The technology could lead to personal medicine dispensers that can be operated from one's own home.
Researchers at Glasgow University used a type of 3D printer to create the drug molecules, in the future such technology could make it possible to diagnose and produce a cure for illnesses on demand. "We could use 3D printers to revolutionise access to health care in the developing world, allowing diagnosis and treatment to happen in a much more efficient and economical way than is possible now," said Professor Lee Cronin who headed the research team.
"Researchers at Glasgow University have developed a new process which they say can "print" drugs."
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