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Jaw Joints Grown From Fat Could Alleviate TMJ Pain
TMJ Pain
Healthcare
Jaw Joints Grown From Fat Could Alleviate TMJ Pain
Researchers have grown new jaw joints for pigs from fat-sourced stem cells, and the technique could one day cure TMJ pain, or even knee pain, in people.
October 18, 2020

Researchers have grown new jaw joints for pigs from fat-sourced stem cells, and the technique could one day cure TMJ pain, or even knee pain, in people.

Medical Innovations
A New Way to Heal Badly Broken Bones with Electrical Stimulation
electrical stimulation
Medical Innovations
A New Way to Heal Badly Broken Bones with Electrical Stimulation
A new bone scaffold delivers electrical stimulation to broken bones, speeds up the healing process, and then simply dissolves into the body.
July 6, 2020

A new bone scaffold delivers electrical stimulation to broken bones, speeds up the healing process, and then simply dissolves into the body.

Future of Medicine
Using Ebola to Fight Brain Cancer
Using Ebola to Fight Brain Cancer
Future of Medicine
Using Ebola to Fight Brain Cancer
A lab-altered Ebola virus can hunt human brain cancer cells without killing healthy cells.
By Julia Sklar
April 30, 2020

A lab-altered Ebola virus can hunt human brain cancer cells without killing healthy cells.

Neuroscience
Brain Implant Restores Sense of Touch in Man With Paralysis
Brain Implant
Neuroscience
Brain Implant Restores Sense of Touch in Man With Paralysis
Researchers have used a brain implant to help a man with paralysis both move his arm again and regain a sense of touch.
April 29, 2020

Researchers have used a brain implant to help a man with paralysis both move his arm again and regain a sense of touch.

Medical Innovation
This Adjustable Heart Valve Would Grow as a Child Ages
heart valve
Medical Innovation
This Adjustable Heart Valve Would Grow as a Child Ages
A new, prototype artificial heart valve can adjust to a child’s growing body, potentially sparing them from multiple open-heart surgeries before adulthood.
March 7, 2020

A new, prototype artificial heart valve can adjust to a child’s growing body, potentially sparing them from multiple open-heart surgeries before adulthood.

Uprising
Diving Deep Into the Brain to Measure Neurotransmitters
Using computation psychiatry to study the brain
Uprising
Diving Deep Into the Brain to Measure Neurotransmitters
Researchers are taking the first measurements of neurotransmitters in active human brains, using computational psychiatry to understand how the mind works.
December 21, 2019

Researchers are taking the first measurements of neurotransmitters in active human brains, using computational psychiatry to understand how the mind works.