Advanced Medical Technology Is Everywhere

SRI_Trauma_PodFor decades science fiction has depicted medical robots as part of some far distant future.  Something for our great-great grandchildren.  That future is actually the present.  Robotic surgeries are performed every day, supported by other advanced technologies that make medical diagnosis more precise and the treatment of illnesses and injuries more successful.

In a recent ranking of the top hospitals in the world for high tech medical treatment a California hospital finished in first place — and the US took slightly more than half of the top 30 spots.  However, 60% of the hospitals in the top 10 are outside the US.… Read the rest

Where Does Money For Medical Research Come From?

Have you ever wondered where all that money for medical research comes from? Maybe you had a loved one who suffered from a serious disease, and you want to know how to get more money into your cause. Or perhaps you are just curious because you hear on the news about all sorts of medical research, but you never know how it is funded. In this post, you’ll learn about some of the sources of money for medical research.

The Many Sources Of Medical Research Funds

One of the largest sources of money for medical research is the United States government.… Read the rest

Important Medical Breakthroughs of 2013

human brain2013 was a year of great strides in the medical field. A lot of ground was covered in terms of research and there were quite a few important medical breakthroughs that are worth discussing. Please read on for a look at five important medical breakthroughs of 2013.

New Genes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Over a dozen new genes were linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, giving scientists and researchers more leads to go on when researching cures and treatment methods. By having more genes to research, scientists believe they are closer to finding a cure.

Only One Dose of the HPV Vaccination is Needed

When the HPV vaccination was first released, it was recommended that women receive three separate doses of the vaccination.… Read the rest