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Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has won a first-of-its-kind FDA approval for its 3-D printed facial implant.Every human face is unique. So why shouldn’t facial implants be as well? It’s a question South Windsor, CN-based OEM Oxford Performance Materials (OPM)… Read more →
MIT chemical engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks. When applied to bone injuries or defects, this coated scaffold induces the body to rapidly form new… Read more →
High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is quickly gaining momentum as an upcoming tool for incision-free noninvasive surgery. The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids, Toronto, Canada) and Sunnybrook Hospital (Toronto, Canada) have treated the first pediatric patient in North America for a bone tumor using… Read more →
Taking a wheelchair outside means having to stay on sidewalks and worrying about any obstacles on the way. This is the reality for many that don’t have control of their legs and so the great outdoors are largely closed to… Read more →
Philips and Accenture have partnered with Emotiv on a proof of concept that uses brainwaves to control patient environments.Philips Healthcare has partnered with Accenture and brain-computer interface manufacturer Emotiv on a proof of concept that uses wearable technology to… Read more →