The Future of Medicine
Over the past century, enormous strides have been made in the field of medicine. Diseases and conditions that were once considered life-threatening have been made manageable through modern prevention methods and treatments. The development of vaccines, antibiotics, and organ transplant surgeries played a major role in extending the life expectancies of people with certain conditions. Today, the nexus of technology and medicine offers the potential for even more exciting, life-changing developments in the upcoming years. This volume looks at the technology that could change the health field, including cybernetics, gene therapy, nanotechnology, and regenerative medicine.