3D Printed Cast Mends Broken Bones Faster

3D Printed Cast Mends Broken Bones Faster

3D printers are a hot concept these days, and they are triggering all sorts of exciting projects in many fields, from arts to architecture. Some of the most interesting projects are in the WellTech arena. For example, the winner of the 3D Printed Forms and Products...
Implant Harvests Energy

Implant Harvests Energy

Implantable technology devices have already become part of the medical arsenal, such as pacemakers. These devices have a flaw that can even be fatal; they run on batteries. And batteries run down. A typical pacemaker must be replaced every six to 10 years, which...
Quick Help for Heart Attacks

Quick Help for Heart Attacks

Are you experiencing familiar chest pains? If you’ve already had a heart attack, chances are that your cardiologist has stressed the importance of getting to a hospital as quickly as possible if you think you’re having another attack. But where’s the...
Smart Sox to Prevent Amputations

Smart Sox to Prevent Amputations

More than 26 million people in the United States suffer from diabetes. Many of these lose feeling in their feet, which can lead to ulcers that if untreated, can get infected. According to the Center for Disease Control, every 20 seconds a diabetes patient somewhere...