medicine

Top physician fosters empathy in medicine

By ALAN HAGINS – 6 years ago

courtesy of TEDxAtlanta  At some point, you’re bound to get sick. Your body will refuse to do the simple tasks it had no problem doing yesterday. If you make it…

New enzyme promotes transfusions

By DELANEY FISCHER – 6 years ago

Unfortunately, blood transfusions are commonly utilized in the United States. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, resulting in ~30 million blood components being transfused in…

Tumor paint improves medical accuracy

By DELANEY FISCHER – 6 years ago

Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines, or MRIs, are often used in identifying the location and approximate size of tumors in the brain and other body parts. However, during surgery, it can…

New drug compared to medical marijuana

By DELANEY FISCHER – 7 years ago

Should marijuana be legalized? How about for medical purposes? Over the past decade, the media has examined this issue through opinions of doctors, patients and the general public as well…

Outside the Bubble 9/18/14

By LISA JE – 7 years ago

Spread of Ebola prompts global responses Ebola Virus Disease, more commonly known as Ebola, has been slowly creeping across countries by silently killing sections of the populations of West African…

Sloths may help world cure breast cancer

By DELANEY FISCHER – 8 years ago

Between 1981 and 2006, approximately 50 percent of all medicines introduced were from natural products. Fungi in particular have been developed to help advance “natural” drugs and have been known…

Botox might have medical, non-cosmetic opportunity

By DELANEY FISCHER – 8 years ago

Botox is a neurotoxic drug produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that is known for use in cosmetic surgery to reduce wrinkles on the face and prevent aging. In fact,…

Outside the Bubble 1/30/14

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 8 years ago

Brain-Dead Patient Removed from Life Support On Sunday, Jan 26, a Texas hospital removed 33-year-old Marlise Munoz from life support after a protracted legal battle between Munoz’s family and the…

Biopen tech might change the way we heal our bones

By DELANEY FISCHER – 8 years ago

Have you ever heard of WobbleWorks? WobbleWorks is a technology company founded in 2010 that raised more than $30,000 in funding via Kickstarter to create advanced technology for the public.…