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Medicine in the News

Medical advances are being created at the fastest pace ever experienced in human history. These new developments facilitate the ability for physicians to cure and diagnose a variety of diseases and health condi… (See Below for Full Description)
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Medical advances are being created at the fastest pace ever experienced in human history. These new developments facilitate the ability for physicians to cure and diagnose a variety of diseases and health conditions. The rapid capacity to detect and treat disease is becoming more critical as human populations swell and new diseases emerge globally. Using simple terminology and concrete conceptualizations, Medicine in the News surveys the major categories of medical advances appearing in the news today. The various innovative tools currently being used for diagnosing degenerative, genetic, and infectious diseases are discussed and detailed at length, as are the unique medical treatments based on modern biotechnology inventions. Topics such as gene therapy and tissue engineering are also covered, and thought-provoking predictions are made about the possible future directions in medical technologies and treatments.

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ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9256-9
ISBN-10 791092569
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2015-7
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Science News Flash
Author Brian R. Shmaefsky, Ph.D., Consulting Editor: Yael Calhoun
Publication Date 6/1/2007
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Glossary. Further reading. Web sites. References. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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