Researchers have identified a previously hidden link between our immune system and the activation of cells that lead to organ rejection.
It pumps blood using ventricles like those of a real heart, but it begins to degrade after just 3,000 beats.
Targeted treatment could be used for pneumonia and other bacterial infections.
Global life expectancy rates continue to rise , which poses the question: will the trend ever stop? New research reports there’s no sign of a fixed age limit for the human body, with human beings set to keep living longer and longer.
The rise of machine intelligence is often associated with the downfall of humanity, but analysis of clinical data is improving outcomes. That’s making doctors more informed, not more redundant, for now.
Scientists have 3D-printed a soft, artificial heart made of silicone that beats almost like a human heart, putting us another step closer to replacing damaged human hearts without the need for a transplant.
The age of the cyborg may be closer than we think. Rapidly improving medical robotics, wearables, and implants means many humans are already part machine, and this trend is only likely to continue. It is most noticeable in the field of medical prosthetics where high-performance titanium and carbon fiber replacements for limbs have become commonplace. …
A woman in China just received the world’s first 3D printed titanium sternum implant thanks to a team of innovative doctors at theÂ Tang Du Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University. Ms. Guâ¦
It launches a $20 million fund for nonprofits whose emerging tech could help make people living with disabilities become more independent. The first bit goes toward low-cost prosthetics and auditory therapy.
While great strides have been made in printing organ tissue outside of the body, one scientist believes bioprinting the tissue inside the body will be a more effective method.