The Future of Medicine

Scientific American Explores Big Ideas

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.

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Reading Level: 9-10

Interest Level: 9-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-7253-5046-5
Author : Scientific American Editors
Copyright : 2024
Language : English
Pages : 160
Trim : 6" x 9"
Dewey : 610.285--dc23
Detailed Table of Contents • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index