Upgrading health checkups with cutting edge technologies-Part I

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular health exams and tests are important because they “can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting the right health services, screenings, and treatments, you are taking…

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Tech to peek inside

Medicine was revolutionized in modern times by technologies that let doctors “see” inside their patients.  It began in 1895 with X-Ray[i] pictures (X-Rays) that revealed skeletal structures, the presence of bone fractures and solid objects in the body.  Improvements followed, but fundamentally new technologies and techniques took decades to emerge.  Medical ultrasounds[ii] began in the…

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