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Pioneering work using touchless technology for vascular surgery is now being extended to neurosurgery.
Dr Mark Rouncefield and Dr. Gerardo Gonzalez from the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University were part of a collaborative team from Microsoft Research,… Read more →
3D printing has proved very useful in the health and medical sectors. The technology has been used to produce custom insoles, a mouthpiece for sleep apnea sufferers and even a replacement skull. Now, BMW has produced custom thumb orthoses for… Read more →
Traditional bariatric surgery for weight loss has benefited thousands of people, but many who are interested in it are concerned about the incisions and some of the potential side effects involved. USGI Medical out of San Clemente, CA is about… Read more →
People suffering from chronic pain in the lower legs and feet will soon have a new device available for purchase without a prescription thanks to the new regulatory clearance of the SENSUS Pain Management System. Developed by NeuroMetrix, a Waltham, Massachusetts firm,… Read more →
Located deep in the human gut, the small intestine is not easy to examine. X-rays, MRIs and ultrasound images provide snapshots but each suffers limitations. Help is on the way.
University at Buffalo researchers are developing a new imaging technique… Read more →