By Ana-Chrysa Maravelias In the past few months, the world has been inundated with cases of fatal medical outbreaks. These outbreaks are the results of a variety of situations. Thousands of “anti-vax” parents have fueled the measles outbreak in the United States. The effects of war have killed dozens of doctors and health officials in … Continue reading The World Full of Outbreaks
By Ana Chrysa Maravelias According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally. For years, people thought that it could not be cured completely without surgery, but could be monitored and reduced. Although the first use of gene therapy on a patient was on September 14 of 1990, on … Continue reading Gene Cancer Treatment – What is it?
By Ana Chrysa Maravelias Robots have been used in medicine for nearly three and a half decades. The first recorded robot used in medicine was a PUMA 560 arm, which was used for assistance in a neurosurgical biopsy in 1985. Today, robots are used for a variety of surgeries, and are able to immensely aid … Continue reading Robots in Medicine: Where Are We Headed?