National Geographic Future of Medicine
National Geographic’s special edition, single-topic issue “The Future of Medicine” takes an in-depth look at cutting-edge technologies that are changing medicine as we know it. Scientists are developing precision-medicine practices that will tailor prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to an individual’s biochemical makeup. The most high- definition look at an entire human body is being developed as a digital virtual cadaver that will change medical education and research. Meanwhile, a new generation embraces ancient Chinese remedies and the United States posts one of the developed world’s highest rates of pregnancy-related deaths.