Engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a 3D-printed...
New Revenue Record for maxon motor
The maxon motor group achieved a new revenue record in 2017. The company has increased its revenues to CHF459m with growth in all markets and expansion of production capacity at all sites.
Design the Future
Ask founder and president of Erdmann Design Raimund Erdmann what innovation means and you may be surprised by his response. He suggests that creating new devices that make a big difference to patients isn't about harnessing the very latest technology, but it is about obsessing over the experience of users and having a true 'start-up' mentality.
3D-printed device could help treat spinal cord injuries
Engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a 3D-printed device that could help patients with long-term spinal cord injuries regain some function.
Nanoparticle based imaging helps detect deep-tissue diseases
Researchers at Macquarie University in Australia have created a new form of nanoparticle and an associated imaging method to identify various disease biomarkers present in deep-tissue.
Russian researchers create polymer materials to repair organ damage
Researchers from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in Russia have developed medical polymeric materials that can repair damaged human organs and tissue.
Cross-linked polyethylene hip implants lower rate of repeat surgery
A long-term follow-up study conducted in Australia has confirmed that hip implants which contain crossed-linked polyethylene (XLPE) substantially lower the risk of a patient requiring revision surgery after a total hip replacement.
A Flat Motor for High Torque
maxon motor's new brushless EC 90 flat motor features optimum torque in a compact design. This, and all other drives in this series of motors, is now also available with cables.
Surgical mesh implants may cause autoimmune disorders
A rheumatologist from the University of Alberta in Canada has found that high reports of autoimmune disorder symptoms in patients could be due to surgical mesh implants, often used for hernia or gynaecological repair.
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