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<img alt="Photo: Gregg Segal" src="/magazine/wp-content/images/20-02/st_topolqa_f.jpg" title="Start" width="660" height="458" /> We understand digitizing a book, but what does it mean to digitize a human being? asks Eric Topol.
The idea of a simple, cheap and widely available device that could boost brain function sounds too good to be true. Yet promising results in the lab with emerging ‘brain stimulation’ techniques, though still very preliminary, have prompted Oxford neuroscientists to team up with leading ethicists at the University to consider the issues the new technology could raise.
Every year, the biggest ideas in health care are presented at the Mayo Clinic’s Transform conference in Rochester, Minnesota.
The center's research and development origins trace back almost a decade — to Mayo's early SPARC Innovation Program (See-Plan-Act-Refine-Communicate).
Over the last 15 years, nine Maggie’s Centres have sprung up around the U.K. to support people affected by cancer. Rather than administering medical treatment, these facilities provide comforting environments for those coping emotionally and psychologically with the disease, and their unique approach is matched by their commitment to innovative architecture.
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The answer is yes at the New York University School of Medicine , which is using 3-D technology to update a rite of passage for would-be doctors: anatomy class. In a basement lab at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan last month, students in scrubs and surgical gloves hovered over cadavers on gurneys, preparing, as would-be doctors have for centuries, to separate rib cages and examine organs. But the dead are imperfect stand-ins for the living.