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April 2018

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Medicine

Even though artificial intelligence has been around for a while, it’s just now that it’s being popularized and implemented in our everyday lives in every possible way. From smartphones with AI interfaces to self-driving cars, the benefits are clearly visible.

With all the noise surrounding artificial intelligence and the rising speculations that AI has the potential to evolve in a great danger to mankind, it’s easy to let our survival instincts kick in and discard AI as something bad and threatening. But is AI really pitting man against the machine?

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I think medicine is the perfect example where the benefits of AI clearly shine over its possible future negative effects, mostly because even the steadiest hand can’t be as steady as the precisely accurate robots and extremely fine-tuned diagnostic algorithms to solve complex surgical and clinical problems. Read More

The Different Stages of Wound Healing

Different types of wounds take different time periods and different care procedures to fully heal but most of them go through similar or same healing stages. In general smaller wounds take less time to heal while larger and deeper wounds requiring more time and more care to fully heal. The whole healing process of the wound depends on many factors such as wound dressings, the attention and care you devote to the wound, the origin of the wound and so on.

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Exercises That Are Beneficial for Wound Care Patients

It’s safe to say that individuals seeking treatment for diabetic foot ulcers are not the most disciplined when it comes to lifestyle choices. The declining quality of life that affects many people with diabetes can be directly connected to the lack of exercise.

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Exercise not only helps your body stay more vital and healthy which can aid physically, but exercise is also important for the mental state of mind which again reflects on our physical body and health.

Also, exercise has proven to lower blood glucose levels which directly benefits patients with diabetes. However, exercise alone cannot solve the underlying problem. This takes more effort which includes lowering calories and adjusting your nutrition.

 

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