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Copy of Medical Future

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Catherine Schurtz

on 1 June 2015

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Transcript of Copy of Medical Future

Stem Cell
Stem Cell definition: a simple cell in the body that is able to develop into anyone of various kinds of cells (such as blood cells and skin cells, muscle and brain cells.)
Cloning an organ may not be the most beneficial to humans because the organs will only survive for a certain time but if we were to store stem cells instead then they could stored for a longer time and use them for a sick part of the body when needed.
The artificial body parts that would be added to your own body in order to use it as a limb. Breast implants included
Limbs including hearing aids
New Diseases
E. Coli
Lymes Disease
Small Pox
West Nile
Healthcare Costs
As internet gets smarter, the more of a necessity online health care becomes.
Data is more easily accessible for the doctors. And more information is provided to the doctor.
Robots will be able to complete healthcare tasks on their own.
Healthcare costs have gone up 6% since 2002.
$240,000 is the average cost of healthcare currently.
If is keeps going up the harder it's going to be for the retired to pay their bills
70% of the retired, over the age of 65, will need long term healthcare
9 out of 10 people say that they could pay for future health care costs
$4,083 is the average healthcare per year but most of the costs will come later in life when they retire.
Ray Kurzweil predicts that immortality will be possible within as little as 20-30 years.
There are three steps to keep your body in good shape for immortality
Maintain a healthy lifestyle
Keep your body in it's best shape to prevent aging without the use of medicines
This will help with the repair of cells and keeping your body in pristine condition
Nanotechnology and Artificial Intelligence

Medical Technology
data storage: holographic images will be displayed in the cloud leaving us with no need for smart phones or tablets
New Diseases
Virtual Reality Addiction
Dissociative Reality Disorder
Personality Identity Dysphoria
Post-Cryonic Societal Integration Disorder
Cybernetic Septicemia
Nonotoxicological Shock
Superintelligence- induced Psychosis
Endemic Life-Extension Induced Ennui
Nanotech Poisoning
Medical Future
The DNA is exactally the same in two or more copies of a living organism
Identical twins are an example of what cloning can look like.
Reproductive cloning is very inefficient way of creating clones The embryos cannot completely develop into healthy animals
Artificial embryo twinning: Mimicks the natural process of identical twins
Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT): a lab technique for creating an ovum with a donor nucleus.
Somatic Cell: any cell of a living organism other than the reproduction cells
Cloning whole humans is not beneficial but cloning individual organs is
Today, there are cloned animal which is beneficial because it increases production of supplies.
By 2038 the average nursing home per year will cost $224,000
Future Diseases
Reemerging diseases
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