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An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer (Adobe Stock)

An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new clinical study shows how intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) can reduce radiation side effects and may save breast cancer patients $10,500 annually.
Is Robotic Surgery Really a Game Changer?

Is Robotic Surgery Really a Game Changer?

Some believe robotic surgery is the future of surgical healthcare, but others think it is a costly way to achieve the same results as other types of surgery.
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The Brilliant Creations of Physician Inventors

Physicians have a long history of inventing devices that advance medicine and save lives, but questions have been raised about how they should be compensated for these contributions.
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Meet the 19 Fabulous Innovators in the TedMed Hive

TedMed's Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a variety of ways. Here's a synopsis of what they are working on.
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These 6 Next-Gen AI Tools are Revolutionizing Healthcare

Here are 6 AI-based healthcare tools that are effectively playing a suggestion-making role that enhances human efforts. It remains to be seen if such tools will play a decision-making role in the future.
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Innovative Collaboration Can Make Medical School Better

We need to bring together medical school educators, medical students, business, technology, marketing experts, and, of course, patients to explore new ideas for creating an individualized and compelling medical school education experience.
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Squeezing Out The Waste with Digital Health Innovation

Here are 3 digital health innovations that, in their own way, streamline processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness—something we need much more of in healthcare.
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Food in the Future: Medicine, Connection and Information

The 2017 Future Food-Tech Summit in New York prompted attendees to think of food in whole new ways: Food as Connection, Food as Medicine, and Food as Information.
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Is it the Dawning of the Age of AI in Medicine?

Is medicine (and the greater world) entering a new dawn of artificial intelligence and technology? If so, will these AI technologies only assist doctors or will they replace physician in some tasks?