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study: fungi and bacteria grow on body implants




a body implant provides a new habitat for bacteria and fungi, a new study conducted at the university of copenhagen reveals. the researchers have examined a number of implants such as screws implanted in the body in connection with surgery and discovered bacteria and fungi on them - despite the fact...



mit's 'gps' for the body can locate hidden implants




the technology bounces radio signals off the patient, using an algorithm to track the implant. the main challenge is simply determining the difference between reflections from the skin and the implant itself. for that, the csail team uses a diode to create combinations of the signals that help it fi...



j&j may have to pay 22 indians rs 20 lakh each for faulty hip implants




johnson and johnson's (j&j's) allegedly faulty hip implants could cost it  close to rs 4,40,00,000 in compensation to indian patients.  the american multinational medical devices and pharmaceuticals firm could be ordered to pay 22 indian patients who were allegedly given faulty hip implants  rs 2...



presstv-swedish company offers employees microchip implants




 an ultra-trendy company in stockholm is offering microchip implants to its members, in order to help them open doors or operate office equipment.the employees have tiny microchips embedded in their hands. they help with simple daily tasks like opening locked doors or operating office printers. the...



a gps for inside your body




image: this is mit professor dina katabi. view more credit: simon simardmedical processes like imaging often require cutting someone open or making them swallow huge tubes with cameras on them. but what if could get the same results with methods that are less expensive, invasive and time-consuming...



heat-tempered magnesium alloy a strong choice for implants




titanium is the preferred material for surgical fixation procedures ranging from knee replacement to jaw implants. however, since this super-strong metal is not absorbed by the body over time, it can cause complications like infection, fistulization (particularly following radiation therapy), interf...



radical methods for infected implants




molecules that are more often known for their potential to cause cancer may have a new, health-promoting role. scientists are now discovering how these "radicals" may be used to prevent infections and promote the long-term success of dental implants.



knee implant price reduction




in a move that would benefit lakhs of orthopaedic patients, the national pharmaceutical pricing authority on wednesday announced fixing the ceiling prices of 15 types of knee implants, reducing the market prices of several devices by more than 60%.eleven types of knee implants required in primary su...



presstv-swedish railway uses microchip implants




sweden's state-owned rail operator sj is allowing passengers to use microchip implants rather than conventional tickets. the idea is currently being trialed just among some sj members. it means all they need to travel is their left hand and the small microchip implanted in it. authorities believe i...



breast implants may impede ecg and lead to false heart attack diagnosis




vienna, austria - 21 june 2017: breast implants may impede an electrocardiogram (ecg) and could result in a false heart attack diagnosis, according to research presented today at ehra europace - cardiostim 2017.1"our experience shows that breast implants make it difficult to see the heart with echoc...



researchers bring the bling to improve implants




a diamond coated 3-d printed titanium disc. credit: rmit universityin a world first, australian researchers have harnessed the power of diamonds in a breakthrough that could lead to radical improvements in the way human bodies accept biomedical implants. researchers from rmit university have for the...



breast cancers detected at smaller size in women with implants




march 29, 2018 - breast augmentation with implants does not interfere with the ability to detect later breast cancers--in fact, cancers may be detected at a smaller size in breasts with implants, according to a study in the april issue of plastic and reconstructive surgery®, the official medical jo...



government extends caps price of knee implants for one more year




the government on tuesday extended for a year the cap on prices for knee implants, ranging from rs 54,000 to rs 1,14,000. providing relief to patients going for knee implants, the national pharmaceutical pricing authority (nppa) has extended the ceiling prices till august 2019. "the ministry of chem...



nine us deaths linked to breast implant-associated cancer




nine women are believed to have died in the united states from a rare cancer linked to breast implants, us health officials said tuesday, with more than 350 cases of the disease recorded nationwide. a possible association between breast implants and anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (alcl) was first id...



mit researchers create wireless power delivery for implanted medical devices




researchers at mit have created a new way to power and communicate with devices that are implanted deep within the human body. such devices could be used for drug delivery, monitoring internal conditions within the body, or treating disease by treating the brain with electricity or light. the implan...



kevlar cartilage could help you recover from joint injuries




you don't even need a lot of it to replicate a human body's sturdiness and overall functionality. a material with 92 percent water is about as tough as real cartilage, while a 70 percent mix is comparable to rubber. previous attempts at simulating cartilage couldn't hold enough water to transport nu...



risks of getting breast implants, according to a surgeon




there are risks involved in every surgical procedure, but this is one you may not have expected: the fda recently reported 359 cases and nine deaths from a rare cancer linked to breast implants.the cancer is anaplastic large cell lymphoma (alcl), which impacts the cells around the implant. this non-...



a practical guide to microchip implants




enlarge/ behold, a microchip implant with its delivery device. https://dangerousthings.com/share this storywhen wisconsin-based tech company three square market offered to pay for its employees to be voluntarily microchipped last summer, the internet was aghast. but just days before the so-called ...



new study identifies successful method to reduce dental implant failure




image: new nanocoating shows promise in dental implant protection. view more credit: university of plymouthaccording to the american academy of implant dentistry (aaid), 15 million americans have crown or bridge replacements and three million have dental implants -- with this latter number rising b...



tiny implants for cells are functional in vivo




for the first time, an interdisciplinary team from the university of basel has succeeded in integrating artificial organelles into the cells of living zebrafish embryos. this innovative approach using artificial organelles as cellular implants offers new potential in treating a range of diseases, as...



retinal implant could add years to your eyesight




early experiments are promising, although they do reveal some limits. rats with the implants don't show any improvement over their afflicted peers in low light (since the light-sensitive material isn't kicking in), but their response to brighter light is nearly as good as that of a healthy animal. a...



vaginal mesh implants: lawsuit against johnson & johnson set to commence




a class action lawsuit is beginning against johnson & johnson over claims its vaginal mesh implants have left thousands of women suffering pain. more than 700 women suffering strong pain from vaginal mesh implants have launched a class action against global healthcare giant johnson & johnson in the ...



vaginal mesh implants: lawsuit against johnson & johnson set to commence




a class action lawsuit is beginning against johnson & johnson over claims its vaginal mesh implants have left thousands of woman suffering pain. more than 700 women suffering strong pain from vaginal mesh implants have launched a class action against global healthcare giant johnson & johnson in the ...



vaginal mesh implants: lawsuit against johnson & johnson set to commence




a class action lawsuit is beginning against johnson & johnson over claims its vaginal mesh implants have left thousands of woman suffering pain. more than 700 women suffering strong pain from vaginal mesh implants have launched a class action against global healthcare giant johnson & johnson in the ...



a practical guide to microchip implants




enlarge/ behold, a microchip implant with its delivery device. https://dangerousthings.com/share this storywhen wisconsin-based tech company three square market offered to pay for its employees to be voluntarily microchipped last summer, the internet was aghast. but just days before the so-called ...