16 August 2018
Researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have created a self-fitting scaffold that can be implanted into bone defects to stimulate bone regeneration.
10 August 2018
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.
9 August 2018
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.
8 August 2018
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.
3 August 2018
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...
1 August 2018
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...
18 July 2018
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the US have created a magnetic wire to capture free-floating tumour cells in the blood patients.
9 July 2018
A new study led by Oregon State University has demonstrated the use of nanofibre wound dressings embedded with the bioactive form of vitamin D to treat surgical site infections (SSIs).
6 July 2018
Tufts University in the US has led a team of engineers in developing a prototype bandage that can actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds and deliver appropriate drug treatments...
5 July 2018
A new University of Copenhagen study has found that surgical implants, such as screws inserted into the body, provide a habitat for bacteria and fungi to grow, contrary to the...