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June 25, 2015


cancer meds

Is Modern Medicine Working?

Types and occurrences of cancer are on the rise, prompting some to question the effectiveness of modern medicine.

July 14, 2014


A Mechanical Leech?

There aren't too many of us who think leeches are cool--but they are still used in medicine, and now there is even a mechanical leech.

June 15, 2012


maggot on paper

Maggot Therapy And Modern Medicine

During World War 1 soldiers' maggot-infested wounds almost never became infected. What was going on?

October 13, 2010


tattoo on man's flexed upper arm

Healing Power Of Ancient Tattoos

Ancient tattoos may have had more than just a decorative function.

September 19, 2010



Do Frogs Have A Weapon To Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs?

Scientists claim they may have found a new way to fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs...with a little help from frogs!

July 23, 2010



Why A Spoonful Of Sugar May Be Better Than One Of Medicine

A spoonful of sugar may not be what the doctor ordered, but a spoonful of medicine can lead to a dangerous overdose!

July 20, 2010



Scientists Search The Snow For New Vaccines

Who would think that researchers would find ingredients for modern medicine buried in the ice?

July 16, 2010



Improved Radiotherapy Zeros In On ‘Cold Spots’

Scientists hope a new cancer fighting method will reduce side effects of radiotherapy.

July 12, 2010



New Bandage Can Actually Treat Infection

While we all know that a kiss and a Band-Aid could usually cure our tears, it didn't really make our injuries go away. But what if it could?

July 7, 2010



Minding Your Manners Could Save a Life

Rudeness in the work environment is shown to increase mistakes. In a medical setting this could be particularly dangerous.

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