Two thousand years ago, Hippocrates pointed out that diseases affect everyone differently. Fueled by that philosophy, today's scientists and physicians are using personalized medicine to treat the most common to the most complex conditions.
WHAT'S INSIDE: MODERN MEDICINE
- Modern Medical Technology
- Modern Medical Treatments
Inkjet printers might be doing a lot more for doctors than just printing medical forms. This technology combined with microneedles could create a drug patch that might replace hypodermic needles.
A fly can lay up to 300 eggs at a time, and its preferred place to lay them is a soft bed of rotting flesh. If maggots are usually found on corpses, why on Earth would a living person want these creepy crawlies on his or her skin?