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Assistive medical technologies; genetic engineering; highly specific drugs; molecular diagnostics and therapy tools with individualised approach at the cellular level are only some of the trends and promises of future health care.
- DNA editing of viable embryos has been efficiently accomplished using the CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technique, targeting a gene associated with a significant human disease. | Related Megatrends: Technology
- Some of the new technology trends impacting the future of medicine include: individual approach to human neurophysiology; RNA aptamers, microchips under the skin and pocket biosensors.
- Telomeres length monitoring and reestablishing could lead to solutions for a longer and healthier life.
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