There are more than seven billion people in the world, and life expectancy keeps growing thanks to the unbelievable advancements in modern medicine. However, the human body can’t outlive its expiration date, and organs often fail and require viable replacements. But because there never seem to be enough donors around, doctors are looking at various ways to create artificial organs that are either built out of human flesh or mechanical parts, and that could replace some of our internal components.
Body sensors, Uber care and prescription apps: How medical technology is going to make 100 the new 60
Medical technology pioneers believe that 100 years of age will become the new 60 as scientific breakthroughs, software and gadgets extend and improve our lives quickly. This may seem implausible, but med tech iterates as […]
Healthcare is one of the industries to most dramatically see changes occur due to the use of 3D printing technology. In fact, market research firm Gartner suggests that it is the medical sector that is […]
A village in Haiti needs to provide umbilical cord clamps for pregnant mothers, but cannot afford a 10,000-unit minimum purchase order. An orthopedic surgeon, sick of long, arduous ACL repair procedures identifies the need for […]