By: Bridie Cavanaugh
Umbilical Stem Cell Banking, also known as Cord Blood Collection, is a once in a lifetime opportunity to store your infant's cord blood for potential future medical needs. This procedure is available immediately following birth and involves the removal of blood, and resulting stem cells...
By: John Graham - 384486
MEDICAL IMAGING"Go and look at your toes, John," my Mother used to tell me when she was choosing shoes. So I would obediently trot off to the X-ray machine.Not that I was ever really obedient but I liked the X-ray machine because you...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: Bobby Brown
Modern science has brought many positive things to mankind. "Positive", however, is often a matter of perspective or hindsight. It was a "positive" thing, for example, import African bees into the United States. Who out there would want a nest of "killer bees" in there...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: Margrette Butler
Genetic engineering and screening brings with it a vast arena of moral and social implications that unfortunately, were not well considered prior to development and use of the technology. Acquisition of the knowledge to alter and/or reproduce the genetic makeup of human beings present ethical...
By: Christopher Verrico
Vivisection is not perfect. However, it is infinitely better than the alternative, studying the effects of novel compounds on humans. First, it is necessary to understand that even if we were ethically able to perform research on humans it would not preclude people from having...
By: Lonnette Harrell
The technology now exists to grow back a missing fingertip, and scientists are hopeful that in the very near future, limbs, arteries, and major organs, such as hearts and bladders, can be regrown from a patient's own cells. It's called regenerative medicine, and in theory...
Medical Technology: Living to 100 and beyond
By: Chenell Tull
The life expectancies of the world have been climbing dramatically since the end of World War II when the average longevity of life, for the first time, exceeded fifty years old. Since the 1980's, Japan and Iceland have been fighting for the top life expectancy...
By: Barnaby Meins
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is a revolutionary imaging technique that was first discovered by Bloch in 1945 and later improved by Lauterbur, with Mansfield, in the 1970s. The type of radiation used in magnetic resonance imaging is radio frequency (RF), which is non-ionizing. The frequency...
Modern medicine and its effects on our future: An assessment
By: Richard G. Lanzara
Modern medicine spends inordinate amounts to accomplish relatively little in improving most people's lives. Yes, there are spectacular stories of medical successes, but they are only one in a million to a hundred at best. They have relatively little impact on the majority's overall health...
By: Barnaby Meins
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, was first discovered in 1945 by Bloch. This revolutionary imaging technique was later improved by Lauterbur and Mansfield in the 1970s. The form of radiation used in magnetic resonance imaging is radio frequency (RF), which is non-ionizing. The frequency, energy...

 

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