Demystifying CRISPR

  Medicine is undoubtedly among one of the most lauded fields in the world– there are few who would dispute importance of medical innovation. However, the field is not without controversy, with many new treatments scrutinized for potential ethical or...

/ April 14, 2017

Revolutionizing Medicine in the 21st Century

Medicine has always had a close relationship to the humanities. Hippocrates, for example, is one well-known figure of medicine who delineated that medicine is a humanist field. During a time when ancient medicine was usually unaided by scientifically proven treatments,...

/ April 12, 2017

Literature and the Mind

The connection between literature, the mind, and medicine is examined in a series of studies that demonstrate the therapeutic effects of reading. By studying how different brain areas respond to literature, researchers utilize innovative approaches to treating neurological conditions. Curling...

/ April 10, 2017

America First, Science Last

On March 16th, President Donald Trump revealed “America First,” the blueprint of his first official budget. This name certainly has validation, as the budget proposal focuses solely on placing American homeland protection first. While the funding of the departments of...

/ March 22, 2017

Welcome!

We welcome you to Hippocrates Med Review! We hope to provide a world-class forum that showcases a holistic view of medicine as told by the brightest minds in the medical field. Despite medicine’s impact in our lives and the world,...

/ January 21, 2017

A Day in the Life of Poverty

My kids. My husband. What would they do without me. I woke up in cold sweat, writhing in pain. My stomach was on fire and every few minutes, I had to go to the restroom. It was 4 in the...

/ January 10, 2017