Australian medical experts say the West is losing its mind

AUSTRALIA’S medical leaders are warning the West that the “West is losing control” of its medical science and will not be able to solve its problems unless it stops thinking about itself as a “first world” nation.Dr Andrew Glynn, chief executive of the World Health Organisation, made the warning as the global health body prepared …

Western Medicine is becoming more of a niche, as the tech giant continues to invest in the field

Western medicine is becoming increasingly fragmented as tech giants invest in new technologies and new ways to improve care.As a result, there is growing interest in Western medicine as a potential avenue for a more holistic approach to healthcare, says the Institute of Medicine.But, there are some hurdles in the way.While the field is undergoing …

What does a botanical remedy actually do?

article Western medicine’s reputation as the best in the world is certainly in the ascendancy, and it’s not hard to see why.But what does a remedy actually achieve?That’s a topic for another day, but it’s worth remembering that the science of botanical remedies has a long history in medicine, dating back to the 19th century.For …

What’s new in Western Medicine: What’s in a name?

The name Western Medicine comes from the Latin word for medicine, and the name of the university was inspired by the name, as well as the name for the city of Boston, which is named after Boston University.The university is named for its founder, Thomas Jefferson.Jefferson believed in medical education, and he believed in using …