Using 3D printing and Hollywood-style effects, the device mimics an adolescent with excessive brain fluid, according to the researchers at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.
This placebo effect influences brain regions associated with emotions and releases dopamine – known as the 'feel-good' hormone, researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder claim.
FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany is opposing key elements of a European Union proposal to overhaul how vehicles are licensed and tested to prevent a repeat of the Volkswagen emission cheating sc
Researchers have analysed government statistics to identify the average breast size for each decade and put changes down to better diet and fitness, as well as cosmetic surgery.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Wade Powell, 28, winces in pain and makes inaudible noises in a strong American accent as the pimple suddenly erupts under Khristina's brute force.
Lucy Fassett, 48, from East Dulwich, London, has undergone chemotherapy and radical surgery on her stage three colon cancer - but nothing has worked. Doctors say it's incurable, but Ms Fassett is po
OSLO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will help to curb climat
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the vaccine would have the potential to save tens of thousands of lives. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will trial the vaccine next year.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims for non-fossil fuels to account for about 20 percent of total energy consumption by 2030, increasing to more than half of demand by 2050, its state planner said on Tuesd
OSLO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will curb climate change
Experts based at the University of Canberra in Australia found taking part in a 45-minute session at least once a week helped to improve thinking, attention and memory skills.
A new report calls on Canada to recognize obesity as a chronic disease, like diabetes or cancer, and improve public coverage for anti-obesity drugs and weight-loss surgery
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is targeting 35 million vehicle sales by 2025 and wants new energy vehicles (NEVs) to make up at least one-fifth of that total, the industry ministry said on Tuesday
Jennie Agg was days away from her first official scan when she had a miscarriage. One in five pregnancies end in miscarriage, when the baby dies before 23 weeks.
TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his younger brother, Michel, was able to avoid a criminal record after he was caught with marijuana because of his father's connections.
‘We can confirm that he indeed uses that treatment,’ said the PM's press secretary. She did why he does so, who provides it, or whether it has been helpful
GPs have a duty to inform the authorities if a patient is driving against advice but should tell patients if they are planning to. In 2012, Peter Cole, 87, hit Ambrose Skingle, 86, in Theydon Bois,
OSLO, April 25 (Reuters) - The Arctic's quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature patterns further
BEIJING (Reuters) - Efforts to tackle water pollution in China remain uneven with some areas worsening in 2016, while heavy metals and other pollutants continued to accumulate in Chinese soil, the Min
Dr Aric Signman warned staring at gadgets could lead to a lifelong addiction. Babies and toddlers are most at risk and damage could last into their 20s.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the q
Until now, official data suggested 91 people a day are being killed by prescription painkillers as America grapples to control a widespread addiction crisis.
A low-carb meal can mean that a patient's blood sugar only rises by six per cent. Brian Parsons, from Skipton, North Yorkshire, had a low blood sugar reading after he went on the diet.
GP and menopause expert Louise Newson recommends Silentnight pillows to help women sleep. Menopausal symptoms can include night sweats, hot flushes and itchy skin.
Anne Hathaway showed off toned upper arms on the red carpet after losing her baby weight from last year. The actress is a fan of hot Bikram yoga and often dances for 90 minutes a day.
Zoe Derrick travelled to Mexico to have stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis. Steve Storey, from Sheffield, was paralysed with MS but competed in a swimming race after therapy.
A photo was posted on Figure 1, an app ad website for sharing medical images. Dr Anand Saggar, of St George's Hospital, London, said polydactyly is referred to as a nubbin.
Seven in ten people whose illness is picked up in casualty have had it missed by a GP and an estimated 32,000 of them visited a local surgery three times without their cancer being diagnosed.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and Tiger Woods are both suffering crippling side effects from back surgery. Doctors warn they both highlight the high risk of surgery going wrong.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.
(Reuters) - Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said Anthem Inc, its biggest customer and one that has sued the company over claims of being overcharged, was unlikely to renew its cont
Mrs M North from Dronfield, Derbyshire, suffers from rosacea, a common skin condition that mainly affects the cheeks and nose. We don't know exactly what causes rosacea.
David Dow, from North Carolina, had a massive stroke at the age of ten. Brother Dr Mike Dow, a psychotherapist, wrote a book with David about recovery. It was caused by Moyamoya disease.
Drug-carrying sperm could reach tumours in women’s reproductive tracts. Scientists in Dresden, Germany chose sperm because of their propulsion. Cervical cancer kills 900 a year.