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Health Innovation Technology

3D Printed ‘Bionic Eye’ Holds Hope For Restoring People’s Vision

Andrea D. Steffen
The first-of-its-kind prototype for a “bionic eye” has been fully 3D printed by researchers at the University of Minnesota. The bionic eye was made by 3D printed an image sensing array of light receptors onto
Health

New 3-D Printed ‘Sponge’ Soaks Up Excess Chemo Drugs Preventing Harmful Effects

Andrea D. Steffen
Scientists have created a tiny, cylindrical “sponge” with 3D printing technology. This new device could cut down on toxic effects of cancer treatment by bringing the filtering abilities of a fuel cell into the blood
Health Innovation

An Implantable Knee Shock Absorber Has Been Embedded In A Person For The First Time

Andrea D. Steffen
Millions of people suffer daily with the pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis. Current treatments to slow the progression of the disease are limited. Although, that may change very soon. There is a new medical device
Environment Health

New Evidence That Artificial Sweeteners Have Toxic Effects On Gut Bacteria

Andrea D. Steffen
FDA approved artificial sweeteners and some sports supplements were found to be toxic to digestive gut bacteria in new studies. Their consumption can adversely affect gut microbial activity, causing a wide range of health issues
Environment Health

China Built The World’s Biggest Air Purifying Tower And It Works!

Andrea D. Steffen
An experimental tower has been built in Xian in Shaanxi province, northern China that is said to be the largest air purifier in the world standing at over 100 meters (328 feet) high. It has
Health

Researchers Transform Breast Cancer Cells Into Fat Cells to Stop Them From Spreading

Andrea D. Steffen
Researchers from Switzerland’s University of Basel Department of Biomedicine were able to transform cancer cells into fat by exploiting a mechanism they use to spread throughout the body. The best part is, since the drugs
Health

New HIV Infections in South Africa Drop Almost 50 Percent

Andrea D. Steffen
South Africa has the largest HIV epidemic in the world. Surprisingly enough, recent research by the Human Services Research Council (HSRC) recorded the rate of new HIV infections in the country has dropped by 44
Health Technology

Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Six Years Before Diagnosis

Andrea D. Steffen
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. There are however preventative measures. New promising drugs have emerged in recent years that can help curb the condition’s progression. Although, the thing with these medicines is that
Health Innovation

Watch A Swarm of Nanobots Swim Through Eye To Deliver Medicine

Andrea D. Steffen
The human eyeballs encompass substances that are difficult to penetrate. These obstacles make successful ocular drug delivery challenging. The current method of topical administration to treat diseases in the anterior of the eye works, but
Health Sustainability

This Coffee Company Is Providing Indigenous People With Clean Water

Andrea D. Steffen
There is a coffee company in Canada with a clear goal for clean water for all. They want to bring good quality drinking water, free of charge, to every home, every reserve, every treaty, and

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