We often have to do CT scans or MRIs to check for strokes but researchers at Johns Hopkins believe they have a much more simple bedside alternative.
A microchip that monitors bacterial growth in 3D is being used to study the effectiveness of drugs.
The medical industry, which has been so far ahead in developing technology such as CT scans, MRIs and PET scans, has done relatively little to use real-world technology that already exists.
The use of electronic medical records is gaining momentum in health care. Perhaps the biggest is the fact that the government is behind it and initially helping to fund the effort.
Growing scientific research and better technology allows researchers to look closely at the brains of teens prone to bullying.
If you see a computer in the examination room or your doctor is carrying around a tablet, the odds are electronic medical records are being used.
There is increasing concern over exposure to ionizing radiation from a skyrocketing number of CT scans for all kinds of medical testing.
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