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How to simulate the lower jaw
A simulator for the lower jaw has been developed at Samara Polytech. The device is intended for the prevention and treatment of diseases of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
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Orthopedics: Grant to treat shoulder injuries in wheelchair users
The New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research awarded a $549,000 grant to Trevor Dyson-Hudson, MD, of Kessler Foundation; the grant is one of three awarded to Foundation scientists for spinal cord injury research, totaling $1.74 million.
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Physiotherapy: Quality post-stroke rehabilitation system
Researchers of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) and Italian high-tech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania are developing a technology for the personalised care of the patients who have experienced a stroke. After collecting data of physiological parameters, the multimodal system will choose personalised rehabilitation solutions for each patient.
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Orthopedics: personalized prosthetics from the 3D printer
With the growth of 3D printing, it's entirely possible to 3D print your own prosthetic from models found in open-source databases. But those models lack personalized electronic user interfaces like those found in costly, state-of-the-art prosthetics.
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Implants: From foam to bone
Researchers from the University of British Columbia and McMaster University have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy, foamlike substance that can be injected into the body and provide scaffolding for the growth of new bone.
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