one.