A student squinting to see the board or holding a textbook inches from his or her nose often provides the first indication of a visual impairment.
New augmented reality systems provide medical students with a surgeon’s sight.
Work at MIT’s Center for Gynepathology Research is revealing how tissue engineering can help address gynecological disorders.
Researchers are developing a myriad of ways to deliver CO to treat sickle cell anemia, lung disease and more.
Faster computational techniques and individualized head models open the possibility of faster and less invasive diagnosis in neuromedicine.
Our special insert this month looks at how virtual models are being used to solve medicine’s thorniest problems.
Like eight-year-olds who can’t let go of a good joke, Larry Smarr’s nurses and doctors kept coming to him with the same question: “Have you passed gas yet?” Answering this question in the affirmative is, Smarr explains, deadpan, “the state of the art in 2017 in the medical community for deciding when your colon restarts.”
Fixing a broken medical system requires data about each patient.
If obesity were tied only to too much food or too little physical activity, the cure would be a simple matter of counting calories or keeping track of steps with a pedometer. Unfortunately, obesity is much more complex.
Nano noses hold promise for detecting lung cancer and other diseases.