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From aircraft aerodynamics to improved heart implants

From aircraft aerodynamics to improved heart implants

New way to create a permanent chemical bond between antibiotics and titanium

New way to create a permanent chemical bond between antibiotics and titanium

Implant-placed overdentures make life more pleasurable

Implant-placed overdentures make life more pleasurable

Cochlear implants' performance not affected by amount of hearing loss in the implanted ear

Cochlear implants' performance not affected by amount of hearing loss in the implanted ear

Simple new way to modify collagen, paving the way for better infection-fighting bandages

Simple new way to modify collagen, paving the way for better infection-fighting bandages

Pig brain cell transplant looks hopeful for treating Huntington's disease

Pig brain cell transplant looks hopeful for treating Huntington's disease

Consumer groups in U.S. threaten legal action over implant investigation

Consumer groups in U.S. threaten legal action over implant investigation

Guidant receives FDA approval to re-enter heart failure market

Guidant receives FDA approval to re-enter heart failure market

Robotic human jaw

Robotic human jaw

Guidant prepared to launch heart failure devices outside the United States

Guidant prepared to launch heart failure devices outside the United States

Innovative new brachytherapy planning tool

Innovative new brachytherapy planning tool

Radiation therapy to combat early-stage prostate cancer does not affect sexual and urinary function

Radiation therapy to combat early-stage prostate cancer does not affect sexual and urinary function

Researchers isolate substance most responsible for the tissue damage that follows initial spinal cord injury

Researchers isolate substance most responsible for the tissue damage that follows initial spinal cord injury

Researchers use novel cocktail of cells to coax muscle tissue to develop its own vascular network

Researchers use novel cocktail of cells to coax muscle tissue to develop its own vascular network

Fungal contamination of saline-filled breast implants is readily preventable

Fungal contamination of saline-filled breast implants is readily preventable

Researcher develops compounds to control bacteria

Researcher develops compounds to control bacteria

Two-sided coating could breathe life into medical implants

Two-sided coating could breathe life into medical implants

Breast CT may improve on mammography - more gentler, more accurate

Breast CT may improve on mammography - more gentler, more accurate

Major Chinese breakthrough for pSivida - patent granted

Major Chinese breakthrough for pSivida - patent granted

Solar cell implant may restore some sight for the blind

Solar cell implant may restore some sight for the blind