Super Sensitive Electronic Skin for Prosthetic Devices

admin/ iulie 19, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Artificial skin with the ability to feel is a major research goal for engineers working on improving prosthetic technology. Researchers in the past have created materials with sensors spread over a few square inches, but these have typically had a number of limitations. One thing that causes many such electronic skins to be impractical is the complex wiring that is required to

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New Device to Improve Surgical Illumination

admin/ iulie 13, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a new wireless device that allows for direct illumination during surgeries. This is an exciting development that can improve surgical illumination, make many existing procedures easier to perform, and potentially reduce complication rates. Regardless of how skilled a physician is, there are some risks associated with surgery. One of the factors that increases

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GLOBAL biomedica Launches New Titanium Spinal Cages with inner structure – BMD Titanium implants, produced using 3D printing technology ( DLMS )

admin/ iulie 10, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Global Biomedica is launching the new range of titanium cages produced using 3D printing technology. These cages have been developed to provide the fastest fusion There is a wide range of products for ACIF, PLIF and TLIF fusion in many sizes. All the cages are CE marked and the company has started to expand to European markets. The latest 3D

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12 Common Hip Pain and Injuries in Athletes

admin/ iulie 3, 2019/ sănătate/ 0 comments

Athletic Hip Injuries Hip pain in athletes is a common cause of discomfort and can be a frustrating problem to treat. In the past, just about any hip pain symptom was attributed to a „muscle strain” type of injury. While this is a common cause of hip pain in athletes, we are learning more and more about other causes of

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Fighting Obesity: Symposium Brings Global Thought Leaders Together to Advance Bariatric Surgery and its Impact on Patient Outcomes

admin/ iulie 2, 2019/ sănătate/ 0 comments

By Johnson & Johnson Institute According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is one of today’s most blatantly visible – yet most neglected – public health problems. Nearly 30 percent of the world’s population – 2.1 billion people – is overweight or obese. With data increasingly demonstrating that bariatric surgery is an effective way to treat severe obesity and

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EU cross-border healthcare: better management needed to deliver on high ambitions

admin/ iulie 1, 2019/ sănătate/ 0 comments

EU patients still face challenges in benefiting from the actions envisaged by the EU directive on cross-border healthcare, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors. Only a minority of potential patients are aware of their rights to seek medical care abroad. At the same time, the auditors also found problems and delays in exchanging patient health

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Surgeons use virtual reality to fly through patients’ brains at Hoag Hospital

admin/ iulie 1, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Whether navigating a star ship through a meteor storm or lurking through the murky underbelly of a city at midnight, gamers have long used virtual reality technology to make their experiences seem … well, virtually real. Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach recently hosted a tour of its operating rooms that are using the same technology to let doctors virtually experience

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AbbVie Strikes Deal to Buy Allergan for About $63 Billion

admin/ iunie 25, 2019/ Fuziune și Achiziție/ 2 comments

Acquiring Allergan delivers a dominant position in the $8 billion-plus market for Botox and other beauty drugs. AbbVie Inc. ABBV -0.42% has reached a deal to buy Allergan AGN -0.95% PLC for about $63 billion, as the two big drugmakers bet a combination will deliver new sources of growth they have struggled to find on their own. The takeover is worth about $188 a share in cash and

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Where’s Robotic-Assisted Surgery Headed?

admin/ iunie 19, 2019/ tehnologii/ 1 comments

Innovators in surgical robotics shared their perspectives at MD&M East’s Medtech Education Hub. Will Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci system be dethroned as the industry leader? Can one robotic platform handle all surgeries? Will autonomous robots take over in surgery? These topics and more were tackled during MD&M East’s June 12 panel discussion, “Robotic Surgery – Visions of the Future.” Led

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Hot Glue Gun and Custom Biocompatible Glue for Wound Closures

admin/ iunie 14, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Soft tissue wounds and incisions are generally closed using sutures and staples, but those leave marks behind and can be very unpleasant for patients. In some cases, such as cosmetic surgery, specialty adhesives are used to fuse tissues together. However, these can be toxic and they tend to solidify into a harder form than native tissue. Researchers from Technion-Israel Institute

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