Today, Gold is also used in medicating because it can be used as a drug to cure some medical conditions. Sometimes, Rheumatoid Arthritis can now heal through injecting a tender sodium aurothiomalate or aurothioglucose. Implanting tissues to function as a radiation source in treating a certain cancer, particles of a radioactive gold isotope is needed.
A condition which is known to be called Lagophthalmos is now treated by the used of small amount of gold. It is a condition wherein person having it, is not capable of closing their eyes completely. Through implanting small amount of Gold in the person eyelid can be the remedy of this condition. Because of the mass of the implanted gold in the person eyelid, its force of gravity helps so that the eyelid will be close wholly.
In diagnosing people disease, radioactive Gold is now being used. It is by injecting it in a colloidal solution that can be traced as a beta emitter as it passes throughout the whole body.
The device used nowadays like surgical instruments, life-support devices and electronic equipment is now being invented with the use of small amount of gold. This metal is highly trusted and nonreactive in electronic equipment and life support devices.