The way in which science fiction has influenced medicine is truly out of this world. From Frankenstein to The Fifth Element, medical technology and procedures have been pushed into actual practice. We will explore how these imaginative, sometimes crazy ideas have now been incorporated into everyday medicine.
In September of 2017 scientist engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains. With this discovery, the potential for preventing or suppressing the HIV infection is closer to becoming a reality. From the initial discovery to current scientific breakthroughs, we will explore how scientist are advancing towards the elimination of the HIV pandemic.
Social media is a great place to learn interesting facts. It’s also a breeding ground for mis-information. That’s why we have compiled a few examples to keep you entertained and informed.
Essential oils have been all the rage, especially within the last several years. So, what exactly are they and what makes them so great? Don’t worry, we will delve into their history, how they are being used (even in hospital settings), the possible dangers, and how the different scents are thought to affect us. Then you can decide if essential oils should be added to your environment!