Medical advancements in the 20th/21st Century
Major Advancements in the 21st Century
Stem Cell Research- discovering their purpose and using them for treatments
uses in Cloning
cure of diabetes and Parkinson's disease
cure of cancer
Digital X-Rays- eliminates the wait for x-rays to produce an image
allows radiologist to look at image and make diagnosis on the spot
Genetic Engineering- aletering human genes to prevent diseases and increase life span
discovery came from Human Genome Project
very controversial because it deals with altering one's mortality and creating the "perfect human race"
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