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Scientists See At-Home Biohacking as Future of Medicine

September 17, 2018 / Colorado State
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The cost and regulatory environment in which drugs are currently created lead to a number of difficulties for patients, providers, and drug manufacturers. Clearances and approvals, patents, and terms of use agreements, among other things, have forced some patients to turn to “biohacking” their own medical care. Researchers at Colorado State University have been studying the biohacking movement, specifically one related to making human insulin at home, and they believe these medical pioneers are truly foreshadowing the direction that the medical industry will be forced to take.