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Biomedical researchers in China are taking a page from Hollywood, kind of, by using liquid metal to bridge the gap between the two ends of a cut nerve.
A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.
A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning.
Kinect is enabling surgeons in London to view and manipulate medical images via gesture and voice control.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh hope the new imaging technique will help them identify neural connections broken by traumatic brain injuries and other neurological disorders.
Prototype gadget is a combination of GPS, accelerometer, camera, and sensors that track everything from time spent at the computer to where you eat out.
Using two grids of 16 microelectrodes implanted atop the brain, Utah researchers are one step closer to enabling paralyzed people to speak via their thoughts.
The Brio, which treats the symptoms of Parkinson's, gets European approval and is implanted in a 67-year-old man, though it is yet to be approved for use in the U.S.
Doctors had to keep Gavin Brooke, an 18-year-old from the United Kingdom, awake during a six-hour brain surgery. So he listened to his iPod.
Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, sends list of precautionary measures to faculty and staff.