Medical Science

The use of science and technology in medicine is a rapidly evolving field that addresses complex medical issues by integrating the latest advancements in technology in the fields of biology, chemistry and physics, with engineering and medicine to solve challenges in human health. The Medical Science Technology channel on offers up-to-date articles, news and information written by experts, students and technology writers in this field. Some of medicine’s most fascinating accomplishments can be traced to professionals working within this emerging scientific industry.Managing Editor Leigh A. Zaykoski and a team of talented technical writers take an in-depth look at how science and technology impacts medicine today and the many fields of research this has created.You can find information on understanding lab tests and their role in diagnosis, Biomedical Technology and other new and exciting points of research in the Medical Science Technology field.Join the community of Medical science and technology students and professionals. Ask questions, share information, suggest new topics to be added, and offer feedback on existing technology articles. Discuss the latest news, debate the latest discoveries, visit often, participate and make the Medical Science technology channel your resource of choice for current information on the use of science and technology in health and medicine.

Second-Hand Smoke Issues

Second-Hand Smoke Issues

Many people today are more conscious of health issues, eating better, getting exercise and staying fit with holistic methods and treatments, yet there is one killer they have little to no control over, secondhand smoke.  One point one billion people around the world use tobacco and 15 billion cigarettes are sold daily—that’s about ten million every minute.  One out …

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Surviving Summer’s Heat Waves

When winter comes, all we can think about is how nice it will feel when the weather is warm again. However, there is a major difference between warm weather and intense heat. In this article, we explain how to determine the difference and how you can combat intense heat this summer.

Fat & Healthy: Is it Possible?

Whether you are considered overweight or obese is determined by your BMI. This tool is not always completely accurate, but generally speaking, even individuals who may be considered overweight can still be healthy. Those considered obese, however, may need to be more careful.