Top 13 medical breakthroughs of 2011

We write about all kinds of things here at DVICE, but what's especially exciting are the new medical technologies that might actually, you know, help people. And not just help them with faster downloads or higher-res screens, but with good old-fashioned physical betterment.

While many of these breakthroughs are going to be most relevant for people who are sick, that doesn't mean a bunch of this stuff won't be good for healthy people as well. Whether it's sunburns, acne, memory, aging, the common cold, or even just feeling like crap, cures are in the works as of 2011, and you can relive all of this year's amazingness in the gallery below.

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