Scientific American Frontiers

Season 6 Episode 5

21st Century Medicine

Aired Unknown Apr 03, 1996 on PBS
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21st Century Medicine
21st Century Medicine, which originally aired on April 3, 1996, is a PBS documentary hosted by Alan Alda. The documentary discusses how physicians are able to use new technology to conduct better medical research and how this enhances physicians abilities to treat patients. Specific technological advances that are discussed include telecommuting, virtual reality and revolutionary gene therapies.moreless

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