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Long-term safety of transplanted pig cells to humans confirmed

Long-term safety of transplanted pig cells to humans confirmed

Human primitive spinal cord cells may delay symptoms and paralysis associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

Human primitive spinal cord cells may delay symptoms and paralysis associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

Deep brain stimulation could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms on both sides of the body

Deep brain stimulation could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms on both sides of the body

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

Collaborative research will help bring hope to Americans who are losing their sight to degenerative retinal diseases

Collaborative research will help bring hope to Americans who are losing their sight to degenerative retinal diseases

Transparent gel could soon become the first and best choice for sealing corneal incisions

Transparent gel could soon become the first and best choice for sealing corneal incisions

New targets for combating infections in medical implants

New targets for combating infections in medical implants

Background noises don't just cover up conversation, they may actually scramble brain activity

Background noises don't just cover up conversation, they may actually scramble brain activity

Discovery of how protein in teeth controls bone-like crystals to form steely enamel

Discovery of how protein in teeth controls bone-like crystals to form steely enamel

$16 million investment in minute wireless implant technology

$16 million investment in minute wireless implant technology

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Cochlear implantation leads to a higher quality of life in elderly patients

Cochlear implantation leads to a higher quality of life in elderly patients

Researchers find palatal implants provide effective snoring relief

Researchers find palatal implants provide effective snoring relief

FDA approves permanently implanted lens as an alternative to contact lenses or laser surgery

FDA approves permanently implanted lens as an alternative to contact lenses or laser surgery

High tech implants to aid facial reconstruction

High tech implants to aid facial reconstruction

Surgeons remodel and replace man's jaw bone allowing him to eat first dinner in 9 years

Surgeons remodel and replace man's jaw bone allowing him to eat first dinner in 9 years

New type of artificial hip - ceramic-on-metal

New type of artificial hip - ceramic-on-metal

New screening tool prevents wrong patients from receiving Parkinson's surgery

New screening tool prevents wrong patients from receiving Parkinson's surgery

Henry Ford Hospital doctors have successfully completed 1,000 robotic prostatectomies

Henry Ford Hospital doctors have successfully completed 1,000 robotic prostatectomies

Surgeons implant a new investigational neurostimulator in a patient with medically refractory epilepsy

Surgeons implant a new investigational neurostimulator in a patient with medically refractory epilepsy