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3D-Printed Implants May Save Athletes From Career-Ending Injuries In The Future

Through the use of 3D-printing technology and osteochondral tissue engineering, bioscientists were able to produce a cartilage-to-bone scaffold that can be implanted into injured body parts. This can benefit athletes and ordinary people.

Biotech April 3, 2019

US Lip Surgeries Reach Record Number In 2015

A record number of people underwent lip augmentation procedures in the United States in 2015, with a 48 percent increase since 2000. Plastic surgeons said the age of selfies may have driven this staggering increase.

Life April 20, 2016

Hip Replacement Patients Suffered From Crippling Pain Because Of Wrong Size Implants

DePuy Synthes admitted a manufacturing error that left thousands of people with crippling pain and inflammation due to having the wrong size of hip implants. Parts of the company's Pinnacle design were measured while hot, making the size slightly off when in room temperature.

Life January 26, 2016

Researchers Create Wireless Implantable Device That Can Stimulate Neurons

Stanford researchers came up with a first for optogenetics by creating a wireless implantable device with a novel power-delivery system, making a number of applications now more possible.

Life August 18, 2015

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