By: Lakish Campbell
Going through a Hospital Corpsman Basic "A" school, the importance of advanced first aid have been ingrained in me through tests, labs and study sessions.I learned that depending on the circumstances, I might be the only medical provider in a unit of Sailors and...
Nuclear medicine
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Nuclear medicine is a branch of medicine based on the nuclear properties of matter. The procedures involved in diagnosis, such as medical imaging, and therapy use radiopharmaceuticals (drugs labeled with radionuclides). These drugs emit low levels of radiation that can be detected and provide a...
A Personal Choice for two different Contexts
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Taking advantage of any reproductive technique is both a subjective personal issue and an ethical issue. There are two issues involved in this particular question: dealing with sterility and attempting to have a child free from genetic diseases, which applies to both fertile and infertile...
By: Gary Rushworth
The Electrocardiogram (ECG)An electrocardiogram, also referred to as an ECG or EKG (older term) is a graphical representation of the electrical avtivity in the heart or how the heart reacts when it is stimulated.An ECG is performed by placing electrodes, or sensors, on specific...
Modern medicine and its effects on our future: An assessment
By: J. Santari
Through enhanced medical knowledge, technology, and the easy lives we have made for ourselves, a situation has developed which demands our attention. This is a new situation, something that has only just begun with the advent of modern medicine in the last 100 or so...
The uses of new technologies in life sciences
By: Anita Gates
New advances in scientific technology are continuously happening although a certain amount of caution has to be taken when trying to look into peoples' minds regarding ethical considerations as these techniques could prove invasive and also as mentioned in the article there are many aspects...
By: Eve Redstone
The cobalt radioisotope used in medicine is cobalt-60. This is not a naturally occurring form of cobalt, but is produced by irradiating pure cobalt-59 with a slow neutron source such as the artificial californium, or in a nuclear reactor by using cobalt rods. The most...
By: John Graham - 384486
Benjamin Jesty was a farmer. He kept cows near Yetminster in southern England in the late 1770.Nothing much happened in Yetminster other than the annual affair, yet, this quiet town, composed of families who counted their days in births, courtships, marriages, more births and...
By: Les Scammell
Cord Blood Banking is one of the hottest issues over the past decade. Why is cord blood collection so popular?What Is So Special About The Umbilical Cords Blood?Your baby's umbilical cord blood is rich in stem cells. These stem cells work like a...
By: Tricia Lye
In the early days of teletherapy, X-rays and radium were used for the treatment of cancer. These methods were supplanted with the understanding and application of the Cobalt-60 gamma rays in nuclear medicine in the mid 1900s.Cobalt-60 is a radionuclide , or radioactive isotope of...

 

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