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3D-printed airway splint saves baby's life

A rare condition caused Kaiba Gionfriddo's airway to collapse, so doctors created a dissolvable splint that's supposed to reabsorb into his body as his windpipe grows in a healthy manner.

By May. 23, 2013

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3D-printed medical device rescues baby's breath

A baby with a rare condition will get to go home for the first time thanks to a 3D-printed airway splint that is helping him breathe on his own.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Coming soon: A Breathalyzer for pot and cocaine?

Scientists in Sweden believe they've made a breakthrough in creating a machine that police can use to detect high drivers.

By Apr. 27, 2013

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Hair clip inspires device that clamps down traumatic bleeding

The ITClamp could reduce traumatic bleeding deaths in combat zones and following civilian accidents by helping minimize blood loss before surgery.

By Apr. 6, 2012

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Got sleep apnea? Stimulate your tongue

ImThera's new treatment for sleep apnea ditches the bulky masks of yore for a tiny neurostimulator surgically implanted near the tongue, currently being tested in Belgium.

By Feb. 19, 2010

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Belly lift device could help obese patients breathe easier

Students at Rice University devise a way to literally lift a patient's burden during medical procedures.

By May. 9, 2012

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For some with sleep apnea, patch proving good alternative to mask

The Provent Therapy device, which has gained steam since its 2008 FDA approval, consists of two disposable plugs held just inside the nostrils with hypoallergenic adhesive -- a much less bulky option than the often prescribed CPAP mask.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Odds ands Ends: PowerBook fan speed and dust; More Starband satellite problems

Odds ands Ends: PowerBook fan speed and dust; More Starband satellite problems

By Apr. 5, 2004

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Baby Bubbler could help ailing infants breathe

A portable device out of Rice University is aimed at helping children with acute respiratory infections breathe naturally as they recover.

By Jun. 9, 2010