Health & The Human Side of Bioscience
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Health & the Human Side of Bioscience
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“Ebola: Working Toward Treatments and Vaccines”
Pharmacy & Therapeutics Journal
Since its discovery in 1976, the Ebola virus has killed thousands of people. Oregon State University’s Patrick L. Iversen, Ph.D. gives a microscopic view of the antiviral his research has revealed, one of the world’s leading, aimed to fight this lethal disease.
A sudden trip to the ER revealed a heart condition that Paul Harris must live with for the rest of his life. Living with him is the miniature wireless heart sensor implanted in his chest. It’s just one of the latest in cardiovascular technology.
“Putting Motion Where Your Mouth Is”
It lets us converse with others, sing along to the radio and play a flute. Without it, we couldn’t taste that chocolate cake and lick our lips. But since when can a tongue open a door, operate a wheelchair or type?
“Extinguish the Pain”
Every Day Magazine
Volunteer firefighter Michael Magyar charged into the burning house searching for victims. He quickly became one himself, and faced months of excruciating pain before he finally received the correct diagnosis.
“Robotic Surgery’s Helping Hands”
If you ever need surgery, the doctor operating may not be standing right next to you. Instead, he or she could be seated a few feet away, using a computer to guide small instruments attached to a robot, with help from a tiny camera inside of you.
“Go Easy on Yourself”
So many of us beat ourselves up when we’d never treat someone else that way. Self-compassion researcher Dr. Kristin Neff, PhD and neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty, MD explain why; and how we can show more kindness to ourselves, thereby benefiting our health.