HEALTH 11th October 2017

NANOROBOTS:
Saving your life in an instant

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IMAGINE IF YOU BROKE YOUR LEG, BUT A QUICK INJECTION FIXED IT.

That reality is closer than you may think. Hip replacement surgeries and traditional drug therapies could become a thing of the past. We are on the cusp of medicine’s most significant breakthrough – curing disease with robots.  

A few weeks ago, I discussed a world where illness could be detected before symptoms even arose (see here).  To front run this, researchers are developing technology to treat existing conditions by targeting damaged cells in the body.

According to scientists, working at a molecular level is the key to eradicating our most chronic conditions. And that’s where nanorobots come in: microscopic particles delivered by injection, with the potential to change human performance and how we live our lives, forever.

Nanorobots are one million times smaller than an ant but promise big things. Made with substances organic to the body’s own biology (no CP30’s here), nanorobots could be a reality within a few years.

Applications

Cancer

In treating cancer, nanorobots have a huge upside compared to traditional chemotherapy. Unlike the latter, nanorobots won’t douse the body in poison, wiping out healthy cells in the process. Instead, using built-in sensors, nanorobots will arrive at the precise location and kill off only the cancerous cells.

Surgery

Nanorobots would act as semi-autonomous on-site surgeons, directed by a human surgeon. This would transform how we treat musculoskeletal injuries, for instance. A robot could swiftly clear up and repair damaged joint and muscle tissue, reengineering cells back to their original condition, wiping out months if not years of rehabilitation.

Virus detection, cell repair and health watch

Using ultrasound signals, nanorobots would receive instructions to search for pathogens in our bodies and correct defective cells. They could also be programmed to run around your body, checking up on arteries, preventing illness and keeping you healthy in general.

Nanorobots are the future, illness will be a thing of the past. So what’s next? Immortality?

Watch this space.

As always, pushing for health.

Photo Credit: ELPROCUS