By: Katerina Nikolas
It is doubtful that anyone would elect to be cryonically preserved without giving a huge amount of thought to the matter or have an avid interest in the science of cryonics. It is likely that if you do wish to undergo cryonic suspension in the...
How intracerebral hemorrhage is diagnosed
By: Dr. Manura Nanayakkara
How to diagnose intra cerebral hemorrhage Intra cerebral hemorrhage, means bleeding inside the brain. Diagnosis is based on clinical features and radiological investigations. Clinical features change depending on the site and the rate of bleeding. To understand the rest of the article one must know...
By: Terrence Aym
Some day in the not-too-distant-future you might need a new kidney, or perhaps a new liver. If you do, a doctor will be able to scan your DNA, enter some parameters into a computer and then 'print out' your new organ for you.Science fiction...
Using dogs to sniff out prostate cancer
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
People have attributed healing properties to pets for centuries. Some have even claimed that their pet can tell when they are sick, with training organizations over the past few years claiming that they can train dogs to detect cancer. But can dogs really smell cancer...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Radioisotopes are chemical entities that have the potential to emit radiation which can be detected through specific methods. Although such radiation is considered bad to the human body, these isotopes are selected according to its usefulness as well as its minimum harm to the patient...
How to count blood cells with a hemocytometer
By: Samual Bobster Man
A haemocytometer is a device which contains a small chamber which can be filled with fluid. The top of the small chamber is transparent and has a microscopic grid etched into it. Using a microscope it is possible to see through the gird and count...
Amazing medical breakthroughs: Cures for millions with blindness
By: Terrence Aym
Two incredible new medical breakthroughs offer pathways to sight for millions of blind people around the globe. The artificial cornea project Joachim Storsberg of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP in Germany is one of the researchers who has helped create new technology...
By: Art Young
“I once was lost, but now I’m found Was blind, but now I see.” ~John Newton~ The words from “Amazing Grace” have lifted the spirits of believers and non-believers alike since they were written in 1779. While the original message of...
Specialty areas of biomedical engineering
By: Jesse Vorton
There are a variety of well grounded speciality areas in the field of biomedical engineering. Such varieties include: (1) bioinstrumentation; (2) biomechanics; (3) biomaterials; (4) systems physiology; (5) clinical engineering; and (6) rehabilitation engineering. Bioinstrumentation This makes use of the best measurement principles as well...
By: Janet Grischy
Ultrasound is very high frequency sound, so high that human ears cannot hear it. It is used to make images of bodily organs, and especially of fetuses, because ultrasound images, sonograms, can be made without exposing a patient to radiation or surgery. The process is...

 

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