Category: Medical Innovation and Healthcare Technology

Category: Medical Innovation and Healthcare Technology

Medical Education of the Future
May 5, 2020 Medical Innovation and Healthcare Technology Ariel Sykes

Medical Education of the Future: The Ethics of Training Tomorrow’s Surgeons in Virtual Operating Theaters By Vivienne Germain Today, most surgical training is completed on cadavers and in operating rooms.  Unfortunately, the number of available cadavers does not satisfy demand, cadavers require expensive facilities and regular maintenance, and they are not reusable following most procedures. 

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Synthetic Biology
May 5, 2020 Medical Innovation and Healthcare Technology Ariel Sykes

Synthetic Biology: The Ethics of Artificially Creating Life By Maggie Stanton After 20 years, a group of scientists led by J. Craig Venter created a new, synthetic life form.  Its name– Mycoplasma mycoides JCVI-syn1.0, its purpose– still being discovered with the hope to use the process of creating the Designer Organism to form vaccines.  The

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HIV Positive Organ Transplants
May 5, 2020 Medical Innovation and Healthcare Technology Ariel Sykes

HIV Positive Organ Transplants: The Ethics of How HIV Patients Can Save Lives By Eileen Cohn Less than 40 years ago, being diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was a death sentence, as there was no treatment for the virus. Most people who lived through the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the 1980s never would have

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