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(Medical Xpress) -- A new pharmaceutical program that many Britons might find literally hard to swallow, has been announced. Pharmacy chain Lloydspharmacy has partnered with American technology firm Proteus ...
Medications Jan 18, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (13) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Research to restore sight to the clinically blind has reached a critical stage, with testing underway of the prototype microchips that will power the bionic eye.
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (9) | 0 |
For the very first time researchers have streamed braille patterns directly into a blind patient's retina, allowing him to read four-letter words accurately and quickly with an ocular neuroprosthetic device. ...
Neuroscience Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The Food and Drug Administration in the United States has approved a request by Proteus Digital Health to allow for the inclusion of tiny digestible microchips into medicines to assist ...
Medications Aug 01, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 3 |
About 15 years ago, MIT professors Robert Langer and Michael Cima had the idea to develop a programmable, wirelessly controlled microchip that would deliver drugs after implantation in a patient's body. This ...
Medical research Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have mimicked pulmonary edema in a microchip lined by living human cells, as reported today in the journal Science Tr ...
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Retina Implant AG, the developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), announced that the first UK patients participating in the Company's multi-centre trial have been successfully implanted. ...
Medical research May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Thanks to ideas of putting swarms of tiny robot bugs to work on a future space station, patients being medicated for blood clots may soon get a simple, home-use testing kit, here on Earth.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
By broadly comparing the DNA of children to that of elderly people, gene researchers have identified gene variants that influence lifespan, either by raising disease risk or by providing protection from disease.
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |