How computer software has advanced medical technologies
By: Charles Scott
The evolutionary step from analog to digital signal processing has revolutionized the medical imaging industry. The development of the cosine, fourier, laplace, and wavelet transforms along with digital FIR and IIR filters have made the digital realm king. The software processing behind field programmable gate...
Modern medicine and its effects on our future: An assessment
By: J. Merrill
Modern medicine and it's present practices are holding our society at a standstill where we sometimes even lose ground to superviruses and disease resistent bacteria.As of the present, modern medicine is about preserving and extending life through a variety of techniques, be it excersize...
Embryonic stem cell research explored
By: Anelisa
REGENERATIVE MEDICINE: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY, Winstom Salem, N. C.. This is an article you do not want to miss! NEWSWEEK, May 19, 2008, by ANNE UNDERWOOD. (Go to Newsweek, type in regenerative medicine and the article will come up, (id/136309) It is SURREAL! While the...
Robots performing surgical operations
By: Joy Cressler
Imagine a 6-foot tall robot in the operating room with three arms and a computerized bedside console the size of an X-Box. Is it bizarre science or a patient's best friend? Whichever one it is, its time has arrived.Medical robots were first introduced about...
Curing Genetic Diseases through Genetic Engineering
By: Amber Stewart
Today, millions of people worldwide face the threat of genetic diseases. Some of these, like baldness, speech disorders, and arthritis, are not life threatening but the majority are. That is why genetic diseases are a major killer of human kind and we need to find...
Mobile intraoperative electron-beam radiation extends cancer patient life expectancy
By: Leonard Konis
Mobetron' a mobile Intraoperative electron-beam radiation therapy proven successful to cure many types of cancers especially significantly reported as a treatment after a lumpectomy. In the United States breast cancer of among women is the second leading cause of death (after lung cancer) and worldwide...
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
Echocardiography is ultrasound imaging of the heart. It is essential in the diagnosis and evaluation of many cardiac disorders.How does it work?Echocardiography uses a transducer that emits high-frequency (ultrasonic) waves. These waves travel through body tissue and are reflected at interfaces where there...
By: Norma Chew
The discovery of insulin by Canadians, Fredrick Banting and Charles Best of the University of Toronto in 1921-1922 was a phenomenal break through in the treatment of diabetes throughout the world. This is one of the twentieth century's most remarkable medical discovery. It was brought...
By: Norma Chew
According to Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. "The thermometer was not a single invention but a development." The historical development of the body temperature thermometer goes back to the invention of the thermoscope which was invented by Avicennia in the 11th century and further developed...
Medical Technology: Living to 100 and beyond
By: Darlene Zagata
It's not difficult to imagine living to the age of 100 or beyond in today's society with the ever advancing technology of medical science. Advances in genetics and exploration into fields such as nanotechnolgy could very well extend the lifespan beyond 100 years in the...

 

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