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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

Study requires patients for new type of silicone-gel breast implants

Study requires patients for new type of silicone-gel breast implants

New grid device helps orthodontists accurately place and guide the newly approved mini-orthoscrews

New grid device helps orthodontists accurately place and guide the newly approved mini-orthoscrews

Radiance FN/Radiesse injectable implant material appears effective and well tolerated by patients undergoing facial soft tissue augmentation

Radiance FN/Radiesse injectable implant material appears effective and well tolerated by patients undergoing facial soft tissue augmentation

Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), the most frequently performed surgical procedure among teenagers

Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), the most frequently performed surgical procedure among teenagers

Animal bone implants that resemble natural bone

Animal bone implants that resemble natural bone

Patent for orally administrable pharmaceutical may aid treatment of overdose patients

Patent for orally administrable pharmaceutical may aid treatment of overdose patients

Grow your own breast implants

Grow your own breast implants

Embryonic cell implantation improves motor skills in patients with Parkinson's disease

Embryonic cell implantation improves motor skills in patients with Parkinson's disease

Biocompatibility of interactions that occur between implanted biomaterials and the host living tissue

Biocompatibility of interactions that occur between implanted biomaterials and the host living tissue

New material, cellular perfluoroelastomers could revolutionise surgery and save lives

New material, cellular perfluoroelastomers could revolutionise surgery and save lives

Textured titanium medical implants may be better than smooth ones

Textured titanium medical implants may be better than smooth ones

FDA approval for miniature robot for spinal procedures

FDA approval for miniature robot for spinal procedures

Patients play computer games using only the signals from their brains

Patients play computer games using only the signals from their brains

Eastern Plastics Incorporation allowed to sell components produced from OXPEKK® implantable polymer

Eastern Plastics Incorporation allowed to sell components produced from OXPEKK® implantable polymer

Dow Corning breast implant claim checks to be mailed soon

Dow Corning breast implant claim checks to be mailed soon

Cochlear implant early in life helps children with hearing loss to acquire language and communication skills

Cochlear implant early in life helps children with hearing loss to acquire language and communication skills

Study examines impact of cochlear implants

Study examines impact of cochlear implants

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Researchers are pioneering regenerative medicine techniques that could help millions of Americans heal faster after dental surgeries

Researchers are pioneering regenerative medicine techniques that could help millions of Americans heal faster after dental surgeries