Digital Models Of Our Organs Could Be The Health Record Of The Future

technology

The Living Heart Project explores 3D models' potential to combat and prevent heart disease.

Lara Piras
  • 22 may 2014

 

Recent research from the World Health Organization revealed that 17.3 million people died from cardiovascular diseases worldwide in 2008, representing 30 percent of all global deaths. The American Heart Association report, Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States, believes the total direct medical costs of cardiovascular disease will reach $818.1 billion over the next three decades.

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