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Design student builds a simple solution that can shift bedridden patients with ease

2020 is off to a running start and we seem to be barrelling towards a revolutionary period for health and disease control technology. Gene-editing tools to treat advanced cancer, DNA testing for grocery shopping recommendations, and virtual reality for pain management are a few among the disruptive innovations that we’re witnessing. Even though science and technology in the medical space seem to be advancing at a speed that few can keep up with, there remain a few unaddressed urgent issues. Asish Mohandas, a product design student of IIT-Kanpur, decided to tackle one of these issues. 

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