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Orthopedics: personalized prosthetics from the 3D printer
With the growth of 3D printing, it's entirely possible to 3D print your own prosthetic from models found in open-source databases. But those models lack personalized electronic user interfaces like those found in costly, state-of-the-art prosthetics.
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Implants: From foam to bone
Researchers from the University of British Columbia and McMaster University have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy, foamlike substance that can be injected into the body and provide scaffolding for the growth of new bone.
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A prosthetic that restores the sense
Researchers have developed a next-generation bionic hand that allows amputees to regain their proprioception. The results of the study, which have been published in Science Robotics, are the culmination of ten years of robotics research.
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Hip implants: coating prevents aseptic inflammation, loosening
A consortium of eleven research and industrial partners led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT has now joined forces to develop a new generation of endoprosthesis for the treatment of aseptic loosening disease.
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The healing effect of radon
Natural thermal water that contains radon has been used for over 100 years to treat chronic degenerative, inflammatory and musculoskeletal conditions. Most patients experience a significant reduction in pain after treatment with radon, but the molecular mechanisms behind the treatment are largely unexplored.
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News from the exhibitors of MEDICA and COMPAMED

How safe are your bariatric patients in an emergency? Benmor Medical announce exclusive partnership
Benmor Medical are delighted to announce an exciting exclusive partnership with Tetcon – Textile Technical Concepts, bringing their innovative bariatric emergency evacuation equipment to the UK market...
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