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Signal boosting implant allows patients with Parkinson’s to walk

April 23, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Canada, Parkinson's, Western University, electrical signals, implant

Patients with Parkinson’s have been able to walk after receiving electrical stimulation to their spines. A new treatment, developed by …

Prototype skin implant signals cancer by forming a visible mole

April 20, 2018
Medical Communications Cancer, device, implant, medtech, pharma

Researchers working with Professor Martin Fussenegger at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at ETH Zurich in Basel have …

FDA approves first buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence

May 27, 2016
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing FDA, addiction, buprenorphine, dependence, implant, opioid, probuphine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Probuphine, which is the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance treatment …

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Contraceptive microchip tipped to revolutionise birth control

July 14, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Bill Gates, MIT, contraceptive, device, implant, microchips

IT start-up company MicroCHIPS is developing a radical new contraceptive in the form of a microchip that is implanted under …

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