An injectable polymer gel developed by Dr Steven Zeitels, Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Voice Center, mimics traits of human vocal cords and can be used to help people that are experiencing difficulty using their voice.
New injectable plastic gel could aid Adele, Julie Andrews (PlasticsToday)
A new 3-D printer presented at the SIGGRAPH conference in Los Angeles this month can tell whether a digital 3-D model design will fail or last after being printed, something other 3-D printers are not able to do, according to an article on the New Scientist.
New Scientist: 3D printers tell you when your design will fail (New Scientist)
Russia is transforming from an emerging market to a medical device market that could compete with the top players of Europe, United States and Japan.
Russia Emerging from Behind Iron Curtain with Innovation (PMPNews)
Forbes interviewed Dr James (Jim) Weinstein, CEO and President of the healthcare system and medical centre Dartmouth-Hitchcock (Hanover, NH, USA) about the relationship between social value and success in the healthcare value chain.
Health Care: Don’t We All Want Social Value and Success? (Part Tw0) (Forbes)
A conference that will take place next month in San Diego will highlight upcoming changes to the regulatory approval process for IVD products marketed in Europe.
IVD Conference Explores Impact of New European Regulations (IVD Technology)
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