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Artificial wombs are coming and could completely change the debate over abortion

September 7th, 2017 at 4:36 pm » Comments Off

If a fetus can be transferred to a fabricated womb, can the right to abortion survive?



New camera can see through human body

September 7th, 2017 at 4:02 pm » Comments Off

Scientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body.



Texting trouble: Thousands injured by walking into walls

September 6th, 2017 at 9:43 am » Comments Off

We’ve all heard about the dangers of texting and driving. Turns out texting and walking isn’t so safe, either.



Stem cells treat baldness with PRP

August 26th, 2017 at 7:29 pm » Comments Off

Americans spend between one and four billion dollars a year treating hair loss. Now, four surgeons in the U.S. are testing a stem cell treatment in a non-surgical procedure. Overseas trials in Japan and Egypt are already showing some success.



New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

August 16th, 2017 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

A new device has been developed at The Ohio State University, which turns cells into other types of cells required for treating diseased conditions. During testing, one touch completely repaired injured legs of mice over three weeks



Edible robot surgeons will cure you from the inside out

August 14th, 2017 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

Back in 1985, the best robotic surgeon we had was the Puma 560, a manipulator arm just barely more advanced than Rocky Balboa’s robo-butler. Just barely. The Puma was nevertheless revolutionary. It was the very first mechanical operator, progenitor to steady-handed robo-surgeons like the DaVinci system. But in the near future, robots will no longer […]



Will stem cells replace dental implants?

August 11th, 2017 at 10:06 am » Comments Off

For many, a toothache may bring up their deepest and darkest fears. The reality for many is that the dentist can send you through a wave of emotions, to the point that you may end up trying to avoid your appointment entirely.



The first made-for-iPhone cochlear implant will help even more people FaceTime and listen to music

August 5th, 2017 at 8:20 am » Comments Off

Apple does pretty well when it comes to accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. The tech giant offers more than 50 models of hearing devices that, when linked to an iPhone, introduce a host of useful settings not available to the basic iPhone user. 



US facing imminent OB-GYN shortage

July 31st, 2017 at 2:08 pm » Comments Off

Women and women’s health advocates breathed a sigh of relief this week as the Better Health Reconciliation Act died a quiet death in the Senate.



This chip beams images onto the brain to help the blind see again

July 22nd, 2017 at 2:52 pm » Comments Off

Circumventing your eyes entirely, this chip beams images from the world onto the brain to help restore sight



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