Archive | Healthcare-Sciences

Virtual Reality: Ethical Issues, Global Impact, and Impact on your Career

Virtual and Augmented Reality Ethical Issues: There are a few ethical issues in regard to virtual environments which need to be addressed. These are related to human behavior, motivations, and inappropriate/ uncensored content in open sourced VR worlds. There are also physical and physiological health concerns in regard to the virtual reality experience. As the […]

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Healthcare-Sciences Cohesive Research Findings

After researching the various technologies disrupting the healthcare and science industry, a video has been made to compile all of the findings of the healthcare-sciences team. The technologies discussed in the final presentation video are IBM Watson, 3D printing, tissue engineering, and genetic modification. Each new piece of technology offers a different way in how people’s […]

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When IP laws hinder healthcare

In my last blog post, I discussed the development of intellectual property law within the trade industry. With TRIPS (the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) as a minimum standard for IP protection, the United States has broadened IP laws even further through a combination of bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTAs). This protection […]

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Legal Requirements for Innovation

In theory tissue engineering sounds like a great advancement for the healthcare industry, so what could possibly go wrong you may ask? Well like everything else in healthcare there is always some kind of risk that needs to be addressed.  Tissue engineering will eventually dissolve the need for organ transplants and in the process save millions […]

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