When people are ill, they like to receive personalized care. But modern medicine is increasingly beholden to budgets and efficiency. Hospitals increasingly resemble assembly lines. How far will economizing in medical care go?
Nobody likes hospitals and all that they imply. But as Tamsin Walker recounts, sometimes you've just got to do what you've got to do — needles or not.
Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. Ghana's parliament has now approved its own drone project, despite initial skepticism.
Betty Nangira's own start in life inspired her to help make healthcare more accessible in rural areas. She plans to recommend her research findings to the Ugandan government and other African nations.
Closely related to the spider and around since long before the dinosaurs, the horseshoe crab has light blue blood that's vital for medical research. But can these living fossils survive the age of man?
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