Breakthrough To Enable People With Paralysis To Walk Again

For the first time in the world, Israeli researchers have engineered 3D human spinal cord tissues and implanted them in lab model with long-term chronic paralysis.  

Woman receives first-ever human trachea transplant

The life-changing surgery took place in January as was a success. The surgery took about 18 hours and about 50 specialists, including surgeons, nurses anesthesiologists, airway specialists and residents.

Researchers turn open wounds into skin

US scientists have developed a technique to directly convert the cells in an open wound into new skin cells. The approach relies on reprogramming the cells to a stem-cell-like state and could be useful for healing wounds.

World's first super-microsurgery operation with 'robot hands'

Plastic surgeons have used a robotic device to surgically treat lymphedema in a patient. This is the world's first super-microsurgical intervention with '"robot hands."

Robots and AI Will Take Over These 3 Medical Niches First

Robots and artificial intelligence are greatly advancing modern medicine. AI will help improve robot-assisted surgery, medical imaging, and drug discovery.

The Tiny Robots Revolutionizing Eye Surgery

Machines that are capable of making precise operations inside the human eye will make it possible to perform entirely new procedures.