A future cochlear implant with no exterior hardware required

Posted in Medicine on 14th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

A new low-power signal-processing chip that could lead to a cochlear implant that does not require external devices has been developed by researchers.

3D-printed hip implant lets teenager walk again

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

The 3D-printed implant that has given a once wheelchair-consigned teenager the ability to walk on her own.

Trials to begin on new degradable surgical implant

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers in Oxford have developed a degradable implant which they say has huge potential to improve surgical success rates.

A genetically engineered weight-loss implant

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

In response to excessive blood-fat levels, it produces a messenger substance that signals satiety (fullness) to the body.