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Seriously ill patients could receive untested treatments under new bill

Seriously ill patients who are told there is nothing more doctors can do for them could receive untested medical treatments if a new bill becomes law.<p>The medical innovation bill aims to beef up legal protection for doctors so they can draw on more experimental therapies for patients for whom all …

Three Ideas Wearable Designers Should Steal From This Smart Medical Device

Designers often talk about doing good, but Artefact actually backs it up.<p>In between crafting elegant set top boxes and mobile UIs, the Seattle studio …

The Early Access to Innovative Medicines scheme will make us healthier for longer

Imagine this: you take a routine trip to the doctors. Except it doesn’t turn out to be routine at all. Instead, the doctor tells you that you only have months to live. Worse still, there is no certified cure. There is a potential drug that could save your life, but it’s stuck in a regulatory …

Installing the world's first electronic spine

In <i>The Washington Post</i> this week, reporter Jim Tankersley follows a team of doctors as they install one of the world's first electronic spine replacements, dubbed the Neurobridge. The patient is paralyzed from the chest down, but researchers hope the Neurobridge can restore control of his hands. A …

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Just press Print - 3D bioprinting enables wearable and medical innovations - Machines | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

A conference at Dublin City University (DCU) is highlighting how 3D ‘bioprinting’ enables innovation in wearable and medical technology.<p>Could the …

Hard to swallow: the world's first drinkable sunscreen

Yesterday, the Telegraph and the Mail ran stories about the world’s first drinkable sunscreen. To say the product described deviates from accepted science would be an understatement. Imagine you programme your sat nav to take you to central London, but instead it directs you to one of Neptune's …

All alone in the universe?

<b>Taken from the May 2014 issue of Physics World</b><p>Five Billion Years of Solitude: the Search for Life Among the Stars <i><br>Lee Billings</i><br>2013 Current Books …