Articles tagged as Brain
The New Medicine: Medical Care's Increasing Reliance on Technology
Posted on December 5, 2022 by Dennis Gage
Anyone who's watched ER or the other fast-paced medical dramas on TV has seen the actors expertly manipulate all sorts of medical equipment, from intubation tubes to IVs to complex diagnostic equipment.Medicine has seen a massive transformation, largely because of technological advances.One little bit of medical equipment creating a big effect on diagnosis may be the endoscope.A slender, flexible little bit of tubing is fitted having an digital camera assembly with superb optics and inserted in to the patient's body, supplying doctors with images of a number of organs and enabling very accurate diagnoses...
Pharmaceuticals: The Next Frontier in America's War on Drugs
Posted on July 20, 2021 by Dennis Gage
America's war on drugs, which has been fought in the opium fields of Afghanistan and the cocaine plantations of Columbia, will have to reinvent itself to combat what is set to be America's biggest drug abuse problem, pharmaceuticals.One in five American's, nearly 48 million, have used prescription drugs for non-medical purposes at least once in their lives.The current past month misuse rate among Americans is 6...