Did you know taking certain drugs can reduce the effectiveness of other’s you’re on? Then, the pandemic had unsuspecting effects on children. Then, is our skin biopsy research outdated? And finally…anyone can learn to be creative. Though we tend to think creativity is a skill inherited by birth, new research shows that’s not the case.
Scientists are bringing temporary tattoos into the medical realm using nanotechnology. Electronic tattoos are patches placed on a patient’s skin that will be able to both monitor and treat their specific condition.
A new finds that patients showing up at rural hospital ERs have extremely similar outcomes compared to patients in urban-area ERs. Then, new research sheds light on why more girls don't go into STEM. Plus, pandemic depression linked to sitting and lack of activity. And finally, Alexa and Siri aren't very helpful when it comes to health.
Motorized, computer-controlled braces are making the concept of the bionic human into reality. Experts discuss how these exoskeletons work and how they may be used in the future.
Digital technology has revolutionized many industries, but medicine has lagged behind. One of the nation's most influential doctors discusses why the shift hasn't occurred yet, what the consequences are, and what it will take to bring health care technology to its full potential.