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10 Medical Advances That Will Shape the Future of Healthcare

Yogi Berra was right when he said, “The future ain’t what it used to be.” Only he wasn’t right in the way he meant it, which was usually the case. The future really isn’t what it used to be — it’s much, much brighter.

Consider the extraordinary time you live in: There has never been a period in history of such rapid advances in medical knowledge and technology. Now consider the even more extraordinary time you will live in: The following cures of the future are sinking their roots in the now.

A Crowd and a Source

Crowdsourcing’s basic premise, that individual knowledge can never match collective wisdom,…

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 10 Medical Advances That Will Shape the Future of Healthcare

hese methods and machines are making the future of medicine far brighter.

Journal Watch

Journal Watch Physician Editorial Boards survey the medical literature, select the most important research and guidelines, distill them into focused summaries, and frame them in a clinical context. In addition, they cover the most important medical news, drug information, and public health alerts.


DAILY, our team of physicians and nurses review between 600-1200 articles from journals and serious press, then CATEGORIZES & SORTS these articles into 32 SPECIALTY and 747 SUBSPECIALTY TOPICS to keep you current in your areas of interest.

Medical News Today

Medical News Today: News from well-regarded sources such as JAMA, BMJ, Lancet, BMA, plus original articles sourced and written by our own team, dedicated to providing up-to-the-minute health news. Articles added throughout the day, every day.

Medical Research Council

The heart of our mission is to improve human health through world-class medical research. To achieve this, we support research across the biomedical spectrum, from fundamental lab-based science to clinical trials, and in all major disease areas.

MedPage Today

MedPage Today is the only medical news service for physicians that links consumer medical news and the professional medical analysis needed by clinicians. Through our daily coverage of breaking medical stories and topics widely reported in the consumer media, we provide clinicians with the real-time information they need to address their patients' questions and to find out how new developments might impact their clinical practice.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

The MMWR weekly contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries. Also included are reports on topics of international interest and notices of events of interest to the public health community.


The world's best science and medicine on your desktop.

News Medical

News-Medical.Net aims to segment, profile and distribute medical news to the widest possible audience of potential beneficiaries worldwide and to provide a forum for ideas, debate and learning, and to facilitate interaction between all parts of the medical health sciences community worldwide.


NIH is the nation''s medical research agency - making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Physician's Briefing

Physician's Briefing provides timely and concise summaries from peer-reviewed medical journals. The news service sends updates twice daily, providing a minimum of 15 articles a day across 27 different medical specialties. Our editors review more than 75 top medical journals monthly and more than 150 journals quarterly.

Physician's Weekly

Weekly medical updates for physicians.


ScienceDaily is one of the Internet's leading online magazines and Web portals devoted to science, technology, and medicine. The free, advertising-supported service brings you breaking news about the latest discoveries and hottest research projects in everything from astrophysics to zoology.


We take you inside the science labs and hospitals, biotech boardrooms and political backrooms. We dissect crucial discoveries. We examine controversies and puncture hype. We hold individuals and institutions accountable. We introduce you to the power brokers and personalities who are driving a revolution in human health. These are the stories that matter to us all.


The latest medical news and expert perspectives...

The WorldNews (WN) Network delivers latest and breaking world news around the world...


American Medical News is a weekly newspaper for physicians, published by the American Medical Association. No other single publication covers the same spectrum of medical news. It has a large national circulation that cuts across geographic regions, practice settings and medical specialties.

Audio Medica

The leading medical audio service worldwide collects breaking news in clinical science and medicine for doctors and medical professionals. Audio Medica produces medical audio journals for specialist doctors, on audio CDs, and through podcast internet downloads, carrying over-the-microphone interviews with leading specialists presenting new findings from clinical trials at the top conferences all over the world.


Bio-Medicine is one of the Internet's leading online organizations and Web portals devoted to biology and medicine. The free, advertising-supported service brings you breaking news about the latest discoveries and hottest research projects in everything about biology and medicine.

Biology News Net

Biology news articles & current events, updated daily.

Website features today's news, webcasts and today's cases.

The main service provided by eHealthNews.EU portal is the dissemination of the European eHealth related news articles.


EurekAlert! is an online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society. EurekAlert! provides a central place through which universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, corporations and other organizations engaged in research can bring their news to the media.

The latest news, media resources and information from NHGRI.

Healthcare IT News

The news source for healthcare information technology.


HealthLeaders Media is a leading multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals.


Reuters Health (RH) is the world's leading provider of medical and healthcare news. Reuters Health news services are internationally recognized as unbiased, authoritative, timely and dependable, with the reputation for quality that one expects from a Reuters company.


Science News has been published since 1922. This award-winning biweekly news magazine covers important and emerging research in all fields of science.

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