Genomic medicine—an aspirational term 10 years ago—is gaining momentum across the entire clinical continuum from risk assessment in healthy individuals to genome-guided treatment in patients with complex diseases. The study of an organism’s entire genetic makeup (genome) and its interaction with … [Read more...] about Genomic medicine | Genetics redefined!!
Millions die every day due to misdiagnosis or incorrect medical advice. For a better part of the last century, misdiagnosis has plagued the medical industry with no improvement. Since a very long time, doctors and scientists have dreamed of creating an artificial electronic brain that would assist … [Read more...] about Artificial Intelligence | Your new robotic doctor!
Have you ever imagined printing a human kidney or any other organ in real time, and not just in a piece of paper? It may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but with the advancements in 3D printing technology, the idea may not be so far-fetched. 3D Printing – Reshaping the world of … [Read more...] about 3D printing | Reshaping the world of medicine
If a lizard can regenerate its tail back, if a snail can grow its head back, then why can’t a human grow any of its organs back? Based on this theory, scientists have been long trying to re grow human tissues and organs. Many research and findings are under progress. The science of replacing, … [Read more...] about Regenerative Medicine for Regenerating Life!!
For the last couple of years, scientists at IBM have been developing what they expect will be the world’s most advanced “Question Answering” machine. This machine will take artificial intelligence to the next level by being able to understand a question posed in human natural language, as … [Read more...] about IBM Watson – Artificial Intelligence at its best