Modern inventions in the field of medicine

If you are interested in the modern inventions in the field of medicine, it will be interesting for you to find out that scientists developed a unique machine able to remove viruses from patient's blood. Considering that 14,000 people get HIV-infected every day, the machine is a true breakthrough that will allow to keep more and more people alive longer.

The machine, called the hemopurifier, was developed by infectious disease experts. Its work reminds the work of a dialysis machine. It uses thin fibers to capture and remove viruses from the blood. The machine can be used for treating a number of illnesses. It needs the drawing of blood through an artery, sent through a special tube into the machine, and then back into the patient's body.

Technology (14 Jun, 2011)
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