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Polhemus (Colchester, VT) has unveiled its new motion tracking Micro Sensor 1.8 device that, as the name implies, is 1.8 mm in diameter – thin enough for use in minimally invasive vascular surgery. It monitors its movement in 3D using electromagnetic… Read more →
It might not sound terribly appealing, but the best way to heal skin wounds could be to apply some fish skin protein. That, at least, is the claim of a group of researchers in China who were able to speed up… Read more →
Scientists are interested in using gels to deliver drugs because they can be molded into specific shapes and designed to release their payload over a specified time period. However, current versions aren’t always practical because must be implanted surgically.
To… Read more →
Every person who uses insulin to manage diabetes wants what they don’t have — a replacement for their malfunctioning pancreas. And though the technology isn’t yet to the point of creating an artificial pancreas, it’s getting a lot closer. Just… Read more →
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The ageing of society needs new, more cost-effective solutions to improve the life quality of patients and cut the burden that is placed on the social welfare system. In modern western societies the fitting of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators… Read more →