U.S. Military – Forefront of Medical Research

From: Danger Room

Military Medicine… With more troops surviving devastating injuries, the military is fast-tracking efforts in regenerative medicine, investigating risky measures to prevent lifelong brain damage — even employing acupuncture in an effort to manage pain and mitigate post-traumatic stress.

Some of the Pentagon’s extreme medical innovations have already debuted in the war zone. And with myriad applications outside of combat, these advances in military medicine mean that revolutionary changes for civilian care aren’t far behind.


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