Medical Advances

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• chemotherapy drugs for cancer

• high blood pressure medication

• heart bypass surgery

• kidney, heart, liver and corneal transplants

• vaccines for polio, measles, rubella, smalli diphtheria and tetanus

• insulin drugs and pumps for diabetics

• blood transfusions

• intravenous feeding

• heart pacemakers

• drugs such as penicillin and other antibiotics; drugs for the heart, arthritis, pain

• cyclosporine and other anti-rejection drugs for organ transplants

• modern cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

• monoclonal antibodies and other immunotherapies

• non-addictive pain killers

• artificial joint replacements

• kidney dialysis