Stem cells have the capacity to be used to reconstruct and repair native tissues, but to apply them so that they survive and live on in their new home can be quite challenging. Now researchers at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science have developed a “biopen” that can deposit stem cells wherever needed. The technology was developed to allow surgeons to repair damaged cartilage within the intra-articular confines of joints.
Médecins Sans Frontières, aka Doctors Without Borders, is investigating how 3D printing and virtual reality technologies can help the organization setup field hospitals that are well suited to their environment and the situation being addressed. […]
Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said it would cut about 3,000 jobs in its medical-devices division as part of an effort to remove $1 billion in annual costs in the business that makes sterilization equipment […]
Get in, get a new knee, go home. As treatments get less invasive and recovery times shrink, a new kind of hospital is cropping up — the “bedless hospital.” They have all the capabilities of […]