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Crisalix SA, Switzerland

Crisalix enables doctors and aesthetic patients around the world to answer the common question “how might I look after the procedure?”? Through its unique online technology, patient satisfaction is improved, both during the consultation and post surgery. more

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  • Elevated hormone flags liver problems in mice with methylmalonic acidemia

    Researchers have discovered that a hormone, fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), is extremely elevated in mice with liver disease that mimics the same condition in patients with methylmalonic acidemia (MMA), a serious genomic disorder. Based on this finding, medical teams treating patients with MMA more

  • Your brain with a migraine

    When migraine sufferers see the tell-tale squiggly lines, light flashes and blind spots of a migraine aura, they prepare for a migraine. When researchers see the brain image of an aura, they try to figure out what causes it and if there is a way to stop the start of the migraine. Now an internationa more

  • Early indicators of bone loss after hip replacement discovered

    Hip replacements relieve pain and restore mobility for hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States each year, but about 40,000 of the more than 280,000 of these procedures performed annually in the U.S. are to replace failed previous hip replacements, at a direct cost of more than $1 bill more

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Smart Self-clearing Implantable Catheter Using Micro-devices

A new technique being developed by Purdue University researchers could provide patients who require implantable catheters in the treatment of neurological and other disorders with a smart, reliable, and self-clearing catheter that could eliminate the need for additional surgery to replace failin ... more

Ingestible origami robot

Researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound. more

Virtual Reality in Medicine: New Opportunities for Diagnostics and Surgical Planning

Before an operation, surgeons have to obtain the most precise image possible of the anatomical structures of the part of the body undergoing surgery. University of Basel researchers have now developed a technology that uses computed tomography data to generate a three-dimensional image in real t ... more

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