2016 has seen many new developments related to curing cancer. There remain many unknowns, but researchers are climbing the learning curve. A key tool in understanding the cancer of a particular patient and determine what treatment to recommend is the …

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The UNHCR (the UN refugee agency) reported 65.3 million people were displaced from their homes in 2015. More than 21 million were refugees. Telehealth provided by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is helping them. MSF is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization which delivers …

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Nanobots traveling in the bloodstream of humans is hard to visualize, but it is likely to be an important part of healthcare in the future. A complimentary technology has been announced by the University of Texas at Austin. UT engineers there claim …

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The prevailing point of view in recent years has been we will face a significant shortage of physicians because of the addition of previously uninsured Americans. In Health Attitude, I wrote there may not be a shortage of physicians, possibly even …

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