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A new device that measures sugar levels in tears
By: Merryl Lentz
Eyes are known as windows to the soul, and they're also the doors to a potential breakthrough for diabetics. GoogleX Labs, the inventors of Google Glass and Google's self-driving cars, is developing a "smart" contact lens that could replace the painful and repetitive pinpricks diabetics...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: John Gugie
I would be willing to take advantage of genetic screening/engineering to overcome sterility and guarantee a child free of genetic diseases under certain conditions. I believe that sterility can be overcome with genetics without a problem, as long as the genes that are altered due...
Embryonic stem cell research explored
By: Natasha Gilani
Embryonic stem cell research has generated a significant amount of controversy and debate among its supporters and opponents. This controversy becomes intense over the question of whether the American federal government should fund such research. At the center of this debate is a complex set...
Vascular imaging in ultrasound
By: Adai Goldberg
Vascular ultrasound imaging includes various noninvasive ultrasound procedures used to diagnose and evaluate pathology of the veins and arteries within the body. With stroke and diabetes being among the top ten causes of death, vascular ultrasound imaging is essential in evaluating atherosclerotic changes in the...
How to perform capillary puncture
By: Virginia Gaces
Capillary puncture is one of the three general methods of blood specimen collection. Called capillary puncture because blood comes from the capillaries, it is usually the preferred method of collection in infants and in adults when venipuncture is not feasible.Materials used:Sterile dry cottonSterile wet...
The future use of maggots in medicine
By: Effie Moore Salem
In the future, maggots will be used more in wound healing than they are being used today. What keeps them from topping the charts is their lack of social acceptance. Even now, reports these little miniature-sheep's shepherd, Dr. Ronald Sherman, a pathologist at the University...
Genetic Engineering Screening Benefits Costs
By: Christopher Juncosa
In general I think there is nothing wrong with genetic screening. The value of understanding predisposed conditions could be life saving and I bet no one would argue with that point. Genetic engineering, though, is much different and has some gray areas. Briefly (and singularly)...
By: Das Govind
Radiology has seen major changes in the last decade. Digital systems are replacing conventional darkroom processing techniques, and film is becoming outdated with the arrival of Picture and Archiving Communications Systems (PACS). There is a major difference between these two systems with pros and cons...
By: Kyra Story
Newest statistics show cancer deaths are decreasing in the US. This appears to be a sign of great progress in the fight against cancer. Still, daily over one thousand Americans are killed by this terminal disease. Therefore, scientists battle on and look for new ways...
By: Virginia Gaces
There are three methods on how to obtain the body temperature. Anyone can perform this relatively easy procedure. There are three methods used to obtain the body temperature, the axillary, the oral and the rectal methods. You can use any of these depending upon...

 

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