10 Amazing and unbelievable medical breakthroughs made by teenagers


At a time when the young fraternity is looking for bright career choices, there are youth who have made special medical breakthroughs. These have made fighting many life threatening conditions fairly easy too. Take a look at these teenagers who inspire us all.

10 Ethan Manuell

Ethan Manuell had been wearing a hearing aid since the age of four. He participated in a science fair in his school and demonstrated the effect of air on zinc batteries in the hearing aid. He demonstrated that if battery was exposed to air before being put in use, it did last longer. His project was judged the winner in the fair and is considered one of the medical breakthroughs that can help save $70 a year spent on new zinc batteries.

Ethan Manuell

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9 Tony Hansberry

Tony Hansberry developed the procedure to suture patients after an operation through a safer and faster method. This is another of the medical breakthroughs that gave Tony an opportunity to do an internship at Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville in Florida. The procedure became so popular that it is now known as Hansberry stitch.

Tony Hansberry

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8 Suman Mulumudi

A fifteen year old inventor of Steth IO, Suman Mulumudi is credited with a medical breakthrough that is likely to make a doctor’s life easier. The Steth IO is an application for smart phone that is likely to make an ordinary stethoscope better.

It will display visual graph of heartbeat on the screen making a doctor’s work easier and more perfect.


Suman Mulumudi

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