Tag: Implants

Innovation, Med Tech

Bioceramic implant can stimulate skull bone regeneration

October 19, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A bioceramic implant has proved to stimulate regeneration of natural skull bone, so that even large cranial defects can be repaired in a way that has not been possible before. The research, led from the University of Gothenburg, is now […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Exera medical wire and wire components: changing lives with middle ear implants

June 1, 2020


Until fairly recently, there weren’t many options for people with cochlear failure and hearing loss. But the production of medical-grade precision wire has helped change all that by allowing for minute devices including cochlear and middle ear implants and other […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Researchers develop soft robot to help implants adapt to the body

September 2, 2019


A team of researchers has developed a soft robot that could help medical implants such as pacemakers, breast implants, neural probes and drug delivery devices adapt to the body. The team involved the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway), […]

Innovation, Research

Unique method to study proteins could open new doors for medicinal research

July 3, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a unique method for studying proteins which could open new doors for medicinal research. Through capturing proteins in a nano-capsule made of glass, the researchers have been able to create a […]

Innovation, Research

Scientists develop first example of bioelectronic medicine

October 8, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves the healing of a damaged nerve. The collaborators — materials […]


World’s thinnest material may prevent implant infection

April 17, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

At just one atom thick, graphene is the thinnest material known to man. Due to its high conductibility, graphene could be used in various electronic devices such as phone screens and chargers. New research adds to the list of uses […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers take step toward using man-made nanoscale compounds to fight cancer

December 13, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Researchers in Sweden have succeeded in taking the next step toward using man-made nanoscale compounds in the fight against cancer. A recent proof-of-concept study showed that dendrimers – which were first introduced in the 1980s – may be used to […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

New Device Harnesses Heartbeats to Power Medical Implants

June 9, 2016

Via: Medgadget

A team of researchers working in China and the U.S. has developed an electric generator that attaches to the heart to power an implantable cardiac monitor. The implantable triboelectric nanogenerator (iTENG) harnesses the actual physical movement of the heart to […]


Implant Identifies Which Drugs Will Work for Patients’ Unique Cancers

April 28, 2015

Via: Medical Devices

While a variety of cancer medications are in existence and often work incredibly well, picking ones that are effective on the individual patients’ tumors is usually like pinning a tail on a donkey. Researchers at MIT have developed a device […]