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Tech Innovations Make Heart Valve Replacements Simpler

Although our hearts naturally weaken as we age, there are numerous health disorders and ailments which can lend themselves to an under-performing heart. Numerous too are the many medical treatments and procedures which people can choose to undergo in order to boost their heart performance. However, ...

DragonFlex 3D Printed Medical Instrument

Today, 3D printers are used by many manufacturers in their product development stage. However, the actual product is not produced on the 3D printer. But, many industries and tool manufactures that have had to remake a tool or change the design are starting to see the benefits of 3D printers. Many c ...

3D Printed Cleaning Power for Your Teeth

Have you ever wished there was a way to clean and floss your teeth perfectly, every time, in seconds (six seconds, to be precise)? Well, thanks to 3D printing technology teamed with some clever dentistry know-how, now there is. The new wonder teeth cleaning system is called Blizzident and is now av ...

The Impact of New Technology on Personal Fitness

Most of us are concerned with staying as fit and healthy as we can, and losing weight and keeping it off is often an ongoing, lifelong battle for some. The good news these days is that we no longer need to fight the battle of the bulge with all the old-school methods: we now also have quite an arra ...

3D Printed Bionic Arm Changes Madelyn Rebsamen's Life

Life for 7-year-old Madelyn Rebsamen from Lynchburg, Virginia changed over the Thanksgiving holiday. Madelyn received a special gift of a bionic, custom-made 3D printed arm. She was born missing a large portion of her left arm. The new 3D printed bionic arm will now allow her to play on the monkey ...

3D Printed Skin Grafts Revolutionise Burn Treatment

Burn injuries can be devastating. In the case of armed forces personnel, burns account for 30% of the injuries sustained by soldiers in the battlefield. At the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine located at Wake Forest University’s Military Research Centre, scientists are working ... ...

Whats new: Biomedical

3D Printing Can Build New Human Bones

It seems as if 3D printing really is one of the wonders of our time, especially taking into account the miracles it can work in the medical field. One of the latest applications of this technology is for regrowing damaged bones. This technique involves the 3D printing of a tissue using li ... ...

Spirosense Ready to Fight Respiratory Illness

A group of undergraduate students at the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering has fabricated a magical device to help people suffering from respiratory illnesses. The new device has been named SpiroSense.SpiroSense is a low-priced spirometer designed to monitor an individual’s b ... ...

Tech Innovations Make Heart Valve Replacements Simpler

Although our hearts naturally weaken as we age, there are numerous health disorders and ailments which can lend themselves to an under-performing heart. Numerous too are the many medical treatments and procedures which people can choose to undergo in order to boost their heart performance. However, ...

A Revolutionary New Medical Research Device: The Biochip

A miraculous new medical invention, which replicates human organs on microchips, has just won a major design award. Dubbed “Organs-on-a-chip”, they look just like small, clear blocks of plastic, around the size of a USB, but these amazing devices could well see the end of animal testing ... ...

An Artificial Leg That "Feels"

Let's take a look at Austria this week, where amazing advances in prosthesis technology are currently underway. The country's Linz University has recently succeeded at creating the world's first ever “feeling” artificial leg, capable of replicating a number of sensation ... ...

The Impact of New Technology on Personal Fitness

Most of us are concerned with staying as fit and healthy as we can, and losing weight and keeping it off is often an ongoing, lifelong battle for some. The good news these days is that we no longer need to fight the battle of the bulge with all the old-school methods: we now also have quite an arra ...

L'Oreal: Is 3D Printing Skin Cells Worth it?

Beauty product giant L’Oreal already grows millions of samples of human skin every year in its laboratories in Lyon, France.  However, such is the demand for their products and the consequent requirement for testing, the company needs more samples for its many research and development pr ... ...