Technological Advances in Brain Surgery

We often forget that modern medicine is still fairly new. In the late 1800s, and even the early 1900s, doctors were using bloodletting, enemas and purges to treat certain ailments. Surgery was often performed in the patient’s home, with little or no anesthetic, and using tools, instruments, and techniques that…

Developing Stem Cell Research in 2013

Stem cells have been recognized since the early 1900’s and over the last century scientists around the world have been working to identify just how they can benefit the human body when implanted in certain areas. Progress is slow moving and there is resistance from religious groups surrounding the controversy…