A Swallowable Pill Takes Pictures Of Your Insides

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Medical technology has come a long way. By swallowing the PillCam, doctors are able to make up an incredible and accurate map of your digestive system. The swallowable pill takes eight hours to go through your body, and takes two photos per second to total 50,000 altogether. The purpose of the device is to analyze and diagnoses what may be wrong with you, if anything.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Here's how the PillCam works: 00:26

  2. A look inside the digestive system: 00:49

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