Second Sight receives $1.6 million grant for development of Orion cortical visual prosthesis
The National Institutes of Health has granted Second Sight Medical Products a $1.6 million grant in order to fund the early feasibility clinical trial of a visual cortical...
2 days ago - Healio
Audit of penile prosthesis insertion for management of prolonged ischaemic priapism in a tertiary referral centre
Aim: Ischaemic priapism is an emergency requiring prompt step wise treatment. Erectile dysfunction following detumescence is common. Priapism lasting > 48hrs causes complete ED...
1 month ago - International Journal of Surgery
Scientists trick the brain to embody the prosthetic limb
The famous idiom "seeing is believing" is not enough to help amputees with the use of their prosthetic limb. Many amputees opt out of prolonged use of their prosthetic limb...
1 month ago - News Medical
Robotic Nipple Sparing Mastectomy and immediate Breast Reconstruction with Robotic Latissimus Dorsi Flap Harvest - Technique and preliminary results
Robotic nipple sparing mastectomy was associated with promising cosmetic outcomes. Robotic surgical platforms were also successfully applied in the field of breast...
1 month ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
People with artificial hands are doing damage to their intact limbs
Salford University scientists led the trial, which fitted electronic sensors to prosthesis users. The results of the research were published in the journal Scientific Reports.
1 month ago - Daily Mail
New techniques reveal how prosthesis users are doing damage to their intact limbs
RESEARCHERS from the University of Salford have used new techniques to show that people with artificial arms and hands are doing damage to their intact limbs.
1 month ago - News Medical
Ankles with varus, valgus or neutral alignment had similar outcomes after ankle arthroplasty
Results published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery showed patients with either varus or valgus malalignment of the coronal plane tibiotalar angle who underwent...
1 month ago - Healio
SUSU scientists develop Russian analog of voice prostheses using 3D printing
People who underwent larynx surgery face a necessity of a voice prosthesis implantation, but such artificial windpipes are only produced abroad.
2 monthes ago - News Medical
Sensory Prosthesis Allows an Amputee to Pick Up His Granddaughter Again
Use of Sensory Prosthesis at home gives a feel of Having a Hand Again to Amputees, finds a new study. These Neural-connected Sensory Prostheses give the functional and a...
2 monthes ago - Medindia Health
O&P's Virtual Present and Future
Despite technological advances in prosthetics, a major problem within the O&P profession remains that a large percentage of amputees still abandon or reject their prosthesis...
2 monthes ago - Healio
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New Smartphone App and Lab Kit Can Help Diagnose Urinary Infections Much Faster
Your smartphone can be your doctor now, here's how. New smartphone app using the phone's camera and lab kit can help identify urinary tract infections much faster.
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
Neuroscientist reveals the five ways you can boost your boring commute
Neuroscientist Dr Liron Jacobson works at Peak Labs in London and has shared five ways you can improve your mind during your commute. And none of them involve scrolling on...
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
Even the Best Healthcare Facilities Can Do More to Fight Infections: Study
Providing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies can help reduce healthcare-associated infections by up to 55 percent, reveals a new study.
New Test Could Detect Patients at Risk from Lethal Fungal Spores
New test developed by scientists could allow physicians to screen patients at risk from Aspergillus easily and effectively.
Controversial study claims human memory cells do not grow throughout life...
Until the early 1980s, scientists accepted the findings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal - the father of modern neuroscience - that adult brains do not experience neurogenesis, the...