Could you re-grow your own bones? Clinical trial is beginning

Could you re-grow your own bones? Clinical trial is beginning

Could you grow your own bones? A pioneering stem cell treatment could avoid thousands of hip replacements - by helping patients 'regrow' damaged bone.

4-Year-Old Australian Boy Receives World’s First Version of an Artificial Pancreas

4-Year-Old Australian Boy Receives World’s First Version of an Artificial Pancreas

Clinical trials show that a smartphone-linked artificial pancreas could help free patients with type 1 diabetes from needing regulate their bloo

New 'cyborg' spinal implant attaches directly to the spine and could help paralysed to walk again

New 'cyborg' spinal implant attaches directly to the spine and could help paralysed to walk again

Doctors dream of helping the paralzyed walk through implants that stimulate their spinal cords, but current technology makes that impossible; these stiff, unn.

Body's bacteria may keep our brains healthy and the blood-brain barrier intact

Body's bacteria may keep our brains healthy and the blood-brain barrier intact

Lacking a strong blood-brain barrier, germ-free mice (left) can't prevent a radioactive tracer (yellow) from entering the brain the way that mice with microbes (middle) can. But adding microbes to germ-free mice (right) restores the blood-brain barrier.

Wireless electronic implants deliver antibiotics, then harmlessly dissolve

Wireless electronic implants deliver antibiotics, then harmlessly dissolve

Optical (and corresponding IR) images of the dissolution of implant device (top row: powering induction coil with resistor/heater) (credit: Tufts

HIV is slowly evolving into a less deadly and less infectious form

HIV is slowly evolving into a less deadly and less infectious form

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