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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
World’s first total penis and scrotum transplant performed at Johns Hopkins
Many soldiers returning from combat bear visible scars, or even lost limbs, caused by blasts from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. Some servicemen also return with debilitating hidden injuries—the loss of all or part of their genitals. The Johns Hopkins...
April 24, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Graphene spikes on implants can kill harmful bacteria
A tiny layer of graphene flakes becomes a deadly weapon and kills bacteria, stopping infections during procedures such as implant surgery. This is the findings of new research from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, recently published in the scientific journal...
April 24, 2018
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
FDA Demands Medical Devices to up their Security!
  The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front. An FDA document released this week reveals several of the...
April 20, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Miniature Human Brains Implanted in Mice Skulls Grow for Months
The mice behaved just like others of their kind, as far as scientists could tell, and they also looked the same — except for the human mini brain that had been implanted into each rodent’s own cortex, made visible by...
April 18, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
TissueGen discusses use of drug-loaded fibres
Dr Kevin Nelson, TissueGen’s founder and CSO, will be presenting on the latest advancements in extrusion technology, which are enabling the next generation of drug delivery, at BIOMEDevice Boston, this week. Dr Nelson will discuss how the evolution of the...
April 17, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Hair-Sized Fiber-Optic Probe Measures Temperatures Deep Inside the Brain
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a tiny fiber-optic probe that can measure temperatures deep inside the body, while imaging structures in the region of interest. The probe, which has a similar thickness to a human hair, could...
April 16, 2018
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Costa Rica Seeing Rapid Growth in Medical Device Sector
Advant Medical a global leader in Medical Device contract services and manufacturing solutions, recently announced a significant investment for its expansion into Costa Rica. The Costa Rican expansion saw the opening of a 13,000 square foot facility with a 2,200...
April 6, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
AirAlle Medical Device for Head Lice
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lynn Smith spent most of her career marketing advances in medical technology as a sales and business development executive for biotech companies. When the Smith family was confronted with head lice for...
April 4, 2018
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Medical Devices Sector Showing Signs of Recovery
MIXiii-BIOMED 2018 Conference chair Ruti Alon: The pendulum has to move back to medical devices, after a decade in which the sector was starved of financing. For almost a decade, companies in the medical devices sector have lacked financing. Is...
April 3, 2018
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