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Surgeons Performed C-section To Save a Turtle

Egg binding is the name given to a condition where animals such as reptiles and birds are unable to deliver eggs. This condition can cause serious infections leading to death. This can be avoided if the egg or eggs are removed surgically. In 2013 a turtle... 

Gene Editing Tool May Wipe Out HIV

Genetic engineering is an extremely useful tool for removing harmful or unwanted effects from the genes of an individual. Cancer causing cells, cells that can cause obesity and other harmful diseases can be ‘turned off’ with a few complicated... 

3D Printed Plastic Cast Speeds Bone Recovery Using Ultrasound

3D printing just keeps getting bigger and better. The latest prototype creates a cast by combining 3D printing and ultrasound pulses. This does not only make the cast comfortable to wear with plenty of space for air but it also looks cool. Most important... 

Custom 3D Printed Kidneys Help Doctors Remove Tumors

The process of tumor removal off an organ is a complicated one. If that tumor is formed in a remote location, there is a threat of causing harm to the fragile tissues around it during operation. That explains why surgeons usually rely on CT scans before... 

Scientists Discover Brain’s Anti-distraction System

A couple of psychologists from Simon Fraser University have recently made inroads into neuroscience. The latest discovery suggests that genetic as well as environmental reasons are responsible for the suppression and hindrance of brain functionality.... 

Scientists Create Artificial Blood For Humans ‘Will Be Manufactured In Factories’

This might sound like something straight out of a criminal investigation TV show but rest assured this is real. A trial is all that stands between blood production on a wider scale. It would involve production of artificial blood derived from stem cells... 

Surgeons Successfully Implanted 3D Printed Skull For The First Time Ever

3D printing continues to impress and extend advantages to the field of medicine. It has now worked its magic to help replace a human skull. A successful operation was performed on a patient, 22 years of age, who was struck by a rare bone disorder which... 

Scientists Discover New Cancer Treatment That Causes Cells To Explode

Losing a loved one to something as virulent as cancer is devastating. A number of methods have been employed to combat this deadly disease in the past. Researchers at Karolinska Institute of Stockholm in Sweden now present a fresh method that leads to... 

This Tiny Camera Could Take Real Time 3D Images From Inside the Heart and Blood Vessels

Technology seems to be making life a whole lot easier for the likes of doctors and scientists, alike. Now surgeons can benefit from 3D images showing the insides of human arteries and veins from more than one direction. All thanks to a 1.5mm snapper that... 

This Woman Invented a Way to Run 30 Lab Tests on One Drop of Blood

Are you one those people who feels that a week is too long a wait for blood tests to produce a result? Maybe you are stressed due to the long wait and eager to get your results earlier. Afterall, the earlier the results arrive the earlier you are familiarized...