It’s an iconic scene from all Dr. Frankenstein movies and books. A doctor, emboldened by his passion for science, cackles as a bolt of lightning delivers an electrical charge that brings his creation to life. Back in reality, we may not be zapping monsters into existence, but what we can now do with a single […]
As a nurse, you probably see your hospital or clinic as a place of safety and familiarity. It’s where you spend much of your day, it’s your place of work, and you probably know every corner. But for a significant number of patients, a hospital can be a terrifying place… and they can’t always explain […]
For nurses to provide the best care for sick patients, nurses have to be healthy themselves. This means good physical health, obviously, and staying ahead of illnesses through good diet, good sleep, and regular check-ups. But mental health can play just as big a part in a nurse’s overall health, and sometimes, can be one […]
Nurses can make unforgettable differences in other people’s lives, but even nurses need a helping hand sometimes, and in those stories, it’s the nurse that experiences something unforgettable.
The medical world is abuzz this month after the FDA unanimously approved a new treatment for leukemia. And this treatment isn’t another round of harsh chemicals or radiation-instead, it uses “gene therapy” to train the body’s white blood cells to attack cancer cells. It’s the beginning of what many are calling the “living drug” era, […]