The X-ray machine, the flu vaccine, anesthesia—not so long ago, these medical standards heralded paradigm shifts in the way we manage disease. Investigators continue to improve quality of life with new techniques, devices, and drugs for maladies big and small.
Being a beginner is tough — and there is no exception for doctors. It doesn’t matter how smart you are or how talented you feel, when you are new to a job, you will trip over a hurdle or two.
Aging is as fundamental as time itself. In the interest of demystifying the process, Discoveries presents a scientific guide to the force of time on the human organism.