As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well as the ways that 3D printing technology is helping patients to overcome it. Arthritis is becoming more rampant than ever, listed as the number one cause of disability and affecting over 50 million Americans, which is project to grow to around 67 million by 2030. The word arthritis is essentially defined as ‘joint inflammation’, and is an overarching medical term that describes around 200 rheumatic diseases that negatively impact the joints, surrounding cartilage, and connective tissues.
Scientists were able to grow and sculpt miniature pig bones to be used as replacement for missing anatomical structures. It was used to repair a pig’s lower jaw, one of the strongest and most complex […]
ZDNet – A UK startup is using HoloLens headsets and off-the-shelf hardware to recreate the experience of the operating theatre. […]
3D printing is making leaps and bounds in its advancement, and through its journey forwards, this technology is taking many other technologies and applications forward along the way. As part of a series of articles, […]