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30 July 2010

The future of medical breakthroughs

Six leading researchers talk about their hopes for future advances.

Six leading researchers talk about their hopes for future advances.
By HELEN SANDSTORM and HELEN SIGNY for Reader's Digest magazine

The medical discovery you wish you had thought of? Cochlear implants. I’m a beneficiary – I have two bionic ears.Our greatest medical achievementby 2060? Stem cell therapy holds theanswer to type 1 diabetes, spinal injuries,Parkinson’s disease and many otherconditions, such as deafness and blindness.

 
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