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3D Printing for Medical Devices Sees Mainstream Adoption, Gartner Study Says

By Bruce Gain -
3D printed medical devices are becoming a mainstream commodity following their “peak of inflated expectations,” analyst firm Gartner says.

Electrostimulation Device Treats Spinal Curvature

By Thomas Klein -
In an effort to find a better treatment for spinal curvature in children and young people, the EU’s “StimulAIS” project is focused on electrostimulation of muscles.
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Electrostimulation Device Treats Spinal Curvature

By Thomas Klein -
In an effort to find a better treatment for spinal curvature in children and young people, the EU’s “StimulAIS” project is focused on electrostimulation of muscles.
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Electrostimulation Device Treats Spinal Curvature

By Thomas Klein -
In an effort to find a better treatment for spinal curvature in children and young people, the EU’s “StimulAIS” project is focused on electrostimulation of muscles.
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Researchers Develop Reliable Next Generation Shape Metal Alloys

By Michael Lang -
Researchers in Germany and in the USA have created a thin titanium-nickel-copper-alloy with excellent material properties. In the future, they might be used in artificial heart valves.
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Researchers Develop Reliable Next Generation Shape Metal Alloys

By Michael Lang -
Researchers in Germany and in the USA have created a thin titanium-nickel-copper-alloy with excellent material properties. In the future, they might be used in artificial heart valves.
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Novel Process Allows Bioprinting of Blood Vessels

By Thomas Klein -
An international research project developed a new process combining inkjet printing and stereolithography to create branched artificial blood vessels. In the future, the vessels might be used to support bioprinted tissue.

Johnson and Johnson and PCH Form Alliance to Support Med Tech Hardware Startups

By Bruce Gain -
Johnson and Johnson Innovation (JJI) and medical device manufacturer PCH have formed an alliance that will lend support to startups in the consumer medical hardware sector.

MIT Researchers Devise Method to 3-D print Glass Objects

By Thomas Klein -
A group of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led by Neri Oxman and Peter Houk has developed a technique to print three-dimensional glass objects.

New Textile Light Emitting Device Treats Skin Cancer

By Bernard Banga -
A French medical research laboratory has teamed-up with a textile engineering college to develop an innovative luminous textile device combined with a laser to treat actinic keratosis.
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