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Years from now, a typical doctor visit might not include dull magazines, pharmacy lines, and saying "Ahh." Instead, a chip implanted in the body will function as a constant on-board doctor, detecting diseases early and delivering drugs straight into the bloodstream. Sound like an Orwellian/Asimov hybrid to be seen in an episode of a Jetsonic future space-age cartoon? Think again. Biosensors could make this scenario a reality before your toddler goes to college.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-05-05 15:08:40
Description Years from now, a typical doctor visit might not include dull magazines, pharmacy lines, and saying "Ahh." Instead, a chip implanted in the body will function as a constant on-board doctor, detecting diseases early and delivering drugs straight into the bloodstream. Sound like an Orwellian/Asimov hybrid to be seen in an episode of a Jetsonic future space-age cartoon? Think again. Biosensors could make this scenario a reality before your toddler goes to college.
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Source PC Magazine
Keyword Medical health, Biosensors, Chip implants, Disease detection
Date Of Record Creation 2009-05-05 15:04:37
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Date Last Modified 2009-11-18 16:02:50
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-05-05 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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