50 Years Ago, First CT Scan Allowed Doctors to See Inside a Living Skull

By Edmund S. Higgins, South Carolina Medical University The possibility of precious objects hidden in secret rooms can really fire the imagination. in the mid-1960s, British engineer Godfrey Hounsfield He wondered if he could detect hidden areas in the Egyptian pyramids by capturing cosmic rays passing through unseen voids. Over the years he has clung …

Apple Aims to Send Doctors More Patient Data. But Who Can Measure

Sarah Kwon, Kaiser Health News soon apple announced Recently, as part of Apple’s CEO Tim Cook’s transition to healthcare, it will enable doctors to monitor their patients’ health data from their phones and watches between visits. declaration will constitute the company’s greatest contribution to humanity. Since 2014, healthcare systems across the country have partnered with …