Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

by Pavitra Krishnamani The term “Complementary and Alternative Medicine” (CAM) refers to a series of techniques and modalities for the practice of medicine that are not widely known or formally used in the Western world. As these techniques are not often taught in medical schools, they are considered “alternative” when…

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Medical Technology

by John Tanaka Elastography is a new method of cancer diagnosis that is currently being developed in Norway.  Due to the fact that cancer cells have been found to possess a different elasticity than healthy cells, scientists have been able to develop a procedure that is effective at detecting these…

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MEDS 490

by Aicha Lodin MEDS-490 Directed Biomedical Research is the ideal course for any student seeking research experience without any previous research experience  required. Erin Yamauchi, program specialist for the minor in health care studies, states that medical schools and many other professional degree programs are now requiring that students participate…

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