Medical technology now focuses on innovative products, such as electronic aspirin, to provide cheaper, faster, and more efficient patient care

In today's modern world, technology has not only influenced and shaped the way individuals behave and interact with one another, it has now changed the way we utilize medicine.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has transformed their design and approval process, which allows scientists to more freely implement medical devices. One device, an advanced scanner that acutely analyzes skin, will help doctors better determine the presence of cancer and requirement for biopsy. No more unnecessary scars. (Scanner shown on the right)

In addition, patients who experience frequent migraines now have the ability to stop the pain almost instantly. This so called "electronic aspirin" is placed in the brain and, when activated with a remote, prohibits signals in the brain that cause a headache. 

People suffering from diabetes will no longer have to undergo unnecessary finger pricking to determine their glucose levels.
Soon, patients will be able to have patches that measure their blood glucose level through the skin. 

These technologies--available in the upcoming years-- will decrease the cost of medical care while providing better healthcare. 

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