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Infection complicates 2 to 2·5% of breast implantations

Infection complicates 2 to 2·5% of breast implantations

Gene therapy helps generate bone around dental implants

Gene therapy helps generate bone around dental implants

Small is beautiful in the medical world

Small is beautiful in the medical world

Honeycomb-like polymer implant helps re-build the faces of children

Honeycomb-like polymer implant helps re-build the faces of children

Infants have much to say if adults will only listen

Infants have much to say if adults will only listen

Medical device innovations - fabricating the future

Medical device innovations - fabricating the future

Exposure to the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) stimulates prostate cancer cell growth

Exposure to the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) stimulates prostate cancer cell growth

40-year tale of investigation and innovation into the challenge of hip implant failure

40-year tale of investigation and innovation into the challenge of hip implant failure

Blocking a key molecule protects breast implants, permanent catheters, pacemakers and artificial joints from rejection and damage by the body

Blocking a key molecule protects breast implants, permanent catheters, pacemakers and artificial joints from rejection and damage by the body

Tofu-based biomaterial that can help mend broken bones

Tofu-based biomaterial that can help mend broken bones

New devices for people who suffer dry mouth or lack of saliva

New devices for people who suffer dry mouth or lack of saliva

Botox reduces pain and spasms during breast reconstruction after mastectomy

Botox reduces pain and spasms during breast reconstruction after mastectomy

Scientists have given blind nerve cells the ability to detect light

Scientists have given blind nerve cells the ability to detect light

Silicone facial implants provide HAART patients with a healthier appearance

Silicone facial implants provide HAART patients with a healthier appearance

Heart bypass gets new source for replacement blood vessels

Heart bypass gets new source for replacement blood vessels

Plastic surgeons can reduce breast augmentation re-operation rate by over 15 percent

Plastic surgeons can reduce breast augmentation re-operation rate by over 15 percent

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