30 Jul '16, 1pm

by @EDNcom

by @EDNcom

I'm not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV. Nevertheless, it's fun to think how far medicine has come in EDN’s first 60 years , and imagine what the coming 60 years might hold for medical technology. We all know it's nigh impossible to predict medical breakthroughs six years ahead, let alone 60, so at least I’ll restrict my prognostications to the electronics realm, leaving speculations about DNA, genomic medicine, gene drives , CRISPR , stem cells, and everything else that will come, to others. There's more than enough egg left for my face. Here's a collection of medical advances we might see in coming decades, roughly ordered from most likely to most speculative. We'd love to hear your ideas too. Non-invasive blood-glucose monitoring EDN published a very popular article almost three years ago describing an optical blood-glucose monitor. Surely, commercial availability of ...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/design/medical/4442412/What-does-the-f...

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