The first-ever herbal medicine and herbal medicine-related chest is a masterpiece.
Built with high-tech manufacturing techniques and a $2.5 billion investment, the CSA-designed, fully automated, and modular Chest is the work of a small team of researchers, engineers, and designers.
The result is a unique system that makes it possible for people to take herbal medicines at home, with no prescription needed, and get results.
“This is the first time in the history of medicine that we have been able to create a system that allows people to use herbal medicine safely and effectively without having to go to a hospital or doctor,” says Keren Karpowitz, a postdoctoral researcher at MIT.
The first prototype is a prototype.
The rest of the prototypes will be made and tested before the actual device goes into production.
The Chest has two main components.
The front of the chest contains a biodegradable, disposable tube that fits in a pocket and can be easily inserted into a person’s arm.
The tube contains a powder that the patient swallows.
The Powder is then injected into the user’s arm and the powder travels into the skin and into the bloodstream.
The patient then swallows the powder and then receives a dose of their medicine.
The chest can also be used to provide medication to people with chronic or acute conditions.
In this way, the system can serve as a safe place for patients to take their medications safely.
The second component is a system for dispensing and storing medicines.
The body’s immune system responds to chemicals in the body.
For instance, the body can recognize substances such as insulin, antibodies, or even medications from the body’s own history, and it can stop the body from rejecting them.
The system then creates a buffer between the body and the medicine, allowing the body to handle the medicine and continue its normal life.
The final component is the chest’s electronic system that connects to the body through a small USB port.
The device’s electronic components are all connected to the internet and the user interface is designed to be easy to use, which means it can be connected to any device without requiring a special device.
When the Chest is completed, it will be able to deliver medicine to patients in nearly 90 countries.
While the Chest will provide safe and effective medical treatment, the real promise of the system lies in its potential for the delivery of more therapeutic products.
It is currently only in the prototyping phase and no one has yet been able, or willing, to make a product of its kind.
“There is a huge opportunity in developing an inexpensive, portable, and easily-accessible device to deliver personalized, affordable, and accessible medicine,” says Dr. Karpowksi.
“The technology that is currently in development is still in its early stages, but I think it will eventually become the next great medicine chest.”
This article has been republished with permission from The Verge.