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Bunion Correction Kit Addresses Underlying Skeletal Deformity

An innovative mini plate and suture implant system realigns and stabilizes the metatarsal bones to correct Hallux Valgus deformity.  More...
02 Sep 2014

Clot-Buster Ultrasound Device May Become Best Treatment Option for Stroke Patients

A new device is being developed to treat stroke more effectively. The new technology fits on the head similar to a halo and delivers therapy to rapidly bust clots that cause stroke.  More...
01 Sep 2014
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PET Imaging Reveals Brain Benefits from Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

Imaging studies revealed that weight loss surgery has been found to suppress changes in brain metabolism associated with obesity and improve cognitive function involved in planning, strategizing, and organizing.  More...
01 Sep 2014
Image: The ATI Neurostimulation System (Photo courtesy of Autonomic Technologies).

Implanted Neurostimulation Device Treats Cluster Headaches

A miniaturized, multichannel, peripheral nerve stimulator, smaller than an almond, could provide relief from cluster headaches, which are more painful than migraines.  More...
01 Sep 2014

Shape Memory Polymer Designed to Help Reconstruct Faces

Researchers have developed a “self-fitting” material that expands with warm salt water to effectively fill bone defects, and also acts as a scaffold for new bone growth.  More...
28 Aug 2014
Image: PLLA biodegradable polyester nanosheets (Photo courtesy of Tokai University).

Innovative Wound Dressing Wraps Burn Wounds

A new nanometric biomaterial coating hugs body contours like cling-wrap, preventing bacteria from colonizing wounds.  More...
28 Aug 2014
Image: The eShield line of sterile covers for handheld electronics (Photo courtesy of Whitney Medical Solutions).

Disposable Cover Shields Electronics in Operating Room

A novel film envelope creates a barrier from contaminants on smart devices and electronics, making them usable in a sterile environment.  More...
27 Aug 2014

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