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-- we count down to a new year.
What can we expect in new medical breakthroughs.
Like for instance growing customer organs doctor Marc Siegel from our Fox News -- -- team is here to break this all down -- -- to see you good morning guys and I.
All right so there are some really interest in innovations in the medical field and I guess maybe at the top of the list is the rise of the medical -- The application.
-- this is for you I hope there's going to be 500 million Smartphone users were using medical apps by 2015.
And the problem is who's gonna be using them doctors or patients because you can't fit a doctor inside this that I got an idea.
On the other hand you know who that it's reached a point where I can put a cat -- and I can download a cat scan on this and ultrasound and MRI.
I can bring home my work and put it on my iPhone.
-- a -- in my patient can also now monitor their blood sugar they can check their blood pressure I can put an EKG right into the Smartphone.
But the problem might be that a patient might have more information than they know what to do with right -- it's great for self diagnosing it I don't want.
I don't want self diagnosing so as long as the doctors in the loop it's really great because I could see a situation.
We're patient would check their sugar.
Email it to me and I would say come on it.
And a lot of people suffer from asthma and now you talk about how in the coming year we might see an asthma sensor.
This is from the University of Pittsburgh as a practicing internist -- is really important to me cause a lot of times patients don't know they have an asthma attack until they're ready to go to the emergency room.
But literally you can test your breath and find a chemical called electric oxide using something called the nano -- Which is 1100 thousand's the size of -- human hair totally invisible but this technology can sense the -- local and say you're about to have an asthma attack.
Call your doctor get seen right away.
Are another new -- test -- cancer spit test how does this for.
You still has been going on about this for awhile now and what it's basically on something called pro -- -- where they analyze the proteins Allison in the spit.
And they -- able to tell you with a pretty good certainty eighty to 90% that you might have oral cancer you might have pancreatic cancer.
This is going to be the Star Trek wave of the future and a couple years we're not gonna have to have these invasive tests when the spit on a slide in the gonna say you better get a test.
It much like had a dog that we go through hospital wing that we saw a couple of years ago and could actually detect who had cancer.
Well this is putting even more scientific -- and -- -- -- -- and that's that's actually true that that that -- could really -- -- -- -- this is -- this is putting -- -- that -- -- I think nerve regeneration a lot of people who suffer from nerves nerve damage now there's a chance for them to actually -- He's nervous Clinton again for you this is nano technology again they use -- nano -- all know this is this is all 2012 is all about claiming Barnard survivors.
Did -- they chicken nano gel.
And they take it it -- doing -- doing this -- such a northwestern Chicago and they take it and they literally are rebuilding spinal cords out and they inject stem cells adult stem -- so they rebuild the structure what's called the scaffold like the building you -- the outside of the building.
Then you inject the stem cells in the next thing you know person can walk again their only about three or four years away from the.
And grow up costume -- again for Clinton.
Well okay so that's a little bit less exciting I want I don't wanna know that are on and I'll answer it's an accident waiting on some sort of -- -- -- this is already a 1101000.
People -- waiting on this -- right now for organs Harvard is doing a study whether literally taking the organ.
Washing out the offending agents -- like washing it and washing machine.
Generating get rid of the -- -- that would cause rejection wow and re injecting it with your own stem cells -- so you can receive an organ that you would have rejected previous.
Oh my gosh it is a brave new world the medical breakthrough we are there Alison.
How remarkable a school that's great stuff to look forward to doctor Marc Siegel I'm gonna -- you filled in on the -- and keep texting.
And by the way he's going to be weak and working over the New Year's Eve weekend he's going to be a house call this Sunday on foxnews.com.
Thanks after the -- how do you -- you -- interagency effort.
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